The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Current number
January - February 2015
Vol. 19. Num. 1.
Pages 1-112
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 2013: 1.096

Vol. 19. Num. 1. January - February 2015 Pages 1-112
Factors associated with inspiratory muscle weakness in patients with HIV-1
Fabiana S. Jerônimo, Giovanni N. Alves, Gerson Cipriano, Paulo J.C. Vieira, Adriana M. Güntzel Chiappa, Gaspar R. Chiappa
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:1-7
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Epidemiology of Clostridium difficile: a hospital-based descriptive study in Argentina and Mexico
Gustavo Lopardo, Rayo Morfin-Otero, Iliana Isabel Moran-Vazquez, Fernando Noriega, Betzana Zambrano, Christine Luxemburger, Ginamarie Foglia, Enrique Eduardo Rivas
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:8-14
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The clinical effectiveness of pegylated interferon and ribavirin for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C in HIV-infected patients in Brazil: a multicentric study
Paulo Roberto Abrão Ferreira, Mariliza Henrique da Silva, Carlos Eduardo Brandão-Melo, Rosamar Eulira Rezende, Mário Gonzalez, Tânia Reuter, Jose David Urbaez, Reinaldo Jose Gianini, Ana Martinelli, Maria Cássia Mendes-Correa
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:15-22
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Tuberculosis in HIV-infected infants, children, and adolescents in Latin America
Margot R. Krauss, D. Robert Harris, Thalita Abreu, Fabiana G. Ferreira, Noris Pavia Ruz, Carol Worrell, Rohan Hazra
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:23-9
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Frequency of viral etiology in symptomatic adult upper respiratory tract infections
Raquel Cirlene da Silva, Gabriella da Silva Mendes, Miguel Angel Rojas, Ariane Ribeiro Amorim, José Nelson Couceiro, Omar Lupi, José Elabras, Gisele Pires, Solange Valle, Norma Santos
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:30-5
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Pertussis may be the cause of prolonged cough in adolescents and adults in the interepidemic period
Analíria Moraes Pimentel, Paulo Neves Baptista, Ricardo Arraes de Alencar Ximenes, Laura Cunha Rodrigues, Vera Magalhães,
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:43-6
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Late onset sepsis in newborn babies: epidemiology and effect of a bundle to prevent central line associated bloodstream infections in the neonatal intensive care unit
Daiane Silva Resende, Anna Laura Gil Peppe, Heloisio dos Reis, Vânia Olivetti Steffen Abdallah, Rosineide Marques Ribas, Paulo Pinto Gontijo Filho
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:52-7
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Risk of vancomycin-resistant enterococci bloodstream infection among patients colonized with vancomycin-resistant enterococci
Ahu Kara, ¿lker Devrim, Nuri Bayram, Nagehan Katipo¿lu, Ezgi K¿ran, Yeliz Oruç, Nevbahar Demiray, Hur¿it Apa, Gamze Gülfidan
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:58-61
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Molecular diagnosis of cryptococcal meningitis in cerebrospinal fluid: comparison of primer sets for Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii species complex
Marilena dos Anjos Martins, Kate Bastos Santos Brighente, Terezinha Aparecida de Matos, Jose Ernesto Vidal, Daise Damaris Carnietto de Hipólito, Vera Lucia Pereira-Chioccola
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:62-7
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Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage among outpatients attending primary health care centers: a comparative study of two cities in Saudi Arabia and Egypt
Hala M. Abou Shady, Alaa Eldin A. Bakr, Mahmoud E. Hashad, Mohammad A. Alzohairy
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:68-76
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ReviewBrief communication
Endocarditis by Kocuria rosea in an immunocompetent child
Jorge Salomão Moreira, Adriana Gut Lopes Riccetto, Marcos Tadeu Nolasco da Silva, Maria Marluce dos Santos Vilela
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:82-4
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Case Report
Severe infective endocarditis with systemic embolism due to community associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ST630
Beiwen Zheng, Saiping Jiang, Zemin Xu, Yonghong Xiao, Lanjuan Li
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:85-9
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Disseminated Fusarium infection in autologous stem cell transplant recipient
Vivian Iida Avelino-Silva, Jessica Fernandes Ramos, Fabio Eudes Leal, Leonardo Testagrossa, Yana Sarkis Novis
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:90-3
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Clinical Image
Sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis in HIV-infected patient on dialysis
Maristela Böhlke, Paulo Caruso, Gustavo Uliano
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:94-5
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Skin rash, dyspnea and bone pain: secondary syphilis
Juan Manríquez, Romina Andino-Navarrete, Catalina Andrighetti
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:96-7
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Screening for hepatitis B virus in Maracanã workers
Marcelle Bottecchia, Juliana Custódio Miguel, Elisangela Ferreira da Silva, Cleber Ferreira Ginuíno, Marcia Terezinha Baroni de Moraes e Souza
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:100-1
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Misidentification of pan drug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae clinical isolates as a metallo-¿-lactamase producers by the EDTA/DDST test
Dandara Cassu-Corsi, Willames M.B.S. Martins, Mara Cristina Scheffer, Rodrigo Cayô, Ana Cristina Gales
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:102-4
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Impact of human immunodeficiency virus infection on the clinical presentation and outcome of community-acquired pneumonia in hospitalized Nigerian adults: a multicenter case–control study
Michael Onyebuchi Iroezindu, Godwin Chukwuemeka Mbata, Cajetan Chigozie Onyedum, Emmanuel Iheke Chima, Godsent Chichebem Isiguzo
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:105-7
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Frequency of adverse events associated to antiretroviral drugs in patients starting therapy in Salvador, Brazil
Ornela Vendruscolo, Mateus Majdalani, Rafael Mota, Estela Luz, Carlos Brites
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:108-9
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High HPV prevalence and need for ancillary care
Brandon Brown
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:110
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Erratum to “Molecular epidemiology of measles virus infection in Shanghai in 2000–2012: the first appearance of genotype D8” [Braz. J. Infect. Dis. 18 (6) (2014) 581–590]
Shuhua Li, Xiaohua Qian, Zhengan Yuan, Xiaodong Sun, Chongshan Li, Xian Tang, Yanji Yang, Xiangzhen Gong, Guangwen Cao
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:111
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