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Table 1 Detection of HCMV in the fraction of motile spermatozoa

From: Detection of human cytomegalovirus in motile spermatozoa and spermatogenic cells in testis organotypic culture

Patients Frequency of HCMV detection by Percentage of spermatozoa containing HCMV DNA by PCR in situ, median % [min, max]
  rapid culture method PCR  
Group I (Infertile) 3/91a(3.3%) 10/91 b (11%) 1.7 c [0.25; 15]
Group II (Fertile) 1/47 a (2.1%) 7/47 b (15%) 0.5 c [0.35; 5]
Groups I and II 4/138 (2.9%) 17/138 (12.3%) 1.5 [0.25; 15]
  1. a, b p > 0.05 (χ2 test)
  2. c p > 0.05 (Mann-Whitney test)