Calcium Chloride Sterilization

Alternative Name: Epididymal Calchlorin

Description: A non-reversible method that is currently being tested in animals is epididymal injection of calcium chloride dihydrate. Calcium chloride destroys the epididymal tissue where sperm are stored, but does not affect testosterone production, which occurs in the Leydig cells of the testes.

Product Details

Duration: Permanent


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Status Details

Status Details:
  • Previous research in rams and bulls. Current interest is in use in dogs as hormone-sparing sterilization method.

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