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Table 2 Comparison of semen parameters (mean ± SD) in Proven Donors (n = 28) and Teratozoospermic Patients (n = 79)

From: Relationship amongst teratozoospermia, seminal oxidative stress and male infertility

Parameter Proven donors Teratozoospermic patients Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) Cutoff value AUC
Volume (mL) 4.24 ± 2.13 3.27 ± 1.62* 89.7 35.7 5.0 0.633
Concentration (× 10 6 /mL) 60.07 ± 33.44 60.64 ± 53.58 55.7 71.4 41.7 0.578
Motility (%) 50.85 ± 13.52 57.66 ± 12.33* - - - -
Normal morphology (%) 7.00 ± 4.35 1.52 ± 1.12* 100 73.7 3.5 0.913
Endtz test (WBC/mL) 0.00 ± 0.00 0.25 ± 0.87 N/A N/A N/A N/A
ROS (RLU/sec/10 6 sperm) 75.8 (33.3; 147.8)** 145.4 (41.5; 555.4)*; ** 61.1 70.4 95.3 0.638
  1. *Significant if P < 0.05; **Values represented as median (25th, 75th percentile).