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Survey:Sperm DNA Fragmentation /True
Comment:Assessment of Sperm DNA Fragmentation by TUNEL, SCSA, halosperm or other appear very popular but is it? Complete the survey to find out just how many clinics are performing this assay. This survey may be presented at the 10th International Congress of Andrology. 23 – 26 February 2013 Melbourne, Australia. Please use the comments section to describe how you do sperm DNA Fragmentation assessment and what are your cut-offs.
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#207 writes: we encourage all new clients and those with a poor outcome (poor embryo development, biochemical pregnancy, early abortion) to take the test, but patients have to pay for it out out of their own pocket so many prefer not to go ahead.
#0 writes: We have instituted SCSA as a screening test for all new semen analysis as part of a clinic wide protocol. If abnormal, the men usually undergo vitamin treatment but unfortunately are not retested. Abnormal SCSA >15% always go to ICSI
#0 writes: initially in 2009- 2010 i did halosperm test for couple with poor reproductive outcome both in spontaneous and ART pregnancies and found DFI <20% had better prognosis [ among indian clients]. Now i don"t do halosperm test, instead i put the husband on anti oxidants and advise life style modification.
#874 writes: The test used by us is SCD
#0 writes: Very interesting and useful discussion!
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