The transport media included in your kit extends the life of your sample. Your volume, count, concentration and morphology will not be affected by time in transit. These metrics are simply a reflection of how much sperm you are producing and their shape.

You can expect a small decline in the motility of the sperm, dependent on the number of hours the sample has been in transit. The decline ranges from 5–20%, with an average of about 10%.

For this reason, we use overnight shipping, aiming for less than 24 hours between the time the sample was produced and the time it reaches our lab.

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