Culture of seminal fluid in infertile men and relationship to semen evaluation.

@article{Gregoriou1989CultureOS,
  title={Culture of seminal fluid in infertile men and relationship to semen evaluation.},
  author={Odysseas V Gregoriou and Dimitris Botsis and Konstantinos Papadias and Dimitrios P Kassanos and Angelos E. Liapis and Pantelis A. Zourlas},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={1989},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={149-53}
}
Bacterial flora of the seminal fluid and its influence on semen quality, was examined in 225 asymptomatic unselected men. Each semen sample was cultured aerobically, anaerobically, for genital mycoplasmas, and for Chlamydia trachomatis. Semen analysis was made according to standard methods recommended by the W.H.O. All 225 semen samples had microbial isolates. All isolates had colony counts of 10(2) colony forming units (cfu/ml). Thirty-three cases had greater than 10(2) cfu/ml, 85 cases had… CONTINUE READING