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Evaluation of the semen quality of patients attended in a clinical analyzes in the Cascavel municipality, Brazil

Danieli Webber dos Reis, Claudinei Mesquita da Silva, Heloise Skiavine Madeira, Veridiana Lenartovicz Boeira, Denise Michele Indras, Jorge Juarez Vieira Teixeira, Leyde Daiane de Peder

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Objectives: The objective of this study was to investigate the prevalence of altered spermograms of individuals living in a municipality in the west of Paraná and attended at a private laboratory for clinical analysis, as well as the main alterations found in this study. Methods: We analyzed electronic reports of patients undergoing sperm examination in a private laboratory located in the municipality of Cascavel, Paraná, from January 2014 to December 2016. Results: It was verified that of 888 tests analyzed, only 1% presented all parameters analyzed within normality, while 99% of the cases presented some type of alteration. There was a change in the following parameters with statistical significance between the number of reports analyzed: time of liquefaction, sperm concentration, head anomalies, tail abnormalities, number of spermatocytes and spermatids (p <0.0001), viscosity (p = 0.1098), live forms (p = 0.0524), progressive motility (p = 0.0010) and total motility (p = 0.0013). Conclusions: There was a high prevalence of altered spermograms and a great number of alterations were observed, which requires the need for complementary tests to determine the causes of these alterations.


emen; semen analysis; infertility.


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