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Can infection in semen cause low motility? if yes, then which parameter in semen analysis test detects infection in semen?

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Infection can cause low motility but very few infections can cause it. There are numerous methods to detect infection- from routine analysis, culture of semen, prostatic massage, urethral swab etc. But all the tests are not done in a man. After checking the man, we decide whcih test should be done in his case.
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