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Semen analysis done. Final outcome of report?

time of specimen 12.05pm
time of xamnination 12.35pm
duration of abstinence 3days
liquefaction at 37 degree cent. 30 min
volume 1ml
appearance viscid opaque, color - whitish, viscosity- slight, pH - 8
total sperm concentration 24million/ml
percentage motility-70% gradeA-30%, gradeB-20%, gradeC-20%
agglutination-positive , pus cells- 2-3/hpf, rbc-nil, epithelial cells- nil
normal morphology-80%, abnormal morphology-20%, head defects-5%, neck & midepiece- 6% , tail defects - 9%, semen fructose qualitative-positive.
Can any one explain the final outcome of report ? trying to conceive my wife for past 1 year, will i be a father with such a report ? plz guide
Asked On : Fri, 26 Apr 2013
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Pathologist and Microbiologist 's  Response
Hello and welcome to HCM,

The semen analysis is as follows:
1. The physical characters- color, pH, viscosity and liquefaction are within normal limits.
The volume is less. A minimum of 2 ml per ejaculate is considered normal.
2. The sperm count is within normal limits. It should be at least 20 million per ml. Your count is above this limit. The total sperm count should be at least 40 million per ejaculate.
3. Motility is within normal range. At least 50 % sperms should show active motion.
4. Morphology is also within normal range. At least 50% sperms should have normal morphology.
5. Presence of pus cells indicates infection. Infection should be treated.

The only abnormality is low semen volume. The low volume reduces the total sperm count.
All others parameters are normal.

Repeat semen examination to confirm the total volume. All others values make you fit bearing children.

Thanks and take care.
Dr Shailja P Wahal
Answered: Sat, 27 Apr 2013
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