We believe that, without evidence of inflammation (> 5 WBC on VB1), there is no indication for routine culture or antibiotic treatment of infertile men. In the presence of active inflammation and positive cultures for chlamydia, treatment with antibiotics is appropriate. However, active inflammation and positive chlamydial cultures were rare findings in our population (2 of 52 and 1 of 52, respectively). Thus, we find no evidence for a role of current asymptomatic mycoplasma or chlamydial infection in male infertility.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Fertility and Sterility|
|State||Published - 1987|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Obstetrics and Gynecology