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How much does it cost for a sperm count test? 

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The sperm migration test proved to be the best discriminator of sperm fertilization potential and should be considered as a first level screening test in the assessment of male fertility.

CASA methodology in general provides a more reproducible (less variable) analysis than the manual microscopic method for assessing sperm count and motility.

The test was shown to have a predictive value for fertility comparable to that of the hamster ovum sperm penetration assay and to be a simple and cost-effective addition to existing semenology.

Sperm function testing has given disappointing results and a new generation of sperm function tests is required, which are cost effective, reliable and provide clinically significant information.

Diagnostic tools in male infertility.
01 Apr 1998Human Reproduction      15 citations

The SpermMar test proved easier to use and to assess than the Immunobead test and it is recommended for consideration as a screening procedure for sperm antibodies despite the fact that at this stage only IgG antibodies can be detected.

Furthermore, it is evident that for specimens with higher sperm densities the proposed method improved sperm detection also reduces false detection rate considerably.

The new test kit can be used routinely in laboratories for assessment of plasma membrane integrity of sperm in vitro.

The data show that the test mixtures induced a dose-dependent, statistically significant increase (P<0.05) in the number of sperm with abnormal morphology.

This study revealed that inherent errors abound when different counting chambers are used for sperm count.

We conclude that accessory sperm count can be used for the detection of compensable defects in sperm and is a valid parameter for assessing sperm fertilization capacity.

It is concluded that the proposed method is cost effective and is possible to serve as a protocol for rapid sperm quantitative assessment.

Sperm MTT viability assay can be used as a diagnostic test for discrimination of viable sperms from sperm population.

The implementation of scientific and technological advances could benefit the simultaneous examination of sperm phenotype and sperm function, demonstrating that sperm morphometry could be a useful tool for sperm assessment.

These results indicate that SQA IIC might be used as an initial screening test for the evaluation of sperm morphology.