Improved Sperm Chromatin Dispersion Test Is Efficacious

November 2005
Fertility Weekly;11/14/2005, p3
Academic Journal
The article cites a study conducted by researcher J.L. Fernandez and colleagues, published in the 2005 issue of the journal "Fertility & Sterility," regarding the sperm chromatin dispersion (SCD) test and its development as a simple kit for determination of sperm DNA fragmentation. According to a report from Spain and the United States, the improved sperm chromatin dispersion test is effective and reliable for evaluating human sperm DNA fragmentation. The researchers developed a new and improved SCD test, the Halosperm kit, and used it to analyze sperm samples from nine fertile men, 46 normozoospermic patients, 23 oligoasthenoteratozoospermic patients, and a man with varicocele.


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