Seminal plasma calcium in normal and infertile patients



In this study an attempt is made to find out the level of calcium in seminal plasma of normal and infertile patients.

Materials and methods

Semen samples are collected from 34 normal men and 112 infertile patients. After semen evaluation seminal plasma was separated and calcium level was measured in it.


Calcium level in mg% is recorded in each group as follows; in normozospermia (n34) 20.14 ± 1.25 (±SE), oligozoospermia (n26) 9.76 ± 1.17, azoospermia (n33) 14.65 ± 2.63, oligoasthenozoosperma (n28) 20.91 ± 1.94 and in asthenozoospermia (n25) 11.56 ± 1.68. Statistically highly significant reduction in calcium is seen in Oligozoospermia and asthenozoospermia.


The probable reasons for these two conditions are discussed.

Urologia 2017; 84(1): 35 - 37




Kalanghot P. Skandhan, Birendranath Mazumdar, Balakrishnan Sumangala, Vasudevan Jaya

Article History


Financial support: This work was supported by the Government of Gujarat.
Conflict of interest: There are no conflicts of interest.

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  •  Department of Physiology, BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat - India
  •  Sree Narayana Institute of Medical Science, Chalakka, Ernakulam, Kerala - India
  •  South East Alabama Medical Centre, Dothan, Alabama - USA

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