Sex Transm Dis 2021 Jul 23. Epub 2021 Jul 23.
Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Research Participation and Fellowship Program, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA Division of HIV/STD/Viral Hepatitis, Indiana Department of Health, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA Bureau of Sexually Transmitted Infections, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Queens, New York, USA City of Milwaukee Health Department Laboratory, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Division of Allergy and Infectious Disease, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA HIV/STD Program, Public Health - Seattle and King County, Seattle, Washington, USA Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Denver, Colorado, USA Department of Health, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California, USA Wake Forest University School of Medicine/Guilford County Department of Health, North Carolina, USA.
Background: Sexual networks are difficult to construct due to incomplete sexual partner data. The proximity of people within a network may be inferred from genetically similar infections. We explored genomic data combined with partner services investigation (PSI) data to extend our understanding of sexual networks affected by Neisseria gonorrhoeae (NG). Read More