sperm washing


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sperm washing

n.
A procedure for separating sperm cells from the seminal fluid.

sperm washing

the bathing of fresh sperm with a special solution to remove antibodies and other contaminants so that it can be used for in vitro fertilization or some other technique of artificial insemination.
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Insulin Like Growth Factor Complex-Igoatseminal plasma can be used as an indicator of sperm washing medium can increase the percentage of motility, viability, plasma membrane intact and capacitation.
I suggest that the reasonable surrogate mother would attach significance to the risk of HIV infection, even if statistically reduced to virtually zero by sperm washing.
The study focused on HIV-positive French men who requested sperm washing from 2002 through 2011.
In all cases where unprotected sex with a positive partner or vaginal insemination with potentially infected semen is considered, both partners should be counselled about the risk of transmission and measures such as ART or prophylaxis, male circumcision, sperm washing and donor insemination.
Dr Al Jowder said that they could not stop such couples from having children and the sperm washing treatment was the best solution to help them have a healthy child.
In vitro fertilization and development of pig oocytes inseminated with boar sperm by different sperm washing media after thawing of the frozen straws.
They do have something to show for the whole legislative year: laws about sperm washing (SB 443, by Sen.
Sperm washing and assisted conception treatments can help couples to conceive and immuno-suppressive drugs are sometimes prescribed, although their use is not recommended.
Sperm washing and virus nucleic acid detection to reduce HIV and hepatitis C virus transmission in serodiscordant couples wishing to have children, AIDS, 2000, 14(14):2093-2099.
IT wasn't only Mark and Lisa trying to convince us miracles can happen on EastEnders (BBC1) - speaking of which, if Mark needs his sperm washing can't his mum get him a deal at the laundrette?