The correlation of Ureaplasma urealyticum infection with infertility.

  title={The correlation of Ureaplasma urealyticum infection with infertility.},
  author={Chuanliang Xu and Gui Fan Sun and Yu fei Zhu and Yun Fei Wang},
  volume={29 4},
A prevalence study of Ureaplasma urealyticum (UU) infection of the male genital tract was carried out in Shanghai between March 1992 and June 1995. Significantly higher frequency of UU infection was found among infertile males (549/1416) as compared to fertile controls (34/375). Examination of 8 specimens each from infertile men and fertile subjects by electron microscopy, immunogold and immunofluorescence techniques, demonstrated adhesion of Ureaplasma urealyticum to the membrane of… CONTINUE READING
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