The Ro Sperm Kit

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A trusted, easy, and fast way to test and store sperm.
Free shipping · Free 1 year of storage · Get reimbursed through FSA/HSA
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Easy, at-home sample collection
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Semen analysis results in 48 hours
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Analysis conducted at a CLIA-certified lab
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Additional storage available for $149/yr
People with sperm play an equal role in the fertility equation. In fact, infertility is equally likely to be caused by male factors alone as female factors alone. Together with the Modern Fertility Hormone Test, sperm testing can give you more information about your fertility as a couple.

Some sperm is lost and damaged during the shipping, storage, freezing, and thawing process. The semen analysis results reflect values at the time of the analysis, before freezing. These values will decrease throughout the freezing and thawing process. A semen analysis alone — and even in conjunction with the Modern Fertility Hormone Test — cannot be used to predict fertility.

What you’ll learn

The Ro Sperm Kit analyzes four characteristics of semen to give people with sperm more information about their sperm.

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Sperm count is the total number of sperm measured in the sample.

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Sperm concentration is the number of sperm per milliliter measured in the sample.

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Total motility is the percentage of sperm in the sample that are able to move.

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Total motile sperm count is the total number of moving sperm in the sample.

How it works

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Order the at-home kit. The Ro Sperm Kit arrives in a discreet box, and you can collect your sample from the comfort of your home.

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Get the results. After the sample is received at the lab, you'll get an email with results within 48 hours.

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Store the sample. Each viable sample is divided into three separate vials and stored at CLIA-certified sperm banks for $149/year (the first year is free!).

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Still have questions?

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FAQs

What can a semen analysis tell me?

Semen analyses test many parameters associated with sperm, and not all semen analyses are the same. The Ro Sperm Kit gives you information about your sperm count, sperm concentration, total motility, and total motile sperm count. But it does not give you other information, such as sperm morphology (the size and shape of your sperm) or progressive motility (the percentage of sperm moving the right way). These other values are useful in getting a better understanding of overall sperm characteristics. To learn more about what semen analyses—in general—can tell you, check out this blog post. But, keep in mind, this blog post is not specific to the Ro Sperm Kit. Some of the parameters discussed in the blog post are not tested with the Ro Sperm Kit.

What semen parameters does the Ro Sperm Kit *not* test?

While the Ro Sperm Kit tests sperm count, sperm concentration, total motility, and total motile sperm count, it does not test everything that a traditional semen analysis might. For example, the Ro Sperm Kit does not test sperm morphology (the size and shape of the sperm) or progressive motility (the percentage of sperm moving the right way). These other values are useful in getting a better understanding of overall sperm characteristics.

Who should be freezing their sperm?

Sperm freezing acts as an insurance policy to increase your fertility options later on if you need them. Freezing sperm should be available to all people with sperm and, in particular, people with sperm who may be undergoing chemotherapy, other cancer treatments, or gender confirmation surgery. It can also be important for those in high risk jobs or the military.

How much do additional years of storage cost?

The first year of sperm storage for three vials is free. Additional years of storage are $149 per year and can be canceled anytime by contacting [email protected] If you wish to withdraw your sample for use, there is a $299.99 withdrawal fee. There is no fee if you wish to discard your sample.

How is my sperm being stored in the lab?

The sperm sample will be tested and cryopreserved at a large full-service cryogenics lab.
The sample is processed and analyzed, and viable samples are divided into three separate vials, which are immediately frozen. Each vial can be individually thawed and used, giving you up to three opportunities to try to fertilize an egg from a single collected sample.

How do I know my sperm sample and personal information is secure?

All samples are stored at a secure partner lab facility and handled by a staff of trained cryogenic and laboratory professionals.

Do I need sexually-transmitted infections (STI) testing before ordering?

We recommend STI testing for everyone who intends on analyzing a semen sample followed by cryopreservation. While your journey today might not involve assisted reproductive technologies such as IVF, an STI test associated with your sample around the time of analysis and storage would enable retrieval and use in the future (we suggest within 10 days). A negative STI test associated with your specimen rules out STI related complications and reduces possible risk to mother and baby. Fertility clinics have varying requirements for accepting and using semen samples. Depending on your specific circumstances and the clinic you choose to use, completing STI testing within 10 days of storing your sample generates a report close to the time of sample cryopreservation which may be used as proof of a negative test for use of your sample at a later date. For more information on what kind of STI testing you might need, visit: https://ro.co/spermkit/faq#sti-testing.

Semen parameters may vary in any individual depending on many factors. The results in the report are for the sample received and analyzed before freezing and may differ from other samples collected from the same individual.

A semen analysis alone — and even in conjunction with the Modern Fertility Hormone Test — cannot be used to predict fertility. Different amounts of sperm are needed to attempt conception through different routes, such as sexual intercourse, intrauterine insemination (IUI), and in vitro fertilitization (IVF). Further, the analysis conducted on your sample measures only four characteristics of semen. There are other analyses that are not conducted that may provide more information regarding the characteristics of your semen.

Many clinics offering fertility services have infectious disease screening requirements prior to use of stored samples. We recommend that all members who are planning on storing their sample with Ro complete a full sexually transmitted infection (STI) screening prior to beginning the process.