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Normal sample and sample with cryptozoospermia

Cryptozoospermia, also known as cryptospermia, is a sperm disorder that refers to a low sperm concentration. Specifically, cryptozoospermia is an alteration of oligospermia.

When a semen sample contains less than 100,000 sperm per mL of ejaculate, it is considered a cryptozoospermic sample. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) reference values, a semen sample must contain more than 15 million sperm per mL of ejaculate.

If the man has cryptozoospermia, achieving a natural pregnancy will be difficult. Therefore, it is most likely that assisted reproduction techniques will be needed to be able to conceive.

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By (gynecologist), BSc, MSc (embryologist) and (invitra staff).
Last Update: 07/28/2020
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