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(Semen analysis)

Please call 0116 258 5922 to make an appointment 
Appointments are available Monday to Wednesday   
We regret we are unable to accept samples without an appointment 
If you have been referred by your consultant or G.P you must bring your referral form with the sample
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Any abuse of our staff during this time will not be tolerated 

Based at the Leicester Fertility Centre, level 0 Kensington Building, Leicester Royal Infirmary, LE1 5WW, the clinic offers the NHS Regional Diagnostic Andrology Service for Leicester City, County and Rutland.

The center also provides a private diagnostic semen analysis service.

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This service is for infertility sperm samples only

You should have been issued with a sample pot, request form, a set of instructions and a semen analysis form. The instructions and semen analysis form can be downloaded from this page.

  • Samples are only accepted via appointment. Do not attend the clinic unless you have an appointment booked.

  • Samples must be produced at home and brought to the clinic ideally within an hour of production.
  • Samples must be delivered by hand to the reception. 

  • Samples must be accompanied by a semen analysis form and a request form from your GP or other heath care professional.

  • Samples must be labelled

  • Samples must be kept at body temperature and are best kept in a pocket during transit

  • Please leave more than 48 hours sexual abstinence before producing the sample, but less than 7 days abstinence

  • There is no clinic-specific parking for this service

Results are issued to your GP or other health care professional; please call the person or department who requested the test directly.

We regret that results cannot be given out over the telephone for confidentiality reasons.

Please note that we review and update our information regularly to ensure the best possible service for you. Please check the website regularly for updates.

Whilst we endeavor to ensure a smooth and efficient service for both patients and health care professionals, there may be occasions when a sample cannot be tested. We will try and inform the patient and health care professional as soon as possible if this is the case.

Please contact the clinic to arrange an appointment if you require a retro-grade semen analysis.

Private Semen Analysis

A private semen analysis can be booked directly with the clinic by the patient on 0116 258 5922.

  • Contact the clinic on the above number and book a date and time slot for your sample

  • We will send out a pot, form and instructions on how to produce a sample for analysis

  • samples are produced at home in accordance with these instructions, please read carefully to obtain meaningful results

  • Results are given the same day by telephone 

  • A fee is payable on the day for the test, please contact us for an up to date price list on 0116 258 5922

  • Cancellation fees maybe incurred for missed appointments and/or late cancellations