Study on Semen Quality among Men Seeking Infertility Treatment in Tamale, Ghana

Background: Standard semen analysis is the surrogate measure of male fertility in clinical practice. According to recent studies, there is a slight increase in percentage of couples who are facing infertility problems globally. This study determined the semen quality trends of men seeking infertility treatment in the Tamale Metropolis, Ghana. Methods: This is a retrospective cross-sectional study with data from archival records over a period of six years; from January 2015 to December 2020. Results: A total ჿf 785 semen analysis reports ჿf men seeking infertility treatment over a period ჿf 6 years were considered. In all, 187 (23.82%) had normozoospermia, 347 (44.20%) had oligozoospermia, and 251 (31.97%) had azoospermia. Out of the 785 subjects, 344 (57.91%) had abnormal semen parameters even though their semen volume was normal. Percentage abnormal motility, morphology and viability rose sturdily from 5.74%, 8.14%, and 12.59 in 2015 through 20.87%, 18.77%, 19.85% in 2017 to 26.85%, 27.95 and 21.55 respectively in 2020. Abnormal pH and volume also rose from 8% and 8.59 in 2015 to 23.69 and 24.91 respectively in 2020. The highest variances were seen in the age group 31-40 years (p

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APA

Bani, S , Anachem, R , M., P , Adams, Y , Nkansah, C , Mensah, K , Appiah, S , Bani, F , Osumanu, H & Abbam, G (2023). Study on Semen Quality among Men Seeking Infertility Treatment in Tamale, Ghana. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/study-on-semen-quality-among-men-seeking-infertility-treatment-in-tamale-ghana

MLA 8th

Bani, Simon et. al. "Study on Semen Quality among Men Seeking Infertility Treatment in Tamale, Ghana" Afribary. Afribary, 19 Aug. 2023, https://afribary.com/works/study-on-semen-quality-among-men-seeking-infertility-treatment-in-tamale-ghana. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

MLA7

Bani, Simon, Raymond Anachem , Peter M. , Yussif Adams , Charles Nkansah , Kofi Mensah , Samuel Appiah , Fathea Bani , Hisham Osumanu and Gabriel Abbam . "Study on Semen Quality among Men Seeking Infertility Treatment in Tamale, Ghana". Afribary, Afribary, 19 Aug. 2023. Web. 15 Apr. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/study-on-semen-quality-among-men-seeking-infertility-treatment-in-tamale-ghana >.

Chicago

Bani, Simon , Anachem, Raymond , M., Peter , Adams, Yussif , Nkansah, Charles , Mensah, Kofi , Appiah, Samuel , Bani, Fathea , Osumanu, Hisham and Abbam, Gabriel . "Study on Semen Quality among Men Seeking Infertility Treatment in Tamale, Ghana" Afribary (2023). Accessed April 15, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/study-on-semen-quality-among-men-seeking-infertility-treatment-in-tamale-ghana