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Table 2 Seminological variables of semen of ureaplasmas-positive and ureaplasmas- negative of 120 infertile men

From: Ureaplasma urealyticum, Ureaplasma parvum, Mycoplasma hominis and Mycoplasma genitalium infections and semen quality of infertile men

  Ureaplasma Urealyticum Ureaplasma parvum
Variable Positive semen (n = 18) Negative semen (n = 102) P # value Positive semen (n = 5) Negative semen (n = 115) P # value
Volume 3.02 ± 0.33 3.41 ± 0.16 0.34* 4.38 ± 0.73 3.31 ± 0.15 0.14*
PH 7.57 ± 0.05 7.62 ± 0.03 0.58 * 7.80 ± 0.20 7.60 ± 0.03 0.19*
Sperm concentration (x106/mL) 34.15 ± 8,88 50.99 ± 6.34 0.40 38.90 ± 2.70 48.87 ± 5.81 0.43
Vitality (%) 64.00 ± 3.63 61.93 ± 2.08 0.91 65.60 ± 8.22 62.04 ± 1.92 0.62
Total progressive motility (category [a + b]) (%) 31.43 ± 3.12 30.16 ± 1.34 0.72 29.00 ± 4.30 30.40 ± 1.27 0.55
Rapid progressive motility (category [a]) (%) 11,79 ± 2,49 9,67 ± 0.82 0.52 9.00 ± 3.67 10.00 ± 0.81 0.85
Morphology (Normal forms) (%) 10.07 ± 1.69 14.05 ± 1.22 0.33 12.50 ± 6.91 13.54 ± 1.10 0.52
Leukocyte count (x106/mL) 0.743 ± 0.156 1.199 ± 0.279 0.053 0.348 ± 0.128 1.165 ± 0.249 0.72
  1. Note: Data are means (± Standard Error)
  2. # Unless indicated, variables were tested by the Wilcoxon rank-sum test.
  3. * Tested by t-test.