If the semen analysis shows azoospermia or severe oligospermia, the specialist can ask the male for a genetic study of microdeletions of the Y chromosome.
For this purpose, it will only be necessary to draw the male's blood, as if he were to undergo a routine blood test.
Read the full article on: How is male infertility caused by Y chromosome microdeletions? ( 51).
By Neus Ferrando Gilabert B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Michelle Lorraine Embleton B.Sc. Ph.D. (biochemist).
Last Update: 08/17/2022