There are six main criteria for healthy sperm:. Sperm also need to have the right number of chromosomes for a successful pregnancy. A breakdown in any of these criteria can result in male-factor infertility. An estimated 15—20 percent of couples worldwide are affected by infertility. Of those, approximately 30—40 percent are infertile due to male factors, including sperm motility. Another 20 percent are infertile due to a combination of male and female factors.
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You've had a semen analysis , and your results are considered abnormal. Maybe your sperm count is low, or maybe your test results have found poor sperm motility or morphology. What does this mean? What's next? The most important thing to know is that one poor result doesn't necessarily mean you're infertile.