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Sperm Aneuploidy Screening

Sperm Aneuploidy Testing is a diagnostic tool used to determine the treatment options for male infertility. This test helps to identify  the proportion of sperm cells with a defective chromosome count in the semen. 

What is Aneuploidy?

Aneuploidy refers to the condition where there is a an altered  number of chromosomes within a cell. Sperm aneuploidy has a negative impact on assisted reproductive technology outcome. Increased sperm aneuploidy rate results in a higher rate of pregnancy failure.

What causes sperm aneuploidy?

Sperm aneuploidy is primarily genetically controlled. Besides that, sperm aneuploidy is associated with
•    advanced age
•    pollution and cigarette smoking
•    alcohol consumption
•    cancer chemotherapy
 

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