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Antibodies, Antisperm

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Antispermatozoal antibody, infertility screen.

Common Use:
To evaluate testicular fertility and identify causes of infertility such as congenital defects, cancer, and torsion.

Specimen:
Serum collected in a red-top tube.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Immunoassay)

ResultSperm Bound by Immunobead (%)
Negative0–15
Weak positive16–30
Moderate positive31–50
Strong positive51–100

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Antibodies, Antisperm." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425023/all/Antibodies__Antisperm.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Antibodies, Antisperm. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425023/all/Antibodies__Antisperm. Accessed April 18, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Antibodies, Antisperm. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425023/all/Antibodies__Antisperm
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Antibodies, Antisperm [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 18]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425023/all/Antibodies__Antisperm.
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