Semen Analysis

Testing can be performed from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Pacific Campus (excluding weekends and holidays). No appointment is necessary.

Collection Information

  • Have intercourse or ejaculate three to four days before testing. Abstain from sexual activity thereafter.
  • No alcohol or drugs.
  • No hot baths.
  • Maintain normal body temperature.
  • Do not refrigerate.
  • Home collection: Put your sample into a sterile wide-mouth plastic container. Note the date and time of collection.
  • Laboratory collection: You will be given instructions at the lab.

Specimen should be delivered within 60 minutes from the time of collection to:

California Pacific Medical Center, Pacific Campus
2333 Buchanan Street
Clinical Laboratory
Second Floor, Room 2410
San Francisco, CA

Should you have questions, please call the lab at the Pacific Campus at (415) 600-2200.


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