Although a semenanalysis is the gold standard for initial male testing, it is of limited value in predicting a couple’s chances of conceiving. The question remains, whether a better test would improve results.
Diagnostic tests for sperm DNA quality:
Sperm DNA damage appears to be more predictive and more reproducible than a semenanalysis.
Studies have shown that sperm DNA damage is associated with lower implantation rates, impaired embryo…Continue
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Infertility is a “couple” disease. About 20% of couples are considered infertile in the United States. Of these, male factors alone account for about 30%, and a combination of male and female factors account for another 20%.
The causes of male infertility may be divided into the following categories: