Rachel Levy

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Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi Pregnancy after safe IVF with hepatitis C virus RNA-positive sperm
    R Levy
    Laboratoire de Biologie de la Reproduction, Hopital Nord, Saint Etienne, France
    Hum Reprod 17:2650-3. 2002
  2. ncbi [Apoptosis in oocyte]
    R Levy
    Laboratoire de Biologie de la Reproduction, Hopital Nord, CHU de Saint Etienne, 42055 Saint Etienne, France
    Gynecol Obstet Fertil 33:645-52. 2005
  3. ncbi [Evaluation of the interest of semen culture before cryoconservation]
    R Levy
    Laboratoire de Biologie de la Reproduction, Hopital Nord, 42055 Saint Etienne, France
    Gynecol Obstet Fertil 31:534-8. 2003
  4. ncbi Y chromosome microdeletion screening in infertile men in France: a survey of French practice based on 88 IVF centres
    Isabelle Esther Aknin-Seifer
    Laboratoire de Biologie de la Reproduction, Hopital Nord, 42055 Saint Etienne, Lyon, France
    Hum Reprod 19:788-93. 2004
  5. ncbi Cytoplasmic transfer in oocytes: biochemical aspects
    Rachel Levy
    Laboratoire de Biologie de la Reproduction, Hopital Nord, 42055 Saint Etienne, France
    Hum Reprod Update 10:241-50. 2004
  6. ncbi Bacterial risk and sperm cryopreservation
    R Levy
    Laboratoire de Biologie de la Reproduction, Hopital Nord, 42055 Saint Etienne, France
    Andrologia 36:282-5. 2004
  7. ncbi Phosphatidylserine externalization in human sperm induced by calcium ionophore A23187: relationship with apoptosis, membrane scrambling and the acrosome reaction
    Guillaume Martin
    Laboratoire de Biologie de la Reproduction, GIMAP, Hopital Nord, 42055 Saint Etienne, France
    Hum Reprod 20:3459-68. 2005
  8. ncbi Preliminary study on the role of the human IZUMO gene in oocyte-spermatozoa fusion failure
    Viviana Granados-Gonzalez
    Laboratoire de Biologie de la Reproduction, Hopital Nord, CHU de Saint Etienne, Saint Etienne, France
    Fertil Steril 90:1246-8. 2008
  9. ncbi Amount of seminal IL-1beta positively correlates to HIV-1 load in the semen of infected patients
    Willy Berlier
    GIMAP, Groupe Immunite des Muqueuses et Agents Pathogenes, Faculte de Medecine Jacques Lisfranc, Saint Etienne, France
    J Clin Virol 36:204-7. 2006
  10. ncbi Testicular sperm extraction in a single cancerous testicle in patients with azoospermia: a case report
    Laure Descombe
    Department of Gynécologie Obstétrique, Hopital Nord, Saint Etienne, France
    Fertil Steril 90:443.e1-4. 2008

