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.


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.

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