Regional Fertility Program
Cambrian Wellness Centre
Suite 400
2000 Veteran's Place NW
Calgary, Alberta T3B 4N2

Telephone: 403·284·5444
DSL: 403·284·9410
Pharmacy: 403·284·5401

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Fertility Facts and Programs

Diagnostic Semen Laboratory

The Diagnostic Semen Laboratory (DSL) works in conjunction with the Regional Fertility Program to provide specialized services related to the evaluation and treatment of male fertility. The Laboratory is accredited by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and inspected by Health Canada. The DSL provides the following services:

Semen analysis
Immunological testing (Antisperm antibodies)
Sperm Wash for Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)
Cryopreservation of sperm from PESA, MESA, and TESE surgical procedures; Vibrostimulation / Electroejaculation and Fertility Preservation
Donor Sperm Bank
Y-chromosome microdeletion
DNA fragmentation analysis

All requests for semen analysis are by appointment only.

Contact Info:
  • Address: Diagnostic Semen Laboratory, Cambrian Wellness Centre, Suite 301, 2000 Veteran's Place NW, Calgary, AB T3B 4N2
  • Phone: (403) 284-9410
  • Fax: (403) 284-4193

Google Maps: For interactive directions, click on the blue balloon indicating the Regional Fertility Program and then click on "Directions". Enter your starting address in A and then click on "GET DIRECTIONS."

Parking, provided by Precise Park, is available underground or on the surface parking lot just SE of the building. Parking rates are posted on the payment kiosk in the main lobby. There is limited street parking nearby the building.

Handicap parking is available in the front of the building. The clinic is wheelchair accessible.

Calgary Public Transit: use bus route #1 - Forest Lawn / Bowness.

Hours of Operation*: 0730 – 1545 Monday - Friday

*Note: Due to the processing time for semen analysis, appointments are scheduled between 07:30 and 11:00 a.m. Monday - Friday excluding statuatory holidays.

To Schedule an Appointment

If you have been advised by your physician to book an appointment for a semen analysis please contact the laboratory directly at (403)284-9410. You are required to bring the requisition form from your referring physician as well as your provincial health care card to your appointment.

When you undergo treatment at the RFP your appointments will be pre-arranged by the nursing staff. IVF/ICSI and intrauterine insemination (IUI) samples are collected the day of the procedure. Please note that patients providing samples for treatment procedures must present government issued I.D. (with photo and signature) at the time of collection. The semen sample cannot be accepted without proper identification.

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