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ra0001p209 | (1) | WCRB2014

Effect of local treatment of seminal vesiculitis on the quality of equine frozen semen

Sancler-Silva Yame F R , Monteiro Gabriel A , Neto Carlos Ramires , Freitas Dell'aqua Camila P , Crespilho Andre M , Papa Frederico O , Oliveira Pedro V

The seminal vesiculitis leads to contamination of the semen with inflammatory cells, causing agglutination, precipitation, decreased sperm motility and increased reactive oxygen species (ROS). This deleterious effect is most pronounced during the cryopreservation process. Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate the quality of frozen semen from stallions with seminal vesiculitis after local treatment. Five stallions with seminal vesiculitis were used and local treatmen...