sperm analysis


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sperm analysis

See Semen analysis.
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To estimate the time point for the sperm analysis, an online questionnaire to survey professional sappers and people using metal detector hobbyists was generated.
In utero exposure to BaP negatively impacts sperm quality in F1 males as measured by computer-assisted sperm analysis. Parameter Fraction of control values (a,b) 10 20 40 mg/kg/day mg/kg/day mg/kg/day Progressive motility 1.02 0.36# 0.02# Path velocity (VAP) 1.03 0.77 0.19# Progressive velocity (VSL) 1.04 0.85 0.20# Track velocity (VCL) 1.01 0.70 0.18# Amplitude lateral head (ALH) 1.03 0.66# 0.16# Beat cross frequency (BCF) 0.98 0.90 0.50# Straightness (STR) 1.00 1.07 0.64# Linearity (LIN) 1.01 1.21 0.76 (a) Bold indicates statistical significance of p < 0.05 in analysis of variance (ANOVA) followed by a Bonferroni post hoc multiple comparison.
Application of computer-assisted sperm analysis (CASA) system to the detection of influence of cadmium on rat sperm motility.
Berns, "Automatic annular laser trapping: a system for high-throughput sperm analysis and sorting," Journal of Biophotonics, vol.
(10) who used a different filter system and a fluorescence microscope demonstrated that sperm analysis using AO staining can be performed with only a fluorescent microscope in a physician's office.
Sperm motility was assessed by computer-assisted sperm analysis (CASA system, CEROS model; Hamilton Thorne, Inc., Beverly, MA) with 20-[micro]m, 2-cell slides (Hamilton Thorne, Inc.).
We investigated the effects of individual GAG treatments on i) bovine sperm motility using a Sperm Analysis Imaging System; ii) sperm capacitation or acrosome reactions using the chlorotetracycline (CTC) assay; iii) pronuclear formation rate post-IVF using Hoechst staining; iv) in vitro embryo development rate using microscopic examination; v) embryo cell numbers using differential staining; and vi) relative embryonic gene expression of candidate genes using real-time PCR.
However, this report was based on forty- five (45) subjects on whom both sperm analysis and hormone assays were conducted, as part of their investigations for infertility.
Visiting a physician or clinic to have a sperm analysis can be a daunting task.
All animals were treated for 90 successive days and sacrificed at the day 35 after the end of treatment for sperm analysis (Monesi, 1962).
Recientemente se han introducido nuevas tecnicas asistidas por computador (CASA: Computer-assisted sperm analysis) que permiten una evaluacion de la calidad seminal mas objetiva, analizando simultaneamente diferentes parametros de movilidad y velocidad espermaticas (14, 15).
Similarly, the cost of doing sperm analysis, the main test done to establish if a man is fertile or not costs under US$20 in most public hospitals in Kenya and other African countries.