Chlamydia trachomatis and male infertility in Tunisia.

  title={Chlamydia trachomatis and male infertility in Tunisia.},
  author={Radhouane Gdoura and Leila Keskes-Ammar and Faouzi Bouzid and François Eb and Adn{\'e}ne Hammami and Jeanne Orfila},
  journal={The European journal of contraception & reproductive health care : the official journal of the European Society of Contraception},
  volume={6 2},
OBJECTIVE Chlamydia trachomatis is a common sexually transmitted micro-organism. The impact of chlamydial infection on semen parameters and male fertility is controversial. Our purpose was to determine the prevalence of C. trachomatis in the male partners of infertile couples in Tunisia and to assess the relationship between chlamydial infection markers and male infertility. METHODS Chlamydial DNA in urethral and in semen specimens was determined by using the Cobas Amplicor polymerase chain… CONTINUE READING


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