Risk factors for urethral gonorrhoea infection among heterosexual males in Melbourne, Australia: 2007-17
Tiffany R Phillips, Christopher K Fairley, Marcus Y Chen, Catriona S Bradshaw, Eric PF Chow
SEXUAL HEALTH | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2019
Background Since 2014 there has been an increase in gonorrhoea among heterosexuals in Australia. Sex with a partner from a country with high gonorrhoea prevalence has been identified as a risk factor for gonorrhoea in heterosexual females, but risk factors for heterosexual males remain unclear. This study determined risk factors for gonorrhoea among heterosexual males. METHODS: Retrospective analysis was performed among heterosexual males attending Melbourne Sexual Health Centre (MSHC) between 1 January 2007 and 31 December 2017. Countries for overseas sexual partners were stratified as high-prevalence countries (HPC) or low-prevalence countries (LPC) based on the incidence of gonorrhoea. RE..View full abstract
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia Early Career Fellowship
Eric P. F. Chow was supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia Early Career Fellowship (APP1091226). This research did not receive any specific funding.