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Pharyngeal gonorrhoea: the forgotten reservoir
  1. M Janier,
  2. F Lassau,
  3. I Casin,
  4. P Morel
  1. STD Clinic, Hopital Saint-Louis (Paris), France
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr Michel Janier;

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Urethral gonorrhoea (UG) dramatically decreased in Paris between 1986 and 1997 as a consequence of safer sexual behaviour. Thus, only 43 cases of gonorrhoea have been collected in our clinic in 1997, the lowest number since the early 1970s. Since 1998, an increase has been observed, as in other STD clinics in France and in the Renago laboratory network.1–,3 Men who have sex with men (MSMs) represent an increasing number of men with UG. Many of …

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