The Current criteria by which sperm should be analyzed is laid out according to the World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines 2009.
To get a firm understanding of sperm quality, the test should include information about the following:
- pH (acidity/alkalinity)
- Consistency (liquefaction and viscosity)
- Agglutination (sperm stickiness)
- Concentration (sperm count)
- Motility (how the sperm move)
- Morphology (sperm shape)
- MAR test (antibodies)
- Other cells.