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Epidemiology of gonorrhoea, chlamydia and HIV in men who have sex with men, and evaluation of new prevention strategies.

thesis
posted on 18.01.2019 by VINCENT JASPER CORNELISSE
Rates of gonorrhoea have increased significantly in recent years, particularly among men who have sex with men. This thesis examines the transmission of gonorrhoea between sexual partners, particularly to investigate whether gonorrhoea of the throat transmits to sexual partners through oral sex and tongue kissing. The thesis then examines the transmission of chlamydia, to see if this is different from gonorrhoea. The findings in this thesis highlight the need for new strategies to prevent throat gonorrhoea.

History

Principal supervisor

Christopher Kincaid Fairley

Additional supervisor 1

Jennifer Hoy

Additional supervisor 2

Eric PF Chow

Additional supervisor 3

Edwina J Wright

Additional supervisor 4

Mark Stoove

Year of Award

2019

Department, School or Centre

Central Clinical School

Additional Institution or Organisation

Melbourne Sexual Health Centre

Campus location

Australia

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences

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