This test includes a complimentary call with our fertility expert, Dr Irfana Koita.
The semen culture is a screening test that forms part of a basic fertility workup if you undergo a fertility assessment or treatment.
Feel free to use our service even if you are undergoing treatment at another private or NHS clinic. You will get a copy of your results via our secure patient portal.
Semen culture looks for the presence of aerobic and anaerobic microorganisms. Antibiotic sensitivity testing is also performed.
All men having a fertility assessment or treatment.
Yes, empty your bladder, wash your hands and genitalia before producing the semen sample. This will limit contamination due to the presence of bacteria in the lower urethra and skin. Do not touch the inner surface of the culture pot.
Kindly, label the sample with your full name and date of birth before posting it.
The sample should be collected and posted on the same day (before midday), so that it reaches the laboratory by the following day. Please do not post the sample on a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday.
- Order online
- Receive a discrete kit
- Collect sample
- Post kit using FREE packaging provided
- Receive results via email
The Doctors Laboratory, UK’s leading laboratory service.
Up to 5 working days.
Via an email link to our secure patient portal.
Yes, you can book a complimentary call with our fertility consultant Dr Irfana Koita.
IVF Matters is the 1st fertility service in the UK to offer interest-free payment plans for diagnostic tests. We offer 2 payment plans - Splitit and LayBuy.
Splitit enables you to pay with an existing VISA or MasterCard credit card by splitting the cost into interest and fee-free monthly payments, without additional registrations or applications. To be eligible, you must have the entire amount of your purchase available on your card. At the time of purchase, you will only be charged for the first payment. The remaining balance will be held on the credit card until the final payment is made.
LayBuy lets you spread the total cost over 6 weekly automatic payments. The first payment equal to one-sixth of the purchase price occurs once your order is completed. The remaining 5 payments are processed each week on the day of the original purchase. You will be required to log in to or set up a Laybuy account to use this payment facility. Selecting Laybuy at checkout will provide you an opportunity to register for an account.
How do I opt for this service?
Add your required product or service to the cart and proceed to checkout as normal. You can select either option as your payment method at checkout.
When will I receive my purchase?
Your order will be processed as if you had paid in full directly.
What if I have a problem with payments?
Paying with Splitit is always 0% interest and there are never any late fees. Other charges may apply from your credit card issuer. Laybuy will charge Late Payment Fees, so please do ensure you have adequate funds in your account for the duration of your payment schedule.
Who do I contact if I have a question?
Please contact the providers directly
Splitit FAQs: https://www.splitit.com/faq/shoppers/
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