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What is anti-sperm antibodies for testing male infertility?

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Some men make abnormal antibodies that attack the sperm on the way to the egg, which keeps their partners from getting pregnant.

From: Fertility Tests for Men WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists web site: "Evaluating Infertility." American Academy of Family Physicians web site: "Male Infertility." American Urological Association: "Male Infertility: The Optimal Evaluation of the Infertile Male: Best Practice Statement," 2011.


Walsh, P.  , 8th Ed., 2002, Elsevier. Campbell's Urology

Quaas, A.  , 2008. Rev Obstet Gynecol

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Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on November 15, 2017

SOURCES: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists web site: "Evaluating Infertility." American Academy of Family Physicians web site: "Male Infertility." American Urological Association: "Male Infertility: The Optimal Evaluation of the Infertile Male: Best Practice Statement," 2011.


Walsh, P.  , 8th Ed., 2002, Elsevier. Campbell's Urology

Quaas, A.  , 2008. Rev Obstet Gynecol

UpToDate.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on November 15, 2017

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