Path: A Fertility Test for Couples and Men - Path Fertility

Trying to conceive? Sperm quality matters.

Our advanced Sperm Quality Test (SpermQT) analyzes the molecular function of sperm and is 6x more predictive of fertility potential than standard semen analysis.

How it Works

What is SpermQT?

SpermQT analyzes the epigenetic patterns on sperm DNA at genes important for sperm production, sperm maturation, and embryo development.

Variation in the epigenetic patterns of DNA methylation at these important genes have been associated with specific fertility outcomes.

Men that present with the SpermQT DNA methylation biomarker are at High Risk for having poor sperm quality.

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Benefits of SpermQT

When used as an initial assessment of male infertility it can…

  1. Better direct treatment for couples struggling to conceive

    “Should we do IVF? Could we conceive with IUI?”

  2. Avoid unnecessary procedures that may not work 

    Hormonal stimulation with timed intercourse or artificial insemination

  3. Save precious time (months or years!)

    Get to the treatment quicker that is most likely to work

  4. Provide a diagnosis for couples with unexplained infertility

How Path Works

Step 1: Physician Orders Test

Once ordered, we’ll send a discreet and easy to use kit in the mail with instructions. Need a physican to order your test? Contact us!

Step 2: Return Your Sample

You collect your sample and send it back to our lab, in a pre-paid shipping parcel.

Step 3: Analyze Your Results

We perform a DNA methylation analysis on your sample and provide your results directly to your physician for review.

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    You can count on us.

    Path is developed by top male fertility researchers, medical specialists, and parents who have traveled this road before.

    Andy Olson

    Co-founder & CEO
    Father of four

    Kristin Brogaard, PhD

    Co-Founder & COO
    Mother of Two

    Alex Pastuszak, MD, PhD

    Clinical Advisor

    Larry Lipshultz, MD

    Clinical Advisor

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