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Paint a clearer fertility profile picture with the SpermComet test. HOW? Measuring sperm DNA damage in individual sperm using the most sensitive test.       Tweet This
We’re probably all familiar with with the term SPERM COUNT that deals with the quantity of sperm. However, what most of us know less about is SPERM QUALITY.


For couples trying for a baby, when it comes to sperm quality, conventional semen analysis tells us little. One in Four couples in the Uk have difficulty starting a family. The Sperm DNA test may help guide couples. Don’t wast time. Find out if it’s worthwhile taking this test – the most sensitive of its kind – contact us 0207-060-3181


If you’ve already been trying for a baby, or even just starting to think about it, measuring sperm DNA damage in individual sperm paints a clearer fertility profile picture:  Tweet This


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>25% Damage = Sperm DNA damage is a cause of infertility

-> Refer to fertility clinic

25-49% Damage = Sperm DNA damage is a cause of infertility

-> Lifestyle Changes + Antioxidants
-> IVF may be the best option

>50% Sperm DNA Damage

-> Lifestyle Changes + Antioxidants
-> ICSI may be the best option

>50% Sperm DNA Damage & Failed ICSI

-> Lifestyle Changes + Antioxidants
-> Testicular Biopsy may be the best option
-> Alternatively ICSI with donor sperm may be considered


ICSI – Intra-cytoplasmic Sperm Injection – is the most successful form of treatment for men who are infertile and is used in nearly half of all IVF treatments (HFEA 2010). ICSI only requires one sperm, which is injected directly into the egg. The fertilised egg (embryo) is then transferred to your uterus (womb) (HFEA 2009a)


 One in six couples has difficulty having a baby: in 40 per cent of these cases, the difficulty is associated with the man.


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When it comes to sperm, not talking about it means many couples trying for a baby may be missing out on information that could improve their chances… information that could help reduce the loss of valuable time and financial costs and – not least – the emotional heartache that can be hardest of all.

When IVF fails it’s a frustrating situation for couples and their fertility doctors. Sperm DNA Fragmentation Testing results can help be a guide for couples.




Safe, clinical, practical and effective.


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