What is isolated teratozoospermia?

By Zaira Salvador.
Last Update: 11/28/2018

Isolated teratozoospermia is defined as having less than 10% of normal forms, based on Kruger’s strict criteria. A study published in 2003 showed that this type of teratozoospermia results in a lower cumulative birth rate compared to men with normozoospermia. (Spiessens C1, Vanderschueren D, Meuleman C, D’Hooghe T. Isolated teratozoospermia and intrauterine insemination, Fertil Steril. 2003 Nov;80(5):1185-9.)

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 Zaira Salvador
Zaira Salvador
BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV). Embryologist specializing in Assisted Procreation, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI).
License: 3185-CV
Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV). Embryologist specializing in Assisted Procreation, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). License: 3185-CV.
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