volume 48, issue 2, P282-286 1987
DOI: 10.1016/s0015-0282(16)59357-1
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Abstract: Performance of spermatozoa in a hamster oocyte/human sperm penetration assay (SPA) was correlated with the results of in vitro fertilization (IVF). Forty-two patients underwent 50 IVF cycles. SPA scores were obtained before IVF cycles (screening SPA, n = 30) and, where practical, on the semen sample used for IVF (IVF SPA, n = 26). Screening SPA score did not correlate to IVF result, fertilization and cleavage rates were similar between normal (n = 17) and low (n = 13) SPA groups, pregnancy rates were 35 and 46…

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