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Table 1 Mean number of glandular and luminal spermatozoa in the cranial and caudal uterine horn (UH) segments of Beagle bitches 2 and 4 days after ovulation and vaginal insemination of one billion progressively motile spermatozoa

From: Distribution and viability of spermatozoa in the canine female genital tract during post-ovulatory oocyte maturation

  Two days after ovulation (n = 6) Four days after ovulation (n = 7)
  Left Right Total Left Right Total
Cranial UH
Glands
Mean 995.6 759.5 1755.1 197.3 172.0 369.3
± SD 1448.7 1073.6 2521.7 231.4 244.0 432.8
Range 0-1252.5 0-946 0-5820 0-242 0-245.5 0-1136
Lumen
Mean 198.7 441.7 640.4 5.4 4.4 9.8
± SD 319.4 761.4 1078.1 7.8 7.3 10.8
Range 0-541 0-1724 0-1854 0-15 0-16 0-25
Caudal UH
Glands
Mean 978.2 787.2 1765.4 161.8 203.5 365.3
± SD 1279.7 1030.7 2305.3 207.9 334.3 527.7
Range 0-1065 0-806 0-5066 0-205.5 0-350.5 0-1444.5
Lumen
Mean 447.2 197.2 644.4 3.9 3.9 7.8
± SD 1021.7 350.9 1361.6 5.7 8.1 12.9
Range 0-1556 0-456 0-1896 0-12 0-13 0-36