Sperm morphology assessment: diagnostic potential and comparative analysis of strict or WHO criteria in a fertile and a subfertile population.

@article{Ombelet1997SpermMA,
  title={Sperm morphology assessment: diagnostic potential and comparative analysis of strict or WHO criteria in a fertile and a subfertile population.},
  author={W. Ombelet and E Wouters and L A Boels and Annemie Cox and Mia Janssen and Carl Spiessens and Annie J. Vereecken and Eugene Bosmans and Omer Steeno},
  journal={International journal of andrology},
  year={1997},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={
          367-72
        }
}
This prospective study compared the diagnostic and predictive potential of sperm morphology assessments in a fertile vs. a subfertile population, evaluated in three different laboratories. The fertile population included 144 men who had recently fertilized their partners. As subfertile controls, 136 men with a history of subfertility for more than 12 months were used. All semen samples (280) were evaluated in three different centres in a blind fashion, without any patient information. The… CONTINUE READING

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