Sperm morphology assessment as an indicator of human fertilizing capacity.

  title={Sperm morphology assessment as an indicator of human fertilizing capacity.},
  author={Brian J Rogers and Barbara J. Bentwood and H Van Campen and G Helmbrecht and Douglas W Soderdahl and Ralph W. Hale},
  journal={Journal of andrology},
  volume={4 2},
Semen samples from 95 men were examined by routine semen analysis and specific histologic staining for sperm morphology. The men were classified into fertile and infertile groups on the basis of clinical evaluation and in vitro testing, using the zona-free hamster egg penetration assay. Thirty men were designated as fertile, as they had fathered children and their sperm showed penetration of greater than 20% of the zona-free hamster eggs with the in vitro fertilization test. Subjects classified… CONTINUE READING


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