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Table 1 Main sperm parameters and mean percentage of HPV infected cells assessed in semen samples from HPV-16 infected patients and control subjects

From: Human papillomavirus proteins are found in peripheral blood and semen Cd20+ and Cd56+ cells during Hpv-16 semen infection

  Viability (%) Normal morphology (%) Sperm conc. (106/ml) Total sperm number (106cells) Progressive motility (%) SperMar positive samples (%) Mean% of HPV 16 infected sperm Mean% of HPV 16 infected non-sperm cells
HPV-16 positive (n = 16) 79.2 ± 11.2 19.8 ± 5.8 44.2 ± 15.8 108.9 ± 85.9 28.3 ± 14.3 * 37.5 * 26.2 ± 5.9 19.3 ± 8.4
Control (n = 16) 83.1 ± 7.5 19.1 ± 8.0 37.1 ± 9.1 115.1 ± 44.8 40.4 ± 16.8 6.3 0 0
  1. Abbreviations: HPV: human papillomavirus.
  2. Significance: * = p < 0.01 vs controls.