Infertility-Research Methodology and Applied Aspect of Semen Analysis

  • Gurdip Singh Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Ayurveda Physicians & Surgeons (JAPS). Published by International-Academy of Ayurveda-Physicians (IAAP), 7HB, Gandhinagar, Jamangar-361 002, Gujarat, India
  • Behera B S Senior Scientific Officer, Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology, Ministry of HRD
  • Girish KJ Professor, Dept of Kayachikitsa, ​SDM College of Ayurveda & Hospital, BM Road, Thanniruhalla, Hassan-573 201 Karnataka, India


Many Ayurveda colleges of the country are running Vajikarana clinics and maintaining semen analysis laboratory, where male infertility is being treated as well as research is being done to assess the role of Ayurveda drugs for itsmanagement. For the facilitation their research work as well as for better interpretation of the findings it is necessary to have a detailed knowledge of the applied aspect of the various tests being performed for the semen examination. For the facilitation of their research works in this paper various methods of semen examination, their normal and abnormal values and clinical implications etc. are described. Some new and latest development took place in the field are also discussed.

Key Words: Semen, semen analysis methods and interpretation, male infertility


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