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21 Jul 2006

Sperm analysis
Please could you interpret the following for me. Preferably in English as my Afrikaans in not too good.

Semen Parameters
Spermtelling 70.0
Semen Volumne 2.5

Totale sperm telling 175.0
Supravitale indeks 60
Telling normale sperme 3.36
Stolling - Volledig
Vervloeiing 20
Kleur witgrys
Semen PH 7.5
Viskositeit 5

Normaal 8
Amorf 75
Megalo 3
Klein 9
Verlen 4
Duplikasie 1

Ander Abnormaliteite
Voorlopers 6
Stert 5
Nek 3
Sitoplasmaliggaam 0
Loskoppe 0

Ander selle
Neutrofiele 1+
Semen Kultuur negatief

Vorrwaartse beweging
na 30 minute 60 2+ (normaal)
na 2 ure 60 2+ (normaal)
na 8 ure 60 2+ (normaal)

& motiliteit
na 30 minute 60 30-100%
na 2 ure 60 30-100%
na 8 ure 50 30-100%


Te veel morfologies abnormale vorme kom voor

From what I understand it doesn't sound to good.

Thank you in advance.

Answer 906 views
Fertility expert
fertility expert

01 Jan 0001

Dear SH

In general, the spermiogram is not too bad, except for the low percentage of normal forms, However, in view of the fact that the sperm count is reasonable, in the face of an 8% morphology, my first apptroach to treatment would be to consider IUI (intra uterine insemination)

Should 3 such IUI attempts fail, I would than suggest IVF as the next option. Please note that it is possible for natural conception to occur with such a sperm analysis, however the liklihood is remote. (<10%).
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