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Sperms per ampoule

Hello. I want to know when sperms are frozen and stored in ampoules. How many sperms do fertility centers store per ampoule. I gave a sample for ICSI treatment and I was told that they got 2 ampoules only. I suffer from a very low sperm count.

Our Expert's Answer

This information was published 6 years, 8 months ago and was correct at the time of publication. It may not reflect our current practices or regulations.

Please note that all the answers we give are on a generic basis only, as we cannot provide more in-depth answers without access to your medical history. If you need a more detailed response, tailored to you, we would recommend a consultation with one of our Fertility Specialists for more comprehensive medical advice.

The number of sperm in each ampoule varies enormously between patients. If you have a very low sperm count the clinic will have optimised your freezing cycle by dividing the sperm sample into 2 ampoules. You should ask the clinic for more information and enquire if they would recommend freezing more samples.