Statistics from Altmetric.com
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.
It has been hypothesised that the oropharynx plays a major role in overall gonorrhoea transmission among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) and this has been recently proven by a mathematical model suggesting that 75% of incident gonorrhoea cases would have to be acquired via the oropharynx-to-oropharynx pathway, that is, kissing.1 However, there have been very limited studies examining kissing among MSM. …
Handling editor Jackie A Cassell
Contributors DP drafted and wrote the letter. EPFC aided with editing and approved the final version.
Funding EPFC is supported by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Early Career Fellowships (1091226).
Competing interests None declared.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.