Top cited articles

The quality and impact of our journals are dependent on many different measures. We’ve provided here some of those metrics for Sexually Transmitted Infections, to reflect the latest 2019 data, that remain important to our authors. We’ve also listed our top most cited articles from each of the last three years, free to read.


Chemsex-related drug use and its association with health outcomes in men who have sex with men: a cross-sectional analysis of Antidote clinic service data
Stevens, Oliver; Moncrieff, Monty; Gafos, Mitzy

Pregnancy and fertility-related adverse outcomes associated with Chlamydia trachomatisinfection: a global systematic review and meta-analysis
Tang, Weiming; Mao, Jessica; Li, Katherine T.; et al.

Substantial underdiagnosis of lymphogranuloma venereum in men who have sex with men in Europe: preliminary findings from a multicentre surveillance pilot
Cole, Michelle Jayne; Field, Nigel; Pitt, Rachel; et al.

HIV testing barriers and intervention strategies among men, transgender women, female sex workers and incarcerated persons in the Caribbean: a systematic review
Hamilton, Akeen; Shin, Stephen; Taggart, Tamara; et al.


Kissing may be an important and neglected risk factor for oropharyngeal gonorrhoea: a cross-sectional study in men who have sex with men
Chow, Eric P. F.; Cornelisse, Vincent J.; Williamson, Deborah A.; et al.

Psychosocial and sexual characteristics associated with sexualised drug use and chemsex among men who have sex with men (MSM) in the UK
Hibbert, Matthew Peter; Brett, Caroline E.; Porcellato, Lorna A.; et al.

Prevalence of genital and oropharyngeal chlamydia and gonorrhoea among female sex workers in Melbourne, Australia, 2015-2017: need for oropharyngeal testing
Chow, Eric P. F.; Williamson, Deborah A.; Fortune, Ria; et al.


Prevalence of Mycoplasma genitalium in different population groups: systematic review and meta-analysis
Baumann, Lukas; Cina, Manuel; Egli-Gany, Dianne; et al.

Lactobacillus iners-dominated vaginal microbiota is associated with increased susceptibility to Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Dutch women: a case-control study
van Houdt, Robin; Ma, Bing; Bruisten, Sylvia M.; et al.

Mycoplasma genitalium: high prevalence of resistance to macrolides and frequent anorectal infection in men who have sex with men in western Sydney
Couldwell, Deborah L.; Jalocon, Dean; Power, Melissa; et al.

Journal Metrics 2019:

Days to first decision: 40
Days from acceptance to publication: 20

2 year Impact Factor (JCR): 3.396
SciMago Journal Rank (SJR): 1.684
Eigenfactor: 0.00851
Citescore: 6.1

Total content accesses: 989,900
Total Altmetric Mentions: 2,152