1. The sample should be collected after a minimum of 48 hours and no longer than 7 days since last having sex.
2. You should deliver the sample to the laboratory within one hour of production. The sample bottle which contains the sample should not be left out in the cold but should be kept warm, for example, in a pocket.
3. You will be given a sample bottle. The sample should be obtained by masturbation and ejaculated into the bottle. Ordinary condoms must not be used for semen collection.