Leucospermia, or an increase of white blood cells in the semen, can cause male infertility.
This is because leukocytes may cause sperm to clump together, causing problems with sperm movement. In addition, a large number of pyocytes can lead to increased oxidative stress, thus reducing sperm quality.
Read the full article on: Leukocytospermia or Pyospermia – Causes & Treatment ( 66).
By Carmen Ochoa Marieta M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), María Arqué M.D., Ph.D. (gynaecologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Patricia Recuerda Tomás B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Rebeca Reus BSc, MSc (embryologist) and Sandra Fernández B.A., M.A. (fertility counselor).
Last Update: 05/16/2023