Semen collection is the process of extracting semen samples from male partner through various approaches for the purpose of artificial insemination or IVF treatment. In semen processing, sperm washing will be performed to remove cellular remains, prostaglandins, bacteria as there may affect the fertilization process. After sperm wash, quality of the sperm should be maintained to enhance pregnancy.
Semen cryopreservation also known as sperm freezing, it is the technique to preserve the quality sperms for further IVF, IUI treatments or for future. Sperms will be stabilized under cryogenic temperature for freezing. This can be done either to donate sperms or for future treatments. Semen cryopreservation of frozen sperm can be stored in frozen state for several years.