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Can sperm cause chromosomal abnormalities in embryos?

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Answer from: Andrea Sánchez Freire

Senior Embryologist
ReproMed Ireland

We can have a sperm that is chromosomally abnormal, they can affect the egg and the development of the embryo. So in this case, we may need to do a FISH or NGC (Next Generation Sequence) with a PGT-A for example, to avoid half abnormal chromosomes in the embryo.

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