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Table 1 Semen parameters for donors, patients and ROS+ and ROS- samples

From: Proteomic analysis of seminal fluid from men exhibiting oxidative stress

Parameter Donor (n = 20) Patients ROS- ROS+
   (n = 32) (n = 20) (n = 32)
Sperm concentration 69.49 ± 42.95 42.93 ± 52.84 59.36 ± 45.61 43.51 ± 35.46
(×106/mL)
Motility (%) 55.4 ± 14.0 49.1 ± 16.4 51.6 ± 14.2 51.0 ± 16.7
Round cells (×106/mL) 2.92 ± 2.48 5.15 ± 2.37 2.40 ± 2.92 2.18 ± 2.10
Endtz (Myeloperoxidase positive) (×106/mL) 0.00 ± 0.00 0.00 ± 0.15 0.00 ± 0.00 0.10 ± 0.17
Morphology Kruger’s strict criteria (%) 3.5 ± 1.6 3.6 ± 3.2 3.2 ± 2.5 3.8 ± 2.8
ROS (RLU/sec/106 sperm) 2219.3 (0.0, 4438.5) 282.0 (0.0, 564.0) 4.0 (0.0, 9.0) 22.4 (33.0, 4439.0)
Median (Min., Max)
ROS (RLU/sec/106 sperm) 4.4 (0.0, 300.2) 104.0 (0.0, 1341.0) 0.0 (0.0, 0.0) 503.8 (101.6, 1407.9)
Median (25th, 75th percentile)
TAC (Micromole Trolox) - 2065.0 ± 5343.0 1994.0 ± 507.4 2011.0 ± 556.2
DNA (%) - 23.8 ± 10.9 18.0 ± 13.7 13.8 ± 9.4
  1. ROS reactive oxygen species, RLU relative light unit.