Duration of sexual abstinence: epididymal and accessory sex gland secretions and their relationship to sperm motility.

@article{Elzanaty2005DurationOS,
  title={Duration of sexual abstinence: epididymal and accessory sex gland secretions and their relationship to sperm motility.},
  author={Saad Elzanaty and Johan Malm and A Giwercman},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2005},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={221-5}
}
BACKGROUND The data on the association between the abstinence period and sperm motility are conflicting. METHODS Ejaculates from 422 men assessed for infertility were analysed according to the World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines. Seminal plasma neutral alpha-glucosidase (NAG), prostate-specific antigen (PSA), zinc and fructose were measured. Three groups were defined according to the length of sexual abstinence: G2-3 (2-3 days), G4-5 (4-5 days) and G6-7 (6-7 days). RESULTS The total… CONTINUE READING
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