Tag: spermiogram


Sperm vitality test

Necrospermia is a male fertility problem characterized by the presence of dead sperm in the ejaculate. Necrospermic men, however, are able to have biological offspring thanks to assisted reproductive technologies.

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Seminal quality

Cryptozoospermia or cryptospermia is a sperm pathology that may lead to male infertility and is characterized by a low sperm quantity. Actually, it causes the same symptoms as oligozoospermia, but more severely.

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Analysis of the amount of leukocytes in semen

Leukocytes in semen

When a semen analysis o seminogram is performed, one of the examinations included is the analysis of the presence of leukocytes in semen. It allows a more accurate examination of what is causing male infertility to be done, although it is commonly related to infections.

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Teratospermia: abnormal sperm morphology

It consists of an alteration within the sperm shape, in which more than 95% of sperm have an strange morphology, leading thus to male infertility because of an sperm factor.

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Male infertility detection test

Spermatic detection test

There are many men that suffer from male infertility. The classical test to evaluate their fertility is the sperm analysis; however, there are several parameters that can evaluate the sperm that are not studied, which means there are other ways of detecting male infertility.

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Evaluating the semen sample

The seminogram is a comprehensive test that evaluates different semen parameters, such as quantity, motility, morphology and vitality. The WHO has established a set of reference values to determinate whether a patient is fertile or not.

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Analysis of the sperm motility

Sperm motility

This test is performed within the semen, men whose sperm have movement difficulties suffer from a disorder called astenozoospermia which is a type of male factor infertility sperm.

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