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Aims and scope

Sexually Transmitted Infections is the world’s longest running international journal on sexual health. It aims to keep practitioners, trainees and researchers up to date in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of all STIs and HIV. The journal publishes original research, descriptive epidemiology, evidence-based reviews and comment on the clinical, public health, sociological and laboratory aspects of sexual health from around the world. We also publish educational articles, letters and other material of interest to readers, along with podcasts and other online material. STI provides a high quality editorial service from submission to publication.

STI is an official journal of the British Association of Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) and the Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine (AChSHM).

Ownership

Sexually Transmitted Infections is owned by BMJ.

Journal statistics

Acceptance Rate 22% for original research
Mean time from Submission to First Decision 38 days
Mean time from Acceptance to Publication 14 days
Frequency 8 issues per year
Impact Factor 3.212 (2016)
CiteScore 2.02 (2016)
Indexed by Science Citation Index, Medline, EMBASE, Scopus, Google Scholar
Launch date 1925
Print ISSN 1368-4973
Online ISSN 1472-3263

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BMJ is a founding organisation of the AllTrials initiative, which calls for all past and present clinical trials to be registered and their results reported.

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