Cell-mediated antisperm immunity in selected forms of male infertility

F. Dondero, A. Lenzi, M. Picardo, R. Pastore, G. Valesini

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Both cell-mediated immunity and humoral antibodies are involved in experimental autoimmune orchitis (Tung and Alexander - 1977). The importance of antisperm autoantibodies in male infertility has been amply demonstrated in human pathology; whereas few reports have appeared in the literature, and even these, in some instances, are controversial, on the role of cell-mediated immunity in the induction of male infertility (Schulman - 1977). The aim of the present investigation was to study cellular immunity against nematospermic antigens in a few selected forms of male infertility.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)25-29
Number of pages5
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1980

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology
  • Endocrinology


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