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Could an immotile sperm fertilize the egg by ICSI?

By Zaira Salvador (embryologist).
Last Update: 01/07/2022

Yes, ICSI is also used in severe cases of asthenozoospermia. If it is not possible to find any moving sperm, an immobile sperm is microinjected. Fertilization is possible as long as this sperm was alive and with its DNA intact.

Read the full article on: When Is ICSI Recommended? ( 70).
 Zaira Salvador
Zaira Salvador
BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI)
License: 3185-CV
Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI) License: 3185-CV.