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Table 2 Comparisons of semen parameters between C. trachomatis, N. gonorrhoeae, M. genitalium and U. urealyticum CT, NG, MG, UU positive and negative subjects

From: Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Mycoplasma genitalium and Ureaplasma urealyticum infections using a novel isothermal simultaneous RNA amplification testing method in infertile males

  Sperm concentration (×106/ml) Semen volume (ml) PR (%) Normal morphology (%) DFI (%) HDS (%)
CT C. trachomatis
 Positive 55.70 ± 30.80 3.18 ± 1.40 29.00 ± 19.10 9.13 ± 4.58 25.90 ± 14.45 10.15 ± 8.70
 Negative 61.08 ± 40.67 3.42 ± 1.41 29.67 ± 18.78 11.45 ± 5.90 21.61 ± 10.50 12.19 ± 7.10
MG M. genitalium
 Positive 57.10 ± 41.40 3.51 ± 1.30 30.08 ± 18.01 12.10 ± 4.48 25.29 ± 15.70 11.65 ± 5.79
 Negative 59.65 ± 41.90 3.09 ± 1.60 25.89 ± 19.01 10.10 ± 5.45 17.01 ± 12.80 15.57 ± 4.40
NG N. gonorrhoeae
 Positive 67.80 ± 30.90 3.78 ± 1.60 30.53 ± 17.20 15.67 ± 5.78 20.19 ± 15.67 15.00 ± 9.00
 Negative 55.08 ± 30.61 3.50 ± 1.39 28.54 ± 18.34 11.45 ± 6.89 20.10 ± 15.09 13.43 ± 9.61
UU U. urealyticum
 Positive 50.50 ± 34.89 3.89 ± 1.21 21.90 ± 21.43 12.78 ± 6.89 30.30 ± 16.90 17.68 ± 6.05
 Negative 56.90 ± 34.54 3.80 ± 1.30 21.29 ± 21.45 13.45 ± 6.89 20.09 ± 10.56 14.46 ± 5.01