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ID:855 Sperm antibodies
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DescriptionThis assay detects the presence of autoantibodies to antigens on spermatozoa.
IndicationInvestigation of immunological infertility.
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
InterpretationGuidelines from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Fertility, 2004) have questioned the relevance of anti-sperm antibodies when deciding on the appropriate assisted conception method for patients.

DepartmentClinical Immunology
SampleSerum
TubeSerum Gel
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsNo restrictions
Min. Vol
Freq.

Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range NotesQualitative - pos/neg
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TAT- Not Defined -
IP Routine TAT28 days
GP Acute TAT- Not Defined -
GP Routine TAT28 days
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : BD. Review due on 14/09/2018 14:34:19. Published By BD on 14/09/2017 14:34:19.