Relationships between serum hormone levels and semen quality among men from an infertility clinic.

@article{Meeker2007RelationshipsBS,
  title={Relationships between serum hormone levels and semen quality among men from an infertility clinic.},
  author={J. Meeker and L. Godfrey-Bailey and R. Hauser},
  journal={Journal of andrology},
  year={2007},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={
          397-406
        }
}
Participation rates in epidemiologic studies on semen quality are generally very low, raising concerns as to the potential for selection bias. Since hormones both initiate and maintain spermatogenesis, they may serve as surrogates of semen quality in epidemiologic studies. For this reason, in the present study, we explored the influence and predictive ability of reproductive and thyroid hormones on semen quality among men who were partners in an infertile couple. Between 1999 and 2003, 388 men… Expand
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