The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
ISSN: 1413-8670

The BJID is an official publication of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases (SBI), published bymonthly since 1996, from February to December and published by Elsevier Editora Ltda. Produced by the Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Carlos Brites, an editorial board and highly competent associate editors, the production staff and advertising board, the articles and communications published in the BJID aim to be relevant in the broadest sense to all aspects of microbiology, infectious diseases and immune response to infectious agents.

The BJID is one of the most influential publications in its field in Brazil and Latin America with a high impact factor, since its inception it has garnered a growing share of the publishing market.

In addition to six regular issues per year, the BJID published special supplements, conference and seminar, annals and reprints of individual articles, as well as advertising courses, competitions and seminars in all fields of medicine.

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1.468 (2016)
1.412 (2015)
1.299 (2014)
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Vol. 23. Issue 2.
Pages 71-148 (March - April 2019)
Original articles
HLA-B*14 allele predicts HIV-1 mother-to-child-transmission, in Salvador, Brazil
Juan Manuel Cubillos Angulo, Taryn Ariadna Castro Cuesta, Eliane Pereira Menezes, Celia Pedroso, Carlos Brites
Braz J Infect Dis.2019;23:71-8
Open access
T helper type cytokines in sepsis: time-shared variance and correlation with organ dysfunction and hospital mortality
Ramon Teixeira Costa, Orlei Ribeiro de Araújo, Milena Karina Coló Brunialti, Murilo Santucci Cesar Assunção, Luciano César Pontes Azevedo, Flávio Freitas, Reinaldo Salomão
Braz J Infect Dis.2019;23:79-85
Open access
Early switch/early discharge opportunities for hospitalized patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus complicated skin and soft tissue infections in Brazil
Guilherme H. Furtado, Jaime Rocha, Ricardo Hayden, Caitlyn Solem, Cynthia Macahilig, Wing Yu Tang, Richard Chambers, Maria Lavínea Novis de Figueiredo, Courtney Johnson, Jennifer Stephens, Seema Haider
Braz J Infect Dis.2019;23:86-94
Open access
Revisiting Keratoconjunctivitis sicca associated with Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus Type 1: prevalence, clinical aspects and proviral load
Regina Helena Rathsam-Pinheiro, Ney Boa-Sorte, Maria Fernanda Rios Grassi, Úrsula Cury Copello, Karla Tayrine Silva Guimarães Rios, Thessika Araújo, Bernardo Galvão-Castro
Braz J Infect Dis.2019;23:95-101
Open access
High prevalence of CTX-M-1 group in ESBL-producing enterobacteriaceae infection in intensive care units in southern Chile
Mónica Pavez, Claudia Troncoso, Irma Osses, Rodrigo Salazar, Vijna Illesca, Patricia Reydet, Claudio Rodríguez, Carolina Chahin, Carla Concha, Leticia Barrientos
Braz J Infect Dis.2019;23:102-10
Open access
Review article
Urine as a promising sample for Leishmania DNA extraction in the diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis – a review
Gilberto Silva Nunes Bezerra, Walter Lins Barbosa, Elis Dionísio da Silva, Nilma Cintra Leal, Zulma Maria de Medeiros
Braz J Infect Dis.2019;23:111-20
Open access
Case reports
Long term neurologic sequelae in a Mexican rocky mountain spotted fever case
Karla Rossanet Dzul-Rosado, Cesar Lugo-Caballero, Alejandra Salcedo-Parra, Raymundo Daniel López-Soto, Álvaro A. Faccini-Martínez
Braz J Infect Dis.2019;23:121-3
Open access
Epidemiological aspects of the first human autochthonous visceral leishmaniosis cases in Porto Alegre, Brazil
Ibrahim Clós Mahmud, Letícia de Araujo Saraiva Piassini, Fabrizio Motta, Paulo Renato Petersen Behar, Getúlio Dornelles Souza
Braz J Infect Dis.2019;23:124-9
Open access
Brief communications
Concentrations of rifampicin in pre-dose samples in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis
Breno Kristoffer Beleza Uchoa, Carlos Augusto Abreu Albério, Ana Carla Godinho Pinto, Stefania de Medeiros Araujo Lucena, José Luiz Fernandes Vieira
Braz J Infect Dis.2019;23:130-3
Open access
Molecular characteristics of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from hospital and community environments in northeastern Brazil
Suzi P. de Carvalho, Jéssica B. de Almeida, Yasmin M.F.S. Andrade, Lucas S.C. da Silva, Raiane C. Chamon, Kátia R.N. dos Santos, Lucas M. Marques
Braz J Infect Dis.2019;23:134-8
Open access
Daptomycin and vancomycin non-susceptible methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clonal lineages from bloodstream infection in a Brazilian teaching hospital
Andreia Paredes Damasco, Thaina Miranda da Costa, Priscylla Guimarães Migueres Morgado, Lorrayne Cardoso Guimarães, Fernanda Sampaio Cavalcante, Simone Aranha Nouér, Kátia Regina Netto dos Santos
Braz J Infect Dis.2019;23:139-42
Open access
Epidemiology and clinical characteristics of herpes zoster in a tertiary care hospital in Brazil
Luciana Antoniolli, Camila Rodrigues, Rafael Borges, Luciano Z. Goldani
Braz J Infect Dis.2019;23:143-5
Open access
Letter to the editor
Occurrence of hemoplasmas in free-ranging and captive wild felines
Letícia Camara Pitchenin, Fernanda Harumi Maruyama, Thais de Oliveira Morgado, Valeria Dutra, Luciano Nakazato
Braz J Infect Dis.2019;23:146-7
Open access
The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases

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