Tags

Type your tag names separated by a space and hit enter

Antisperm Antibody

Antisperm Antibody is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

To view the entire topic, please or purchase a subscription.

Nursing Central is the award-winning, complete mobile solution for nurses and students. Look up information on diseases, tests, and procedures; then consult the database with 5,000+ drugs or refer to 65,000+ dictionary terms. Explore these free sample topics:

Nursing Central

-- The first section of this topic is shown below --

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

-- To view the remaining sections of this topic, please or purchase a subscription --

Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Antisperm Antibody." 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/Antisperm_Antibody.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Antisperm Antibody. 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/Antisperm_Antibody. Accessed July 17, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Antisperm Antibody. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425023/all/Antisperm_Antibody
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Antisperm Antibody [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 17]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425023/all/Antisperm_Antibody.
* Article titles in AMA citation format should be in sentence-case
TY - ELEC T1 - Antisperm Antibody ID - 425023 A1 - Bladh,Mickey Lynn, AU - Van Leeuwen,Anne M, BT - Davis's Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests UR - https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425023/all/Antisperm_Antibody PB - F.A. Davis Company ET - 7 DB - Nursing Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -