Antisperm antibodies are a group of proteins that can be found in the semen and/or cervical mucus of females. In both cases, when they come into contact with sperms, they stick to them and prevent them from traveling through the tubes and Fallopian tubes to meet the egg.
As a result, egg insemination never occurs and the woman is diagnosed with immunological infertility.
Read the full article on: Immunologic infertility: types, causes and treatments ( 37).
By Blanca Paraíso M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Guillermo Quea Campos M.D. (gynecologist), Marian Chávez Guardado M. D. (gynecologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Sergio Rogel Cayetano M.D. (gynecologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist).
Last Update: 06/20/2018