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Andrology Laboratory

Andrology Laboratory


Andrology Lab

The Andrology laboratory can be found within the ACU at Bishop Auckland Hospital.  It is  UKAS accredited to offer semen analysis to both NHS and private (fee paying) patients.  We have a gentleman's room available to our male patients that require producing their semen samples on site.  The laboratory is staffed by CPA registered Biomedical Scientists four days per week. 

Samples are accepted by appointment only and with appropiate request form.

Tests offered by the Andrology Laboratory:

  • Routine Semen analysis for male infertility (concentration, motility, morphology)
  • Antisperm Antibody Testing (Mar Test)
  • Post Vasectomy semen analysis, including Special Clearance Counts


UKAS United Kingdom Accreditation Service

HCPC  Health and Care Professions Council

'I have to compliment everyone on their pleasant persona and their expertise and knowledge. By the end of the 5 days, I did not feel as though I had been in a hospital ward and was very relaxed.'

Patient, Ward 16 Orthopaedics, University Hospital of North Durham