Geisinger Medical Laboratories Test Catalog

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Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3037             Geisinger Epic ID: 31518

Specimen type:
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2-5 mL semen
Special notes:
Testing needs to be scheduled.

GWV: Testing is performed at GWV Monday-Friday by appointment only, (no testing on weekends or holidays). The patient will need to report to the Lab department at scheduled appointment time. If more than 30 minutes late, appointment will be cancelled.

Patients call 1-800-275-6401 (ask for Diagnostic Services) or dial direct to 570-808-5775 to schedule an appointment.
Physicians call 1-800-332-8901 to schedule an appointment. State "appointments" when prompted at the menu.

GMC patients call 570-271-5620 to schedule an appointment with Fertility. Testing is performed in Fertility/Andrology Department.

Patient preparation:
Two to seven days' abstinence.

Specimen processing instructions:
Specimen cannot be refrigerated. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature. Deliver immediately to the lab.
Specimen stability:
Specimen for infertility testing must be delivered within 60 minutes after collection and kept as close to the body as possible to maintain temperature while being transported to the lab. On site collection area is available (to ensure timely processing after collection).
Rejection criteria:
Refrigerated specimen. Specimen collection time exceeding 60 minutes.

CPT code(s):
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Semen Color, pH, Agglutination, Sperm Concentration, Total Sperm Count, Percent Motile Sperm, Sperm Morphology, Progressive and Non-Progressive Motility, Motile Sperm Concentration, Total Motile Sperm Count, Round Cells, Time of Specimen Collection, and Time Specimen Examined.
Microscopic and Macroscopic Evaluation and/or SQA Vision
Semen Analysis
Clinical significance:
This test is useful for assessing male fertility.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Michelle Pramick MD    
Review Date: 12/28/2022

Performing Locations

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

Performing laboratory: ATL+
Technical Lead: Jessica Kopeck    
Frequency: Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. by appointment only, two appointments per day. Not on weekends or holidays.    
Performed STAT? No
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