The clinical utility of sperm DNA integrity testing A guideline

Capsule:
This document describes the basics of sperm DNA integrity; assesses the evidence pertaining to the clinical utility of sperm DNA integrity testing; and targets areas that require more study.

Authors:
The Practice Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Volume 99, Issue 3, Pages 673-677, 1 March 2013

Abstract:

Sperm DNA damage is more common in infertile men and may contribute to poor reproductive performance. However, current methods for assessing sperm DNA integrity do not reliably predict treatment outcomes and cannot be recommended routinely for clinical use.

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