The sperm DNA fragmentation study is a complementary test for the study of male fertility. If the sperm DNA is damaged, alterations can occur in fertilization and the embryo formed may have difficulty implanting in the mother's uterus.
For this reason, it will be necessary for those men with more than 30% fragmentation in their sperm to resort to assisted reproduction techniques to achieve a pregnancy.
Read the full article on: Male Fertility Testing – How Do You Know if You Are Infertile? ( 69).
By Elena Santiago Romero M.D. (gynecologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Patricia Recuerda Tomás B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Sara Salgado B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Sergio Rogel Cayetano M.D. (gynecologist) and Michelle Lorraine Embleton B.Sc. Ph.D. (biochemist).
Last Update: 08/19/2022