About

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 articles

Average time from submission to first decision

38 days for original articles

Time from acceptance to online publication

14 days

Frequency

8 issues per year

Impact factor

3.212

Indexed by

Index Medicus (Medline), ISI Current Contents (Web of Science), Excerpta Medica (Embase)

Launch date

1925

ISSN Print

1368-4973

ISSN Online

1472-3263

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Affiliations

British Association of Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH)
Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine (AChSHM)

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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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