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To perform the hypo-osmotic swelling test (HOST), 10[micro]L of spermatozoa was diluted in 50[micro]L water (HISHINUMA & SEKINE, 2004) heated to 37[degrees]C.
Sperm motility (%; visually) plasma membrane integrity (%;supravital hypo-osmotic swelling test) viability (%;dual staining technique using Trypan blue and Giemsa stains) and DNA integrity (%;acridine orange test) was assessed at 0 2 and 4 hour post-thaw.
Sperm plasma membrane integrity was evaluated using supravital hypo-osmotic swelling test. In brief, hypo-osmotic swelling (HOS) assay was performed as described by Jeyendran et al.