Sandia National Labs develops sperm quality test

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Technology developed at Sandia National Lab gives men the opportunity to monitor their sperm quality in the privacy of their own home.

It’s called Trakfertility and it was created by two former Sandia researchers.

The new, portable diagnostic kit allows men to self-test for sperm count and quality with a few sample drops.

And it also provides results in five minutes.

Researchers discovered the technology while working on a project at Sandia labs that would quickly detect toxins.

It soon developed into a whole new project and was contracted out to be put in the marketplace.

The portable test kit should be available early 2015. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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