leukocytospermia

leukocytospermia

/leu·ko·cy·to·sper·mia/ (-si″to-sper´me-ah) excessive leukocytes in the seminal fluid.
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Resistin, interleukin-6, tumor necrosis factor-alpha, and human semen parameters in the presence of leukocytospermia, smoking habit, and varicocele.
Their participation in inflammation is closely connected with the accompanying leukocytospermia (39-40).
Association of ureaplasma urealyticum with abnormal reactive oxygen species levels and absence of leukocytospermia.
Leukocytospermia is associated with poor semen quality.
All subjects with evidence of urogenital infections, leukocytospermia, a history of smoking and excessive alcohol and drug consumption were excluded from the study.
World Health Organization (WHO) defines leukocytospermia (increased leukocyte infiltration in semen) as the presence of peroxidase-positive leukocytes in concentrations of > 1 X [10.
Sperm damage from ROS that is produced by leukocytes, occurs if seminal leukocyte concentrations are abnormally high, such as in leukocytospermia (34) or if seminal plasma is removed during sperm preparation for assisted reproduction (35).
Numerous pathologies causing mechanical obstruction of the reproductive tract and extravasation of sperm, including congenital abnormalities (cystic fibrosis, congenital absence of vas deferens), vasectomy, trauma, testicular torsion, surgery, inflammation, childhood inguinal herniorrhaphy, sexually transmitted disease, leukocytospermia, varicocele, and immunosuppression, can in theory lead to ASAB formation.
collateral effects of various pathological iatrogenic and environmental factors including: cancer, antineoplastic drugs (44), varicocele (45), high fever (46), leukocytospermia (47), centrifugal pelleting and other conditions of sperm handling (34, 48), occupational exposure to toxic agents, eg.
If the evaluation reveals pathological issues such as varicocele or leukocytospermia, a primary treatment option could be considered, ie.
In the present study, we excluded samples presenting leukocytospermia, thereby, allowing us to demonstrate these molecular alterations had been caused by tobacco and not mediated by leucocytes.