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The immune response to vasectomy and its relation to the HLA system.

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We examined 188 men who had undergone vasectomy up to 6 years previously and, for comparative purposes, 100 men who were about to undergo the operation. Blood specimens were available from a total of 283 men. Sperm antibody assays using immunofluorescence, microagglutination, and microimmobilization confirmed that the prevalance of several types of antibody is higher after vasectomy. Immobilizing and agglutinating antibodies appeared to be the most important. Trends in antibody prevalence acc...

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Volume:
14
Issue:
2
Pages:
115-139
Publication date:
1979-08-01
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EISSN:
1399-0039
ISSN:
0001-2815
Language:
English
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487557
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2014-10-29

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