Sperm Penetration Tests
Why It Is Done
Sperm penetration tests may be done:
- When other tests have not found a cause for infertility.
- To see how the sperm function when a semen analysis test has shown some problems, such as slow movement or the sperm look abnormal.
- To check when another test, the postcoital test, has found sperm dead or not moving in the cervical mucus.
- To test sperm before doing in vitro fertilization.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference December 7, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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