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Sexually transmitted infection control strategies should target “swingers”

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g6407 (Published 24 October 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g6407
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. 1London

“Swingers”—heterosexual couples who swap partners or have group sex—have high rates of recreational drug use and sexually transmitted infections, new research has shown.1

Dutch researchers wrote in the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections that swingers should be offered tailored interventions by sexual health services to encourage safer sexual practices and prevent the spread of sexually transmitted infections.

The researchers contacted all …

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