1. A semen analysis on a vasovasostomy patient has a normal sperm concentration; however, motility is decreased, and clumping is observed on the wet preparation.
a. Explain the possible connection between these observations and the patient’s recent surgery.
b. What tests could be performed to further evaluate the patient’s infertility?
c. Briefly explain the different interpretations offered by these two tests.
d. State three ways in which a positive result on these tests could be affecting male fertility.
2. A yellow-colored semen specimen is received in the laboratory. The analysis is normal except for decreased sperm motility. Explain the possible connection between the two abnormal findings
3. Abnormal results of a semen analysis are volume = 1.0 mL and sperm concentration = 1 million/mL. State a nonpathologic cause….