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Table 3 Comparison of semen parameters (mean ± SD) in Proven Donors < 2 years (n = 16) and Teratozoospermic Patients (n = 79)

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

Parameter Proven donors <2 y Teratozoospermic patients Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) Cutoff value AUC value
Volume (mL) 5.03 ± 2.22 3.27 ± 1.62* 89.7 50 5.0 0.746
Concentration (× 10 6 /mL) 61.59 ± 23.93 60.64 ± 53.58 55.7 87.5 41.7 0.652
Motility (%) 49.88 ± 8.68 57.66 ± 12.33* 27.8 75 46.5 0.33
Normal morphology (%) 6.77 ± 4.95 1.52 ± 1.12* 100 69.2 3.5 0.883
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) 58.8 (14.2; 79.2)** 145.4 (41.5; 555.4)*; ** 61.1 93.8 95.3 0.73
  1. *Significant if P < 0.05; **Values are represented as median (25th, 75th percentile).