Dr Parviz Kavoussi co-authors study on antisperm antibodies

Antisperm antibodies (ASA) are formed as a result of an abnormal exposure of mature sperm cells to the immune system.  ASA testing is a high-level andrology laboratory test that is offered at Westlake IVF for infertile men who meet criteria for this complex testing.  Dr. Parviz Kavoussi states, “ASA can be a cause of male infertility that may be missed if the clinician is not looking for clues for the need for this testing.”  He was a co-author involved with a worldwide consortium that published a scientific manuscript on ASA to review its role in the management of immunological male infertility as well as reporting the results of a global survey on ASA and practice patterns from around the world.

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