Sample Required Semen sample
Sample Container Sterile universal container
Sample Volume 2 mL
Transport/Storage Transport to the laboratory on the day of collection or store overnight at room temperature
Turnaround Time • 3 days for routine culture
• 5-7 days if Mycoplasma and/or Ureaplasma cultures are requested
Notes Patient preparation: external genitalia should be washed with soap and water before sample collection.