Study of sperm morphologic characteristics in a group of 833 fertile men.

@article{Schwartz1984StudyOS,
  title={Study of sperm morphologic characteristics in a group of 833 fertile men.},
  author={Dorit Schwartz and Marie Jeanne Mayaux and M L Guihard-Moscato and Alfred Spira and Pierre Jouannet and F Czyglik and G. D{\'a}vid},
  journal={Andrologia},
  year={1984},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={423-8}
}
For the 13 abnormalities under consideration, the mean percentages were found to be the following: irregular head (15.2), microcephalic (9.8), elongated head (5.9), coiled tail (5.8), bent tail (4.7), thin head (4.6), cytoplasmic remains (3.2), macrocephalic (1.6), short tail (1.1), no tail (0.6), duplicate tail (0.5), duplicate head (0.4), lysis (0.4). In so far as the group studied is representative, the results obtained may be considered as "norms" with the 90th percentiles showing the upper… CONTINUE READING