bacteriospermia

bacteriospermia

 [bak-te″re-o-sper´me-ah]
the presence of bacteria in the semen.

bac·te·ri·o·sper·mi·a

(bak-tēr'ē-ō-sper'mē-ă),
Bacteria in the semen or ejaculate.
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(7) However, there is some debate as to the clinical implications of bacteriospermia. It is believed that infectious etiologies may be involved in approximately 15% of male subfertility cases, (8) possibly the result of reactive oxygen species, (9) increased rates of DNA fragmentation, (10) and/ or alterations in the function and morphology of sperm.
A total of 200 various clinical samples represent by 50 urine samples from patients with urinary tract infection, 50 high vaginal swap from pregnant and non-pregnant women suffering from vaginosis, 50 seminal fluid samples of male suffering from bacteriospermia and 50 wound swabs samples.
La bacteriospermia tanto por microorganismos saprofiticos como patogenos es mas frecuente en las muestras hiperviscosas.
In another study of 456 men who attended the sexually transmitted diseases clinic of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin because of infertility, it was found that 159 (34.8%) and 297 (65.2%), presented with primary and secondary infertility respectively and that the 7% bacteriospermia observed in the study may have contributed to the male infertility (48).