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Publications15

  1. ncbi Pregnancy after safe IVF with hepatitis C virus RNA-positive sperm
    R Levy
    Laboratoire de Biologie de la Reproduction, Hopital Nord, Saint Etienne, France
    Hum Reprod 17:2650-3. 2002
    ..IVF was performed using cryopreserved sperm that tested negative for HCV RNA, resulting in a pregnancy. One month after embryo transfer, testing for HCV RNA and antibodies in the woman gave negative results...
  2. ncbi [Apoptosis in oocyte]
    R Levy
    Laboratoire de Biologie de la Reproduction, Hopital Nord, CHU de Saint Etienne, 42055 Saint Etienne, France
    Gynecol Obstet Fertil 33:645-52. 2005
    ..Besides in vitro culture and ART, the study of oocyte apoptosis could benefit to research in the fields of menopause or cancer treatment...
  3. ncbi [Evaluation of the interest of semen culture before cryoconservation]
    R Levy
    Laboratoire de Biologie de la Reproduction, Hopital Nord, 42055 Saint Etienne, France
    Gynecol Obstet Fertil 31:534-8. 2003
    ..In case of viral risk, the use of specific high secure CBS straws is recommended. The objective of this work was to evaluate the microbiological risk by testing all semen samples before cryopreservation...
  4. ncbi Y chromosome microdeletion screening in infertile men in France: a survey of French practice based on 88 IVF centres
    Isabelle Esther Aknin-Seifer
    Laboratoire de Biologie de la Reproduction, Hopital Nord, 42055 Saint Etienne, Lyon, France
    Hum Reprod 19:788-93. 2004
    ..Lastly, the answers to our questionnaire revealed a strong demand for information concerning this analysis...
  5. ncbi Cytoplasmic transfer in oocytes: biochemical aspects
    Rachel Levy
    Laboratoire de Biologie de la Reproduction, Hopital Nord, 42055 Saint Etienne, France
    Hum Reprod Update 10:241-50. 2004
    ..We also emphasize the 'empirical' state of this technique, and the related risks...
  6. ncbi Bacterial risk and sperm cryopreservation
    R Levy
    Laboratoire de Biologie de la Reproduction, Hopital Nord, 42055 Saint Etienne, France
    Andrologia 36:282-5. 2004
    ..These data emphasize the usefulness to cultivate semen simultaneously to cryopreservation and demonstrate the ability to remove some microbial agents from semen before its use in assisted reproductive techniques...
  7. ncbi Phosphatidylserine externalization in human sperm induced by calcium ionophore A23187: relationship with apoptosis, membrane scrambling and the acrosome reaction
    Guillaume Martin
    Laboratoire de Biologie de la Reproduction, GIMAP, Hopital Nord, 42055 Saint Etienne, France
    Hum Reprod 20:3459-68. 2005
    ..This is one of the earliest signs of apoptosis that can be monitored by the calcium-dependent binding of annexin V...
  8. ncbi Preliminary study on the role of the human IZUMO gene in oocyte-spermatozoa fusion failure
    Viviana Granados-Gonzalez
    Laboratoire de Biologie de la Reproduction, Hopital Nord, CHU de Saint Etienne, Saint Etienne, France
    Fertil Steril 90:1246-8. 2008
    ..We observed in our populations two combinations of four polymorphisms that appeared to be preferentially linked (CGG-CG and TAA-TT) without any significant difference between different genotype repartitions...
  9. ncbi Amount of seminal IL-1beta positively correlates to HIV-1 load in the semen of infected patients
    Willy Berlier
    GIMAP, Groupe Immunite des Muqueuses et Agents Pathogenes, Faculte de Medecine Jacques Lisfranc, Saint Etienne, France
    J Clin Virol 36:204-7. 2006
    ..Cytokines present in the sperm could influence the heterosexual transmission of HIV by modulating viral titers and influencing the early immune response in the vaginal mucosa...
  10. ncbi Testicular sperm extraction in a single cancerous testicle in patients with azoospermia: a case report
    Laure Descombe
    Department of Gynécologie Obstétrique, Hopital Nord, Saint Etienne, France
    Fertil Steril 90:443.e1-4. 2008
    ..To optimize the management of patients with cancer in a single testis and azoospermia...
  11. doi Biological predictive criteria for clinical pregnancy after elective single embryo transfer
    Christophe Sifer
    Service d Histologie Embryologie Cytogénétique, Laboratoire de Biologie de la Reproduction, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Jean Verdier, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Bondy, France
    Fertil Steril 95:427-30. 2011
    ..Good-quality embryos had the same ability to implant, regardless of the zygotic score, the day 1 early cleavage rate, the fragmentation degree, and the top-quality assessment, specifying the eligibility criteria for eSET...
  12. ncbi Cryopreservation induces an apoptosis-like mechanism in bull sperm
    Guillaume Martin
    Laboratoire de Biologie de la Reproduction GIMAP, Hopital Nord, 42055 Saint Etienne, France
    Biol Reprod 71:28-37. 2004
    ..Cryopreservation acts as an apoptotic mechanism inducer in bovine sperm cells, where the earliest but not the latest features of cells undergoing apoptosis occur. We have named this abortive process an apoptosis-like phenomenon...
  13. pmc Multicenter quality control for the detection of hepatitis C virus RNA in seminal plasma specimens
    Thomas Bourlet
    Laboratoire de Bacteriologie virologie, Unite de Pharmacologie Clinique, Faculte de Medecine, University of Saint Etienne, Saint Etienne, France
    J Clin Microbiol 41:789-93. 2003
    ..These results allowed us to validate standardized techniques adapted to the performance of this test on a routine basis, especially in men infected with HCV and involved in programs of medically assisted reproduction...
  14. ncbi Significance of inhibin B and anti-Müllerian hormone in seminal plasma: a preliminary study
    Emma Duvilla
    Laboratoire de Biologie de la Reproduction, Hopital Nord, CHU de Saint Etienne, Saint Etienne, France
    Fertil Steril 89:444-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate the predictive value of seminal inhibin B and anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) on the outcome of testicular sperm extraction (TESE) in patients with nonobstructive azoospermia...
  15. ncbi Two fast methods for detection of Y-microdeletions
    Isabelle E Aknin-Seifer
    Laboratoire de Biologie de la Reproduction, GIMAP, Saint Etienne, France
    Fertil Steril 84:740-2. 2005
    ..To test two recently available commercial kits: the new Promega Y Chromosome Deletion Detection System 2.0 kit and the Bird-Set kits (Y Chromosome UE and Extension)...