Semen parameters in different age groups.

Semen parameters in different age groups.

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Background: Although semen analysis is routinely used to evaluate male partner in infertile couples, infertility and problems of impaired fecundity have been a concern through ages and is also a significant clinical problem today, which affects 8-12% of couples worldwide. Aim of the study was to study different semen parameters in male factor infer...

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... with intact membranes swell within 5 minutes in hypo-osmotic medium and all flagellar shapes are stabilized by 30 minutes. 2 In present study, 17.3% (n = 26) cases showed abnormal hypo-osmotic swelling test. This is useful when staining of spermatozoa must be avoided, e.g. when choosing spermatozoa for ICSI. 2 An age specific comparative analysis of the mean sperm counts, total motility and normal morphology revealed a decline in the average values of these parameters with age (Table 3). ...

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