Sperm DNA fragmentation is a condition that can lead to male-factor infertility, IVF failure, and miscarriage. If you’re not sure about what sperm DNA fragmentation is and how it affects fertility, you’re not alone.
Several factors, such as illness, injury, and lifestyle choices, can cause sperm DNA fragmentation.
The Exact test evaluates three different parameters of DNA fragmentation in comparison to a fertile reference range:
- The average level of sperm DNA fragmentation
- The percentage of healthy sperm
- The percentage of unhealthy sperm