This procedure is typically part of a fertility investigation for couples who have not been able to conceive. In addition, patients interested in evaluating their own fertility potential can have a sperm analysis as a first step. Are there sperm? Are there eggs? Can they find each other?
The GP semen analysis referral form is attached at the bottom of this page. Semen testing to confirm the absence of sperm in your semen azoospermia following vasectomy is an absolutely essential part of the process. This is why you have been asked to produce a semen sample for testing at Cambridge IVF following your vasectomy procedure. This process enables your doctor to confirm that the vasectomy procedure has been successful.
Please refresh the page and retry. A Canadian fertility doctor has lost his licence after it emerged he had been using his own sperm to inseminate patients over several decades. Bernard Norman Barwin is facing a lawsuit alleging he used the wrong sperm in 50 to births, including 11 cases in which he used his own. Dr Barwin, 80, gave up his medical licence in after a prior case for artificially inseminating three women with the wrong sperm, which he blamed at the time on simple errors.