It will be possible to measure sperm density at home using a smartphone. In the kit where the sample is prepared for test some useful apparatus like a container, sample liquefying powder plastic pipette.. will be needed.
WITH YO CLIP THE PHONE MEASURES SPERM DENSITY
A test developed by the Los Angeles-based Medical Electronic Systems company will be able to measure sperm density at home. In the kit where the sample is prepared, there are materials such as a for collecting the sperms, a kind of liquefying powder, plastic pipette…
According to CNN Turk, scientists have developed a kit that can measure the sperm density of men by mobile phone. The test turns the camera of a cell phone into a microscope and it can measure sperm density. Los Angeles-based Medical Electronic Systems company named this test “ YO Clip Home sperm test “.
This smartphone shows the test result in a few minutes
With this test, men who hesitate to go to the doctor are expected to learn their sperm density and apply for early treatment if necessary. In the kit where the sample is prepared for the test, there are small apparatus such as sample collection container, a kind of liquefying powder, plastic pipette…
The price of the kit, including powder, plastic pipette, is $ 50. Sperm samples are collected in a container and then added into a special powder and mixed for 10 – 15 seconds.
A few minutes after images are recorded, sperm density is counted and the result appears on the phone display. The sperm test was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In 40 per cent of couples experiencing infertility problems , it because of men sperm density or quality
10 interesting facts about sperm
1- Sperm are produced in male testes and 10 weeks are required for each sperm maturation.
2- Mature sperm can wait up to 2 weeks for the ‘big day’. Until then, they are hold in the epididymis.
3- If the sperm is not taken out by ejaculation, it is broken and absorbed by the body.
4 – Only 10 percent of the semen contains sperm. The rest contains enzymes, vitamin C, calcium, protein, sodium, zinc, citric acid, fructose. All these components are things that help sperm survive.
5- Healthy men produce between 70 and 150 million sperm per day, but when they ejaculate they can lose three times as much.
6- Men produce as much as 1-2 teaspoons of semen in each ejaculation (ejaculation). Depending on how erected they are, 1 cup of spoon can also pass in the ejaculation. A man ejaculates an average of 7200 times during his life and produces 53 liters of sperm.
7- While men produce millions of new sperm every day, they can take 2-3 months to mature entirely.
8- Most sperm can live in the female body for about 72 hours. However, in the right conditions it can stay alive between 5 and 7 days.
9- There is an abnormal sperm and it can be two-headed, short-tailed, small-headed, big-headed.
10- In addition, sperms have gender. While female sperms are slower but more powerful, male sperm are faster but weaker..