Antisperm Antibody

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Synonym/Acronym:
Antispermatozoal antibody, infertility screen.

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

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction. Advise the patient that additional specimens may be needed.

Normal Findings
Method: Immunoassay.

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

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
N/A

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Synonym/Acronym:
Antispermatozoal antibody, infertility screen.

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

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction. Advise the patient that additional specimens may be needed.

Normal Findings
Method: Immunoassay.

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

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
N/A

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