Tag: antisperm antibodies

Antisperm antibodies

Types of antibodies

Antisperm antibodies are the main cause of immunologically induced infertility. They may be found in the sperm, in the seminal plasma and cervical mucus.

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Immunological sterility

Treatment for the APS syndrome

In this type of infertility there is an incompatibility between each partner caused by an allergy to semen in the female or her immune system attacking the sperm of her counterpart.

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Indications for ICSI

Poor quality of sperm

ICSI is an assisted reproductive technique indicated in multiple cases to overcome infertility problems. This technique’s efficiency has been proved even in most severe infertility cases in which pregnancy has finally occurred.

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Indications for artificial insemination

Sperm getting into the egg

Artificial insemination is recommended in couples suffering from mild infertility problems or in cases where a cause for infertility is found, while artificial insemination by donor is indicated for single women, lesbian couples, or severe male infertility cases.

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