Spermioculture (method PCR)

Required material

  • sterile container with wide mouth and screw cap

How to collect the sample

  • wait at least 7 day from the end of any antibiotic therapy
  • wash hands and the intimate area with water and neuter soap, then dry the cleaned area.
  • obtain the seminal fluid through masturbation: all the ejaculated fluid must be collected into the appropriate sterile container.
  • close the container carefully in order to avoid the fluid to leak during delivering to the laboratory. Be careful not to touch the edge.
  • deliver to the laboratory as soon as possible, otherwise keep in the fridge at 4°C. Keep away from heat sources

How to collect results

Results can be received by email, ordinary mail or collected personally at HeLab from Monday to Friday from 8:45 to 18:00.

In case you delegate someone to deliver your sample or to collect your result, it is necessary to present the signed form “Sample delivery form” or “Result collection form” together with the copy of your own ID card and the copy of the person’s ID card you delegate.

When to deliver the sample : Samples can be delivered from Monday to Friday from 8.45 to 18:00 . Send to the laboratory as soon as possible, otherwise keep refrigerated