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Sperm Concentration Rapid Test
Sperm Concentration Rapid Test
Sperm Concentration Rapid Test
Sperm Concentration Rapid Test

Sperm Concentration Rapid Test


Check on your concentration of sperm in your semen

This at-home test is a quick way to screen for a low concentration of sperm in your semen, and could help you understand what next steps to take in understanding your problems conceiving.

  • Simple semen sample lateral flow test

  • Rapid results in five minutes, no need to send to a lab

  • Tests if sperm concentration is below a threshold

  • Online support available to help you understand identify next steps

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Who is this test for?

This test is suited to any adults who would like to get a quick indication of whether their low sperm concentration is impacting their ability to fertilise a woman’s egg.

Why test

About one in three cases of a couple struggling to get pregnant can be caused by a low sperm count. Sperm count is determined by a number of different factors including sperm concentration, motility and sperm shape. A low sperm concentration is widely understood as when a man has fewer than 15 million sperm per millilitre of semen. Whilst this is common, it can be frustrating when it makes conceiving a challenge.

Male fertility problems can be caused by a number of different factors including excessive alcohol consumption, smoking, certain medications and being overweight. There are also medical problems that can cause this including imbalances in your hormone levels.

This test has been designed by healthcare professionals to give a good indication if your sperm concentration is ‘normal’ - equal to or more than 15 million/mL - or ‘abnormal’ - where sperm concentration falls below that number. You also have the option to access doctor-led recommendations on the next steps you could take.

How it works

Test tube

Collect your semen sample following the instructions provided in your test kit.

Lateral flow test example

Receive your results within five to 10 minutes.

Phone with QR code

Scan the QR code on the back of your test kit to learn how to manage your results.

How to use your rapid test

Intended use

This test can be used to screen for abnormal sperm concentration in a semen sample as a screener for male fertility and provides a preliminary test result based on a simple home self test. It has been designed by experts to qualitatively detect acrosomal protein SP-10 found in human semen to estimate sperm concentration above or below 15 million / mL.