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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Vol. 22. Num. 3.May - June 2018
Pages 159-256
Original Articles
The impact of ocular tuberculosis on vision after two months of intensive therapy
Suzana Batista Vereza de Oliveira, Ângelo Ferreira Passos, David Jamil Hadad, Lorena Zbyszynski, Pedro Sousa de Almeida Júnior, Luiz Guilherme Schmidt Castellani, Reynaldo Dietze, Moisés Palaci
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:159-65
Open access
Initial evaluation of universal immunization with a single dose against hepatitis A virus in Central Brazil
Wagner Izidoro de Brito, Eduardo Rodrigues Alves-Junior, Rode Martinho de Oliveira, Francisco José Dutra Souto
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:166-70
Open access
Lipid accumulation product index in HIV-infected patients: a marker of cardiovascular risk
Milena Maria Moreira Guimarães, Dirceu Bartolomeu Greco, Allyson Nogueira Moreira, Nathalia Sernizon Guimarães, Cláudia Maria Vilas Freire, Bruna Guimarães Rohlfs, Lucas José de Campos Machado
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:171-6
Open access
High vertical HIV transmission rate in the Midwest region of Brazil
Vanessa Terezinha Gubert de Matos, Fabiani de Morais Batista, Naiara Valera Versage, Clarice Souza Pinto, Vanessa Marcon de Oliveira, Érica Freire de Vasconcelos-Pereira, Roberta Barbeta dos Rios de Matos, Márcia Maria Ferrairo Janini Dal Fabbro, Ana Lúcia Lyrio de Oliveira
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:177-85
Open access
Effectiveness and tolerability of direct-acting antivirals for chronic hepatitis C patients in a Southern state of Brazil
Vinicius Lins Ferreira, Helena Hiemisch Lobo Borba, Astrid Wiens, Maria Lucia Alves Pedroso, Vanessa Ferreira de Camargo Radunz, Cláudia Alexandra Pontes Ivantes, Aline Satie Oba Kuniyoshi, Roberto Pontarolo
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:186-92
Open access
Prevalence and risk factors of mild chronic renal failure in HIV-infected patients: influence of female gender and antiretroviral therapy
Marina Pontello Cristelli, Joan Carles Trullàs, Federico Cofán, Naira Rico, Christian Manzardo, Juan Ambrosioni, Josep Lluis Bedini, Asunción Moreno, Fritz Diekmann, Jose Maria Miro
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:193-201
Open access
Interferon-gamma release assay performance in northeastern Brazil: influence of the IFNG+874 A>T polymorphism
Valdirene Leão Carneiro, Maria Teresita Bendicho, Rosalina Guedes Santos, Marilda Casela, Eduardo M. Netto, Scarlet Torres Moraes Mota, Iza Cristina Araújo Pina, Roberto Meyer Nascimento, Songeli Menezes Freire, Theolis Barbosa
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:202-7
Open access
Trypanosoma cruzi: analysis of two different strains after piplartine treatment
Gabriela Alves Licursi Vieira, Marco Túlio Alves da Silva, Luis Octávio Regasini, Fernando Cotinguiba, Helen Julie Laure, José César Rosa, Maysa Furlan, Regina Maria Barretto Cicarelli
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:208-18
Open access
Impact of A/H1N1 influenza in children at a Brazilian University Hospital
Gabriela Fontanella Biondo, João Carlos Santana, Patrícia M. Lago, Jefferson Piva, Paulo Ricardo A. Souza, Joana Genz Gaulke, Juliana M. Sebben
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:219-23
Open access
Review Article
Re-emergence of human T-lymphotropic viruses in West Africa
Nneoma Confidence JeanStephanie Anyanwu, Elijah Ekah Ella, Aghogho Ohwofasa, Maryam Aminu
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:224-34
Open access
Case Reports
Fatal case of donor-derived colistin-resistant carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae transmission in cardiac transplantation
Lisia Miglioli Galvão, Anna Paula Romero de Oliveira, Aline Santos Ibanês, Jussimara Monteiro, Fernanda Inoue, Daniel Chagas Dantas, Flavio Sanchez, Daniel Wagner Santos, Cely Saad Abboud
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:235-8
Open access
Tailoring antimicrobials in febrile neutropenia: using faster diagnostic and communication tools to improve treatment in the era of extensively resistant pathogens
Ingvar Ludwig Augusto de Souza, Milene Gonçalves Quiles, Bruno Cruz Boettger, Antonio Carlos Campos Pignatari, Paola Cappellano
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:239-42
Open access
Clinical Image
An exuberant form of disseminated histoplasmosis
Débora Mânica Rockenbach, Lia Natalia Diehl Dallazem, Raíssa Londero Chemello, André Avelino Costa Beber
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:243-4
Open access
Brief communication
Low variation in initial CD4 cell count in a HIV referral center, in Salvador, Brazil, from 2002 to 2015
Marcela Fonseca Pereira, Estela Luz, Eduardo Martins Netto, Manoel Henrique Fonseca Barbosa, Carlos Brites
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:245-7
Open access
Letters to the Editor
Inability to work due to Chikungunya virus infection: impact on public service during the first epidemic in the State of Ceará, northeastern Brazil
Maria Luiza Almeida Bastos, Francileudo Santos de Abreu, Geraldo Bezerra da Silva Junior
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:248-9
Open access
Immediate start of antiretroviral, why not?
Elaine Monteiro Matsuda, Luana Portes Ozório Coelho, Cintia Mayumi Ahagon, Ivana Barros Campos, Luís Fernando de Macedo Brígido
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:250-1
Open access
Drug repositioning, a new alternative in infectious diseases
Marissa Bolson Serafin, Rosmari Hörner
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:252-6
Open access
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