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Research of sperm clinical analysis standardization methods for development of optimal standardization and use in Latvia

Project/agreement No.
Project funding
30 000.00 EUR, including 27 000.00 EUR EEA and Norwegian Financial Mechanism funding and 3 000.00 EUR RSU co-funding
Project manager
Juris Ērenpreiss
Project realization
01.01.2009. - 30.10.2010.


Study spermogram (SG) standardization methods in order to develop optimal standardization systems for introduction and use in Latvia and other Baltic countries


Project tasks

  • Collect the experience of Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Denmark in SG and standardisation
  • To conduct theoretical and practical training for laboratory doctors and doctors clinicians in performing SG and interpretation of result for infertility treatment strategy selection

Activities of the project

  • International seminar of the Baltic States and Denmark “Experience, analysis, results in creation of a united SG standardisation system”. Informative reports of the participant countries, practical training for laboratory and clinical doctors, analysis of SG. Development of recommendations for the Ministry of Health
  • Collection of research cooperation results, analysis and development of recommendations
  • Reporting of the results of the seminar in International Conference

Project cooperation partners

  • Riga Stradiņš University - Lead partner
  • Copenhagen State Hospital Reproduction and Growth Department (prof. N. Jorgensen)
  • Tallinn University of Andrology Centre ( M. Punab)
  • Kaunas University Hospital Department of Endocrinology Dr. B. Žilaitiene)