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Test ID: SAA    
Sperm Antibody, Indirect, Serum

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011


NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

In males:

-As an alternate specimen type (semen is preferred) when semen cannot be obtained

-As follow-up test when sperm agglutination is noted in the ejaculate

-With a history of testicular trauma, biopsy, vasectomy reversal, genital tract infection, or obstructive lesions of the male ductal system


In females:

-Preferred test for sperm antibodies

-With an abnormal postcoital test

-With unexplained infertility

-With history of genital tract infection or receptive anal or oral intercourse

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Immunobead Technique

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Antisperm Antibody, Serum

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Sperm Antibody Assay
Antisperm Antibodies