The World Health Organization (WHO) establishes reference values for all sperm parameters. The WHO reference values in 1999 for sperm concentration was 20 million sperm per mL.
However, the last update of the normal values established by the WHO is from 2010. In this case, a sperm sample is considered normal if it contains at least 15 million sperm per mL. The 2012 WHO criteria are the ones followed today to assess the quality of a semen analysis.
Read the full article on: How Much Sperm Count Is Needed to Get Pregnant? ( 41).
By Mark P. Trolice M.D., F.A.C.O.G., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.E. (reproductive endocrinologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Patricia Recuerda Tomás B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Romina Packan (invitra staff).
Last Update: 02/18/2021