The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Current number
September - October 2015
Vol. 19. Num. 5.
Pages 453-556
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.

Impact factor: 2014: 1.299

Vol. 19. Num. 5. September - October 2015 Pages 453-556
Original article
Evaluation of short-interfering RNAs treatment in experimental rabies due to wild-type virus
Camila Michele Appolinario, Susan Dora Allendorf, Marina Gea Peres, Clovis Reynaldo Fonseca, Acacia Ferreira Vicente, João Marcelo Azevedo de Paula Antunes, José Carlos Figueiredo Pantoja, Jane Megid
Braz J Infect Dis. 2015;19:453-8
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Simvastatin inhibits planktonic cells and biofilms of Candida and Cryptococcus species
Raimunda Sâmia Nogueira Brilhante, Erica Pacheco Caetano, Jonathas Sales de Oliveira, Débora de Souza Collares Maia Castelo-Branco, Elizabeth Ribeiro Yokobatake Souza, Lucas Pereira de Alencar, Rossana de Aguiar Cordeiro, Tereza de Jesus Pinheiro Gomes Bandeira, José Júlio Costa Sidrim, Marcos Fábio Gadelha Rocha
Braz J Infect Dis. 2015;19:459-65
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Molecular epidemiology of heteroresistant vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus in Brazil
Alessandro Conrado de Oliveira Silveira, Gabriela Rosa da Cunha, Juliana Caierão, Caio Mauricio Mendes de Cordova, Pedro Alves d’Azevedo
Braz J Infect Dis. 2015;19:466-72
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Phylogenetic analysis of the emergence of main hepatitis C virus subtypes in São Paulo, Brazil
Anna Shoko Nishiya, César de Almeida-Neto, Camila Malta Romano, Cecília Salete Alencar, Suzete Cleusa Ferreira, Claudia Di-Lorenzo-Oliveira, José Eduardo Levi, Nanci Alves Salles, Alfredo Mendrone-Junior, Ester Cerdeira Sabino
Braz J Infect Dis. 2015;19:473-8
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Fluorescent antibody test, quantitative polymerase chain reaction pattern and clinical aspects of rabies virus strains isolated from main reservoirs in Brazil
Camila Appolinário, Susan Dora Allendorf, Acácia Ferreira Vicente, Bruna Devidé Ribeiro, Clóvis Reinaldo da Fonseca, João Marcelo Antunes, Marina Gea Peres, Ivanete Kotait, Maria Luiza Carrieri, Jane Megid
Braz J Infect Dis. 2015;19:479-85
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Hepatitis C virus infection and spontaneous clearance in HTLV-1 and HIV co-infected patients in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Chloe Le Marchand, Fabianna Bahia, Kimberly Page, Carlos Brites
Braz J Infect Dis. 2015;19:486-91
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Chronic symptoms and pulmonary dysfunction in post-tuberculosis Brazilian patients
Simone de Sousa Elias Nihues, Eliane Viana Mancuzo, Nara Sulmonetti, Flávia Patussi Correia Sacchi, Vanessa de Souza Viana, Eduardo Martins Netto, Silvana Spindola Miranda, Julio Croda
Braz J Infect Dis. 2015;19:492-7
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The carriage of the serine-aspartate repeat protein-encoding sdr genes among Staphylococcus aureus lineages
Huanle Liu, Jingnan Lv, Xiuqin Qi, Yu Ding, Dan Li, Longhua Hu, Liangxing Wang, Fangyou Yu
Braz J Infect Dis. 2015;19:498-502
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Prediction of brain atrophy using three drug scores in neuroasymptomatic HIV-infected patients with controlled viremia
Marko Novakovic, Vesna Turkulov, Daniela Maric, Dusko Kozic, Uros Rajkovic, Mladen Bjelan, Milos Lucic, Snezana Brkic
Braz J Infect Dis. 2015;19:503-9
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Review Article
The role of microRNAs in enteroviral infections
Jing Wu, Li Shen, Jianguo Chen, Huaxi Xu, Lingxiang Mao
Braz J Infect Dis. 2015;19:510-6
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Adherence to guidelines for surgical antibiotic prophylaxis: a review
Marise Gouvêa, Cristiane de Oliveira Novaes, Daniele Masterson Tavares Pereira, Antonio Carlos Iglesias
Braz J Infect Dis. 2015;19:517-24
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Brief communication
Hepatitis B virus genotyping in chronic hepatitis B patients in southwestern Saudi Arabia
Ahmed Morad Asaad, Mohamed Saeed Zayed Al-Ayed, Mohamed Aleraky, Mohamed Ansar Qureshi
Braz J Infect Dis. 2015;19:525-8
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Use of new antiretroviral drugs and classes in Bahia, Brazil: a real life experience on salvage therapy of AIDS patients
Carlos Brites, Isabella Nóbrega, Eduardo Martins Netto
Braz J Infect Dis. 2015;19:529-32
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Hepatitis B virus reactivation after treatment for hepatitis C in hemodialysis patients with HBV/HCV coinfection
Raul Carlos Wahle, Renata Mello Perez, Patrícia Fucuta Pereira, Elze Maria Gomes Oliveira, Christini Takemi Emori, Silvia Naomi de Oliveira Uehara, Ivonete Sandra de Souza Silva, Antônio Eduardo Benedito Silva, Maria Lucia Gomes Ferraz
Braz J Infect Dis. 2015;19:533-7
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Effectiveness of the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission in Bahia, Brazil
Fátima Rejane Lemos Patricio, George Williams Rutherford, José Henrique Silva Barreto, Cynthia Rodamilans, Roberto Badaró
Braz J Infect Dis. 2015;19:538-42
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Polyclonal outbreak of bacteremia caused by Burkholderia cepacia complex and the presumptive role of ultrasound gel
Esteban C. Nannini, Adriana Ponessa, Rosa Muratori, Patricia Marchiaro, Viviana Ballerini, Luis Flynn, Adriana S. Limansky
Braz J Infect Dis. 2015;19:543-5
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Case Report
Histoplasmosis diagnosed after arthroscopy of the knee: case report
Lorenzo Falster, Maurício B. Marin, João Luiz Ellera Gomes
Braz J Infect Dis. 2015;19:546-8
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Rare severe mycotic infections in children receiving empirical caspofungin treatment for febrile neutropenia
Deniz Yilmaz Karapinar, Nihal Karadaş, Zühal Önder Siviş, Pinar Yazici, Muhterem Duyu, Dilek Metin, Bülent Karapinar, Yeşim Aydinok
Braz J Infect Dis. 2015;19:549-52
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Clinical Image
Infectious mononucleosis skin rash without previous antibiotic use
Theocharis Koufakis, Ioannis Gabranis
Braz J Infect Dis. 2015;19:553
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Letter to the editor
Missed opportunities for prevention of perinatal HIV infection
Vanessa Terezinha Gubert De Matos, Ana Lúcia Lyrio De Oliveira, Edinéia Ribeiro Dos Santos, Susã Kelly da Rocha Alencar, Márcia Maria Ferrairo Janini Dal Fabbro
Braz J Infect Dis. 2015;19:554-5
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