The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Current number
November - December 2016
Vol. 20. Num. 6.
Pages 525-654
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.

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Vol. 20. Num. 6. November - December 2016 Pages 525-654
Original Articles
Local circulating clones of Staphylococcus aureus in Ecuador
Jeannete Zurita, Pedro Barba, David Ortega-Paredes, Marcelo Mora, Sebastián Rivadeneira
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:525-33
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To evaluate of the effect of adding licorice to the standard treatment regimen of Helicobacter pylori
Ali Akbar Hajiaghamohammadi, Ali Zargar, Sonia Oveisi, Rasoul Samimi, Sedigheh Reisian
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:534-8
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Antifungal activities of tacrolimus in combination with antifungal agents against fluconazole-susceptible and fluconazole-resistant Trichosporon asahii isolates
Thaís Felli Kubiça, Laura Bedin Denardi, Maria Isabel Azevedo, Vanessa Oliveira, Luiz Carlos Severo, Janio Morais Santurio, Sydney Hartz Alves
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:539-45
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Plesiomonas shigelloides exports a lethal cytotoxic-enterotoxin (LCE) by membrane vesicles
Marilucia Santos Ludovico, Luciano Moura Martins, Juares Ednaldo Romero Bianco, Célia Guadalupe Tardelli de Jesus Andrade, Rosabel Falcon, Paulo Pinto Joazeiro, Maria Silvia Viccari Gatti, Tomomasa Yano
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:546-55
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Clinical and microbiological characteristics of OXA-23- and OXA-143-producing Acinetobacter baumannii in ICU patients at a teaching hospital, Brazil
Francelli Cordeiro Neves, Wanessa T. Clemente, Nilton Lincopan, Isabela D. Paião, Patrícia R. Neves, Roberta M. Romanelli, Stella S.S. Lima, Luciene F. Paiva, Paulo Henrique O. Mourão, Vandack A. Nobre-Junior
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:556-63
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Anogenital infection by Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in HIV-infected men and women in Salvador, Brazil
Ana Gabriela Travassos, Eveline Xavier-Souza, Eduardo Netto, Eda Vinhaes Dantas, Maiara Timbó, Isabella Nóbrega, Tatiana Haguihara, Júlia Neumayer, Nathalia Lisboa, Maria Angela Soidan, Fábio Ferreira, Carlos Brites
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:569-75
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Targeted preemptive therapy according to perceived risk of CMV infection after kidney transplantation
Cahue Henrique Pinto, Helio Tedesco-Silva Jr, Claudia Rosso Felipe, Alexandra Nicolau Ferreira, Marina Cristelli, Laila Almeida Viana, Wilson Aguiar, José Medina-Pestana
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:576-84
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Influence of iron deprivation on virulence traits of mycobacteria
Rahul Pal, Saif Hameed, Sharda Sharma, Zeeshan Fatima
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:585-91
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Pain prevalence, characteristics and associated factors in human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 infected patients: a systematic review of the literature
Daniel Lordelo San-Martin, Dislene Nascimento dos Santos, Abrahão Fontes Baptista
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:592-8
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Aging, neurocognitive impairment and adherence to antiretroviral therapy in human immunodeficiency virus-infected individuals
Cezar Arthur Tavares Pinheiro, Luciano Dias de Mattos Souza, Janaína Vieira dos Santos Motta, Evelin Franco Kelbert, Clarissa de Souza Ribeiro Martins, Marília Silva de Souza, Karen Amaral Tavares Pinheiro, Fábio Monteiro da Cunha Coelho, Ricardo Tavares Pinheiro
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:599-604
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Is chronic toxoplasmosis a risk factor for diabetes mellitus? A systematic review and meta-analysis of case–control studies
Hamidreza Majidiani, Sahar Dalvand, Ahmad Daryani, Ma de la Luz Galvan-Ramirez, Masoud Foroutan-Rad
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:605-9
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Review Article
Aptamers as a promising approach for the control of parasitic diseases
Juan David Ospina-Villa, Absalom Zamorano-Carrillo, Carlos A. Castañón-Sánchez, Esther Ramírez-Moreno, Laurence A. Marchat
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:610-8
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Brief Communications
Prevalence of IFNL3 gene polymorphism among blood donors and its relation to genomic profile of ancestry in Brazil
Silvia Renata Cornelio Parolin Rizzo, Diana Gazito, Henrique Pott-Junior, Flavia Roche Moreira Latini, Adauto Castelo
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:619-22
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Comparison of different antibiotic protocols for asymptomatic bacteriuria in patients with neurogenic bladder treated with botulinum toxin A
Ana Claudia Paradella, André Ferraz de Arruda Musegante, Carlos Brites
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:623-6
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Detection and molecular characterization of β-lactamase genes in clinical isolates of Gram-negative bacteria in Southern Ecuador
Diana Yessenia Calva Delgado, Zorayda Patricia Toledo Barrigas, Sofía Genoveva Ochoa Astutillo, Ana Paulina Arévalo Jaramillo, Alessio Ausili
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:627-30
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Impact of piperacillin-tazobactam shortage on meropenem use: implications for antimicrobial stewardship programs
Katie E. Barber, Allison M. Bell, S. Travis King, Jason J. Parham, Kayla R. Stover
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:631-4
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Case Reports
Cutaneous mucormycosis in advanced HIV disease
José Moreira, Felipe Ridolfi, Rodrigo Almeida-Paes, Andrea Varon, Cristiane C. Lamas
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:637-40
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Neisseria meningitidis presenting as acute abdomen and recurrent reactive pericarditis
Karolina Akinosoglou, Angelos Alexopoulos, Nikolaos Koutsogiannis, Charalampos Gogos, Aleksandra Lekkou
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:641-4
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Letters to the Editor
Natural YMDD motif mutations in treatment naïve patients with chronic hepatitis B in Huzhou of eastern China
Fuchu Qian, Jiqu Qin, Dongli Li, Hairong Zhang, Zhaowei Tong, Weihong Wang
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:645-6
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Early-onset neonatal sepsis by Group B Streptococcus in a Brazilian public hospital
Nayara Gonçalves Barbosa, Heloísio dos Reis, Orlando Cesar Mantese, Marisa Márcia Mussi-Pinhata, Vânia Olivetti Steffen Abdallah, Paulo Pinto Gontijo Filho
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:647-8
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Colistin resistance in non-fermenting Gram-negative bacilli in a university hospital
Silvana Oliveira dos Santos, Sthefanine Martins La Rocca, Rosmari Hörner
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:649-50
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Erratum to “Childhood respiratory viruses in public health care centers”
Poliana Castro de Resende Bonati, Carlos Henrique Martins da Silva
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:651
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Acknowledgements 2016
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:652-3
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