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FRUSE / FROS-M
FRUCTOSE, SEMEN OR SEMINAL PLASMA

Test Code FRUSE / FROS-M 
Test FRUCTOSE, SEMEN OR SEMINAL PLASMA 
Methodology A Qualitative method Using Resorcinol 
Description Fructose testing should be considered for patients with azoospermia and low volume ejaculates to establish the origin of the azoospermia. 
Specimen SUBMIT ONLY 1 OF THE FOLLOWING SPECIMENS:

Patient should have 2 - 7 days of sexual abstinence at the time of semen collection.

SEMEN
Total ejaculate in a screw-capped, sterile, plastic container. Maintain sterility. Specimen should be FROZEN at -20 C and sent on dry ice. DO NOT DILUTE SPECIMEN.

SEMINAL PLASMA
1. After semen collection, wait 30 - 40 minutes until the semen is liquefied, then centrifuge the semen for 10 minutes at maximum centrifuge speed.
2. Remove top 3/4 of specimen with a pipette and place in a plastic vial (0.5 mL of seminal plasma is required to do assay).
3. Discard remainder of centrifuged specimen.
4. Send specimen FROZEN on dry ice. 

Reference Values Positive 
Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 82757