Semen specimens for infertility investigations, donor screening and pre-chemotherapy cryopreservation cannot be accepted by Northern Pathology Victoria.
The patient must be referred by the requesting doctor to collection facility specialising in semen analysis.
A collection appointment must be arranged by the patient with the appropriate facility.
Recommended Referal Laboratory;
Andrology Unit/Sperm Bank, Royal Childrens Hospital, located at The Royal Womens Hospital, Carlton Campus, 321 Cardigan St Carlton VIC. phone 8345 3992.
An appropriate request form, collection instructions and location map can be downloaded from the RCH/RWH website (http://www.rch.org.au/andrology/contact.cfm?doc_id=9120