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Fructose, semen

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Mayo 
Test ID: LAB992 
Methodology: A Qualitative Method Using Resorcinol
Schedule: Monday-Friday upon arrival
Reported: 1 week
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 1.0 mL Body Fluid in a Miscellaneous Container.
Pediatric volume: 0.5 mL.
Semen; Plastic vial(s); Freeze at -20 degrees C; Volume: total ejaculate
Handling: Collect after 2-7 days sexual abstinence; Do not dilute specimen.
Unacceptable conditions: Specimens other than semen
Stability: 3 days


Clinical Indications: Fructose testing should be considered for patients with azoospermia and low volume ejaculates to establish the origin of the azoospermia.

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 82757
Last Changed: 11/01/2016 10:40:40
Last Reviewed: 12/26/2016 23:40:51