WHO Laboratory Manual for the Examination and Processing of by World Health Organization

By World Health Organization

Semen research might be invaluable in either scientific and study settings, for investigating male fertility prestige in addition to tracking spermatogenesis in the course of and following male fertility rules and different interventions. This handbook offers up-to-date, standardized, evidence-based techniques and proposals for laboratory managers, scientists and technicians to stick to in analyzing human semen in a medical or learn atmosphere. specific protocols for regimen, not obligatory and examine assessments are elaborated. This re-creation contains 3 components: semen research, sperm guidance and caliber coverage. The textual content contains descriptions of the way to build a traditional semen profile and offers standardized protocols for acting numerous non-compulsory diagnostic systems. Such suggestions are crucial within the assessment of infertile and in assessing fertility in males whose sperm construction is suppressed by way of strength anti-fertility compounds or by way of poisonous brokers: also they are of curiosity in forensic medication and in reference to man made insemination. The 5th variation comprises new info on sperm education for medical use or really expert assays and on cyropreservation, an accelerated part on qc within the semen research laboratory and evidence-based reference levels and reference limits for numerous semen features. The tools defined are meant to enhance the standard of semen research and the comparison of effects from diversified laboratories. prior variations of this quantity were well-known as supplying international criteria within the quarter of fertility research and therapy, and feature been used commonly via examine and scientific laboratories in the course of the international.

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That is, C = (N/n) × (1/20) × dilution factor. For 1 + 4 (1:5) dilutions, using grids 4, 5 and 6, the concentration C = (N/n) × (1/20) × 5 spermatozoa per nl = (N/n) × (1/4) spermatozoa/nl (or 106 per ml of semen). For 1 + 19 (1:20) dilutions, using grids 4, 5 and 6, the concentration C = (N/n) × (1/20) × 20 spermatozoa per nl = (N/n) spermatozoa/nl (or 106 per ml of semen). 5 spermatozoa/nl (or 106 per ml of semen). 5 Worked examples Example 1. With a 1 + 19 (1:20) dilution, replicate 1 is found to contain 201 spermatozoa in seven rows, while replicate 2 contains 245 spermatozoa in seven rows.

Remove an aliquot of 5 Pl of semen and combine with 5 Pl of eosin solution on a microscope slide. Mix with a pipette tip, swirling the sample on the slide. 3. Cover with a 22 mm × 22 mm coverslip and leave for 30 seconds. 4. Remix the semen sample, remove a replicate aliquot, mix with eosin and treat as in steps 2 and 3 above. 5. Examine each slide, preferably with negative-phase-contrast optics (positivephase-contrast makes faint pink heads difficult to discern) at ×200 or ×400 magnification. 29 30 PART I Semen analysis 6.

The volume of the total number (n) of rows examined for the replicates (20 nl each for grids 4, 5 and 6), multiplied by the dilution factor. That is, C = (N/n) × (1/20) × dilution factor. For 1 + 4 (1:5) dilutions, using grids 4, 5 and 6, the concentration C = (N/n) × (1/20) × 5 spermatozoa per nl = (N/n) × (1/4) spermatozoa/nl (or 106 per ml of semen). For 1 + 19 (1:20) dilutions, using grids 4, 5 and 6, the concentration C = (N/n) × (1/20) × 20 spermatozoa per nl = (N/n) spermatozoa/nl (or 106 per ml of semen).

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