The relationship of infection with Chlamydia trachomatis to the parameters of male fertility and sperm autoimmunity.

@article{Close1987TheRO,
  title={The relationship of infection with Chlamydia trachomatis to the parameters of male fertility and sperm autoimmunity.},
  author={Clare E Close and Sheng Peng Wang and Pacita L. Roberts and Richard E. Berger},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={1987},
  volume={48 5},
  pages={880-3}
}
The relationship of past exposure to C. trachomatis to the parameters of male fertility was examined in men from infertile couples whose wives had no known female fertility factors. In this population, the frequency of C. trachomatis antibody was low. Past infection with C. trachomatis was associated with a history of nonspecific urethritis, and with the presence of sperm agglutinating antibodies in serum. We found no difference in the seminal fluid analyses, physical examinations, or sperm… CONTINUE READING

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