Anti-sperm antibodies and semen profiles in re-anastomosed men

Kay, DJ, Clifton, V, Taylor, JS and Boettcher, B (1993) Anti-sperm antibodies and semen profiles in re-anastomosed men. Reproduction, Fertility and Development, 5 1: 135-139. doi:10.1071/RD9930135


Author Kay, DJ
Clifton, V
Taylor, JS
Boettcher, B
Title Anti-sperm antibodies and semen profiles in re-anastomosed men
Journal name Reproduction, Fertility and Development   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1448-5990
Publication date 1993-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1071/RD9930135
Volume 5
Issue 1
Start page 135
End page 139
Total pages 5
Language eng
Subject 1103 Clinical Sciences
1309 Developmental Biology
1311 Genetics
1305 Biotechnology
1312 Molecular Biology
1310 Endocrinology
2743 Reproductive Medicine
Abstract A group of 29 re-anastomosed men were examined with respect to semen quality, anti-sperm antibody titres in serum and seminal plasma, presence of anti-sperm antibodies on sperm, and success rate in inducing pregnancy. Results indicated no association between pre-reversal serum anti-sperm antibody titres and post-reversal semen quality, but a pregnancy induction rate of zero was associated with serum anti-sperm antibody titres greater than 160. It is recommended that men considering reversal, with anti-sperm antibody titres of this level, should receive counselling about the possibility of postreversal infertility.
Q-Index Code C1
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