When to Ask Male Adolescents to Provide Semen Sample for Fertility Preservation?
Article Title: When to ask male adolescents to provide semen sample for fertility preservation?
Authors: Ali A. Dabaja, Matthew S. Wosnitzer, Alexander Bolyakov, Peter N. Schlegel, Darius A. Paduch
Date of Publication: March 2014
“It is appropriate to consider a request for semen specimens by masturbation from teenagers at one year and six months after the onset of puberty; the onset age of puberty plus 1.5 years is an important predictor of ejaculation and sample collection for cryopreservation.”