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Table 3 Comparison of semen parameters of UU-positive leukocytospermia patients before treatment and 1 month after UU Cured

From: The effect of screening and treatment of Ureaplasma urealyticum infection on semen parameters in asymptomatic leukocytospermia: a case–control study

  Before treatment p value 1 month after UU Cured p value
7-day treatment plan 14-day treatment plan 7-day treatment plan 14-day treatment plan
n 44 26   44 26  
Semen volume (mL) 3.12 (2.13–4.00) 3.34 ± 1.67 0.659a 3.15 (2.50–3.38) 3.44 (2.50–4.13) 0.490a
PH 7.60 ± 0.66 7.67 ± 0.61 0.693b 7.62 ± 0.65 7.72 ± 0.49 0.529b
Sperm concentration (× 106/mL) 65.13 (28.40–99.38) 59.96 ± 45.44 0.738a 70.25 (34.60–87.28) 68.04 ± 44.94 0.995a
PR (%) 23.20 (0.25–35.75) 25.23 (2.5–40.75) 0.359a 25.43 ± 18.07 27.82 ± 17.85 0.592b
Total motility, PR + NP (%) 32.91 (5.00–50.75) 36.42 (12.5–59.00) 0.274a 36.72 ± 20.27 40.21 ± 19.82 0.486b
Normal morphology (%) 5.52 (0.50–8.00) 5.96 (1.50–9.25) 0.401a 6.09 (2.25–9.00) 7.31 ± 4.41 0.293a
  1. UU Ureaplasma urealyticum, PR progressive motility, NP non-progressive motility
  2. aMann–Whitney U-test
  3. bIndependent-samples t-test