Top cited articles

To celebrate another year of high quality content published in Sexually Transmitted Infections, we have shortlisted the most cited papers of the past 3 years. These articles have all been made free to access as a thank you to our authors and readers.


Trichomonas vaginalis and HIV infection acquisition: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Masha, Simon Chengo; Cools, Piet; Sanders, Eduard J.; et al.

Evidence for a new paradigm of gonorrhoea transmission: cross-sectional analysis of Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections by anatomical site in both partners in 60 male couples
Cornelisse, Vincent Jasper; Williamson, Deborah; Zhang, Lei; et al.

Does infection with Chlamydia trachomatis induce long-lasting partial immunity? Insights from mathematical modelling
Omori, Ryosuke; Chemaitelly, Hiam; Althaus, Christian L.; et al.

Sexually transmitted infections during pregnancy and subsequent risk of stillbirth and infant mortality in Kenya: a prospective study
Warr, Alex J.; Pintye, Jillian; Kinuthia, John; et al.


Does HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis use lead to a higher incidence of sexually transmitted infections? A case-crossover study of men who have sex with men in Los Angeles, California
Beymer, Matthew R.; DeVost, Michelle A.; Weiss, Robert E.; 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.


The acceptability of self-sampled screening for HPV DNA: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Nelson, Erik J.; Maynard, Brandy R.; Loux, Travis; et al.

Prevalence and characteristics of users of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among men who have sex with men, San Francisco, 2014 in a cross-sectional survey: implications for disparities Snowden, Jonathan M.; Chen, Yea-Hung; McFarland, Willi; et al.

Antiseptic mouthwash against pharyngeal Neisseria gonorrhoeae: a randomised controlled trial and an in vitro study
Chow, Eric P. F.; Howden, Benjamin P.; Walker, Sandra; et al.