Sperm vitality can be assessed using by means of a hypo-osmotic swelling test in order to determine the amount of dead and live sperm. As one shall see, live cells can be distinguished by evidence of swelling or curling of the sperm tail.
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By Emilio Gómez Sánchez B.Sc., Ph.D. (senior embryologist), Laura García de Miguel M.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Paloma de la Fuente Vaquero M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Michelle Lorraine Embleton B.Sc. Ph.D. (biochemist).
Last Update: 02/06/2018