Pharyngeal Flora in a Sexually Active Population

@article{Russell1995PharyngealFI,
  title={Pharyngeal Flora in a Sexually Active Population},
  author={J. M. Russell and Berge S. Azadian and A. P. Roberts and C. A. Talboys},
  journal={International Journal of STD \& AIDS},
  year={1995},
  volume={6},
  pages={211 - 215}
}
During a 7-week period 1141 patients attending the Genitourinary Clinic at Charing Cross Hospital completed a brief questionnaire and had pharyngeal swabs cultured for Neisseria spp, β-haemolytic streptococci, corynebacterium and yeasts. The study included 397 heterosexual men, 492 heterosexual women, 189 homosexuals, 41 lesbians and 22 bisexual men and women. Four hundred and sixty patients (40%) admitted oro-genital contact in the preceding 2 weeks. The meningococcal carriage rate was 11.6… 

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