Semen culture test is a specific lab test intended to detects traces of micro-organisms in semen. A sample of semen is sent to the laboratory and cultured in order to see if any micro-organisms grow in the sample and are present in the semen. With the identification of micro-organisms, a doctor is better placed to diagnose and treat any condition affecting the semen.
You will be required to provide a semen specimen under sterilised conditions before it will be sent to the lab as early as possible for analysis. The semen sample will then be checked and cultured for any trace of microorganisms such as bacteria and the growth rate under special conditions. After detecting the organism, another antibiotic sensitivity test will take place. Your doctor will then be able to prescribe the suitable antibiotic to offer you for treating the infection.
Sperm culture test is suitable for male patients experiencing specific medical conditions:
In such conditions, doctor may suggest a semen culture to figure out the traces of microorganisms.
This is essential test for the couples seeking infertility treatment and for those wanting to keep an eye on male reproductive health. Mainly semen culture test takes place prior IUI (Intra Uterine Insemination) and IVF (In Vitro Fertilization). If any pathogenic substance is detected during the test, your doctor will prescribe the appropriate treatment.
Semen culture test identifies bacteria (causative agent) and microorganisms causing infections in a man’s semen. This test effectively looks for STD (sexually transmitted disease) diagnosing and treating bacterial prostatitis and other infection in the reproductive system of a man.
This test will disclose the pathogenic bacteria responsible for infection in male reproductive organs. It helps the doctor to look for the antibiotics that help in treating the infection. By this way, doctor can treat the patients on time.
If you need to perform sperm culture test bacteria in UK, you can reach out to Private Blood Tests London on 020 71830244 or click on ‘book an online appointment’ button. Also you can give your semen sample to the clinic on schedule appointment date.
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Go to the Harley Street clinic for your blood draw and pay for your test in person
As soon as the results are ready, the will be sent to you by your chosen method