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Microscopic parameters of a semen analysis

In order to carry out a microscopic study of the semen, it is necessary to observe the spermatozoa with a Neubauer or Makler camera under the microscope and the different parameters discussed below are analyzed:

  • Sperm motility or ability of the sperm to move.
  • Sperm concentration: 15 million sperm per mL is considered a normal sperm concentration according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
  • Morphology: is evaluated by observing the head, body and tail of the spermatozoon.
  • Presence of leukocytes in the semen sample could be indicative of infection.
By (gynecologist), (reproductive endocrinologist), (embryologist), (embryologist), (gynecologist) and (invitra staff).
Last Update: 12/24/2020