Viscous Semen Sample

25 Apr 2023 | News, Tips & Tricks

Obtaining satisfactory sperm yield from highly viscous semen samples remains a major problem for laboratories providing
Tips and Tricks:
Viscous samples can be treated with PureSperm® Buffer.
You simply add PureSperm®Buffer to the ejaculate (dilution 1+3), 1 part PureSperm®Buffer and 3 parts sample (e.g. 0.5 ml PureSperm® Buffer + 1.5 ml semen sample).
Incubate for 15-30 minutes at 37°C, mix using a pipette and the sample is ready for preparation (preferably using a density gradient).

Kind regards,
Nidacon Team

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