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Analysis of Semen for Fructose Concentration

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

The fluid produced by the seminal vesicles is rich in fructose, which provides energy for the sperm (and which may help to explain why the prostate is prone chronic prostatitis). Measurement of fructose in the semen can be helpful in evaluating an infertile male.

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