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Table 4 Seminological variables of semen with mixed mycoplasmas and ureaplasmas species infections

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

Variable Semen with mixed infections (n = 8) Semen without infections (n = 87) P #a value Semen without mixed infections (n = 25) P #b value
Volume 3.74 ± 0.60 3.35 ± 0.17 0.52* 3.23 ± 0.32 0.45*
PH 7.56 ± 0.06 7.63 ± 0.03 0.55* 7.55 ± 0.08 0.95*
Sperm concentration (x106/mL) 14.94 ± 7.27 55.30 ± 7.26 0.02 35.37 ± 6.96 0.064
Vitality (%) 64.50 ± 11.53 62.86 ± 2.19 0.63 59.50 ± 3.76 0.50
Total progressive motility (category [a + b]) (%) 28.75 ± 9.66 30.82 ± 1.44 0.97 28.8 ± 2.28 0.51
Rapid progressive motility (category [a]) (%) 12.50 ± 4.33 10.13 ± 0.89 0.50 8.86 ± 1.83 0.32
Morphology (Normal forms) (%) 12.25 ± 6.97 14.76 ± 1.33 0.34 9.14 ± 1.28 0.91
Leukocyte count (x106/mL) 0.717 ± 0.240 1.239 ± 0.319 0.10 0.886 ± 0.284 0.83
  1. Note: Data are means (± Standard Error).
  2. a Difference of seminological variables between semen with mixed infections and semen without infections.
  3. b Difference of seminological variables between semen with mixed infections and semen without mixed infections.
  4. # Unless indicated, variables were tested by the Wilcoxon rank-sum test.
  5. * Tested by t-test.
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