|Sample & container required||Semen sample.
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
Patient preparation: external genitalia should be washed with soap and water before sample collection.