Y chromosome microdeletions screening in Tunisian infertile men.

Y chromosome microdeletions screening in Tunisian infertile men. Ann Biol Clin (Paris). 2019 Sep 11;: Authors: Chabchoub I, Kdous M, Zhioua F, Gaied A, Merdassi G Abstract The aim of this study was to establish the prevalence of chromosomal abnormalities and microdeletions on the Y chromosome in Tunisian infertile men with severe oligozoospermia or non-obstructive azoospermia. In cases of azoospermia, we aimed also to correlate histological results after negative testicular sperm extraction with the type of Y chromosome microdeletion. 84 infertile patients and 52 controls were screened for karyotypic abnormalities using G-banding and Yq chromosome microdeletions using multiplex PCR. 7 infertile males (8.3%) carried chromosomal abnormalities and 8 (9.5%) presented Y chromosome microdeletions. The frequency of chromosome abnormalities in azoospermic patients was 11.1% vs 3.3% in the severe oligozoospermic group. Klinefelter syndrome was the most frequent chromosomal abnormalities in 85.7% of cases. Only one patient had a 46,X,del Y/45,X karyotype. The frequency of microdeletions was 11.1% in the azoospermic group and 6.7% in the severe oligozoospermic group. Six out of 84 (7.14%) of the infertile patients had microdeletions in the AZFc region, one azoospermic male had microdeletion in the AZFbc regions and one in the AZFb region, no deletions in the AZFa region. Among the 6 azoospermic patients with microdeletions: 4 had Sertoly cell only syndrome (SCOS) a...
Source: Annales de Biologie Clinique - Category: Biochemistry Authors: Tags: Ann Biol Clin (Paris) Source Type: research

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