Semen Analysis Ireland

Semen Analysis

A standard semen analysis provides information on semen parameters such as sperm count, motility and morphology. The following booking guidelines will be strictly enforced: You will complete a Covid-19 triage questionnaire as part of the booking process. If you have any reason to believe you may have Covid-19 or been identified as a close contact please do not attend the clinic. Please attend the clinic alone. Please attend at the designated time as there will be no access to waiting rooms. A €40 cancellation fee applies
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Volunteer Semen Analysis

At the moment our lab is testing out a new device for semen analysis and preparation. We are accepting volunteers who are willing to donate a semen sample to this project. If you would like to take part please select the appointment type 'Volunteer Semen Analysis' below when you are booking. You will receive a full semen analysis report within 2 to 5 days of your appointment. After we perform the semen analysis the remainder of your sample will be tested in the new device before being discarded. Please note that post vasectomy check samples are not suitable for this project. Appointments are strictly limited and will be available for a short time only.

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Sperm DNA Fragmentation Testing

A Sperm DNA Fragmentation test measures the status of the Sperm DNA which is located in the sperm head. For some individuals, this DNA can have high levels of fragmentation which may affect the fertility status. It is possible to have increased Sperm DNA Fragmentation levels even with a normal Semen Analysis result.

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At ReproMed we offer 3 types of Sperm DNA Fragmentation Tests. The TUNEL assay (Terminal Transferase dUTP Nick End Labelling), the sperm chromatin structure assay (SCSA) and the COMET assay.
The type of test will be determined by your doctor. In all cases a portion of your sample will be sent to an external laboratory where the test will be performed.
TUNEL Assay

To book a TUNEL assay online select the appointment type ‘TUNEL assay & Semen Analysis’

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Sperm DNA Fragmentation (SCSA)

To book the SCSA test select the appointment type ‘Sperm DNA Fragmentation & Semen Analysis’

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COMET Test

If your Doctor has advised a COMET test please phone the clinic to arrange an appointment.

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ONLINE BOOKING -Step 1

Select your Appointment Type and Clinic Location

You can choose from Semen Analysis or Sperm DNA Fragmentation Test with Semen Analysis. Your referring doctor will have informed you if you require the Sperm DNA Fragmentation Test or a TUNEL Assay. You can obtain a sterile sample container from your GP or Pharmacy. Choose your preferred clinic Dublin, Kilkenny or Drogheda.

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Step 2

Check the Calendar

Choose an appointment date and time which is most suitable for you. Please attend the clinic at the designated time selected. There will be no access to our waiting room during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Step 3

Fill in a Short Health Questionnaire

All questions must be answered in order to proceed with your booking. The questionnaire contains important Covid-19 related triage questions.

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Step 4

On the day of your appointment

On the day of your appointment, produce your sample and bring it to the clinic in a sterile container. Check-in at reception and you will be directed to the lab. You will be asked to sign a form to confirm receipt of the sample and you can then leave the clinic. Your results will be available within a few days of your appointment.

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If you are a VHI Member, please note that your discount only applies for patients who have had an initial consultation with ReproMed (per VHI terms & conditions).
Words cannot express how grateful we are to you for all the expertise, dedication and support you gave us. We really thought we would never be lucky enough to have another child so thank you all so much for making our dreams come true and making us the happiest people in Ireland.
Ruth & Matt
Dublin. Ireland