The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Current number
May - June 2015
Vol. 19. Num. 3.
Pages 233-338
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. 3. May - June 2015 Pages 233-338
Original Articles
Salmonella Alachua: causative agent of a foodborne disease outbreak
Ivete Aparecida Zago Castanheira de Almeida, Jacqueline Tanury Macruz Peresi, Elisabete Cardiga Alves, Denise Fusco Marques, Inara Siqueira de Carvalho Teixeira, Sonia Izaura de Lima e Silva, Sandra Regina Ferrari Pigon, Monique Ribeiro Tiba, Sueli Aparecida Fernandes
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:233-8
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Enterobacteriaceae resistant to third generation cephalosporins upon hospital admission: risk factors and clinical outcomes
Mirian Cristina Oliveira, Clara Rodrigues Alves Oliveira, Karine Valéria Gonçalves, Marciléa Silva Santos, Amanda Cristina Silva Tardelli, Vandack Alencar Nobre
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:239-45
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Effects of a bundled Antimicrobial Stewardship Program on mortality: a cohort study
Lucas Miyake Okumura, Monica Maria Gomes da Silva, Izelandia Veroneze
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:246-52
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Evaluation of late presentation for HIV treatment in a reference center in Belo Horizonte, Southeastern Brazil, from 2008 to 2010
Melissa Bianchetti Valentini, Maria Luíza Guerra de Toledo, Marise Oliveira Fonseca, Laura Maria Silva Thiersch, Ingrid Silva Bremer de Toledo, Flávia Cristina Jácome Machado, Unaí Tupinambás
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:253-62
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Relationship between viral load and behavioral measures of adherence to antiretroviral therapy in children living with human immunodeficiency virus in Latin America
Horacio A. Duarte, Donald Robert Harris, Katherine Tassiopoulos, Erin Leister, Silvia Fabiana Biason de Moura Negrini, Flávia Faleiro Ferreira, Maria Letícia Santos Cruz, Jorge Pinto, Susannah Allison, Rohan Hazra
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:263-71
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Quality of antenatal care as a risk factor for early onset neonatal infections in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
B.R. Mizumoto, B.M. Moreira, G. Santoro-Lopes, A.J. Cunha, R.M.R. dos Santos, C.L. Pessoa-Silva, Azeredo A.N. Pinheiro, M. Ferreira, M.B. Leobons, Cristina Barroso Hofer
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:272-7
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Detection of E. coli O157:H7 and Shigella dysenteriae toxins in clinical samples by PCR-ELISA
Jafar Amani, Askary Ahmadpour, Abbas Ali Imani Fooladi, Shahram Nazarian
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:278-84
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Prevalence of hepatitis B and C virus infections among military personnel
Livia M. Villar, Kycia Maria R. do Ó, Leticia P. Scalioni, Helena M. Cruz, Moyra M. Portilho, Ana Carolina F. Mendonça, Juliana C. Miguel, Andreza S. Figueiredo, Adilson J. de Almeida, Elisabeth Lampe
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:285-90
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Microarray-based genotyping and detection of drug-resistant HBV mutations from 620 Chinese patients with chronic HBV infection
Wenhao Hua, Guanbin Zhang, Shujun Guo, Weijie Li, Lanhua Sun, Guangxin Xiang
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:291-5
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Tuberculosis contact tracing among children and adolescent referred to children's hospital in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Angela Marcia Cabral Mendonça, Afrânio Lineu Kritski, Clemax Couto Sant’Anna
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:296-301
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Field validation of a Leishmania (Leishmania) mexicana exo-antigens ELISA for diagnosing tegumentary leishmaniasis in regions of Leishmania (Viannia) predominance
Killarney Ataide Soares, Ada Amália Ayala Urdapilleta, Gilcilene Maria dos Santos, Andréa Lisboa Carneiro, Ciro Martins Gomes, Ana Maria Roselino, Raimunda Nonata Ribeiro Sampaio
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:302-7
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Review Article
Ebola hemorrhagic fever outbreaks: strategies for effective epidemic management, containment and control
Gerald Amandu Matua, Dirk Mostert Van der Wal, Rozzano C. Locsin
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:308-13
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Brief Communications
HAM/TSP and major depression: the role of age
Ney Boa-Sorte, Ana Verena Galvão-Castro, Danilo Borba, Renan Barbalho Nunes de Castro Lima, Bernardo Galvão-Castro
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:314-8
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Bacterial sensitivity to fosfomycin in pregnant women with urinary infection
Rodrigo Batista Souza, Daisson José Trevisol, Fabiana Schuelter-Trevisol
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:319-23
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KPC-producing Enterobacter aerogenes infection
Felipe F. Tuon, Camila Scharf, Jaime L. Rocha, Juliette Cieslinsk, Guilherme Nardi Becker, Lavinia N. Arend
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:324-7
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Clinical Image
Total abdominal aortic occlusion: a complication of brucellosis
Cafer Korkut, Gonul Sengoz, Esra Bilgi
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:328-9
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Letters to the Editor
No blood culture examinations during off-hours?
Hideharu Hagiya
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:330-1
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Changing the face of fever of unknown origin in Egypt: a single hospital study
Mohammed Fawzy Montasser, Nadia Abdelaaty Abdelkader, Iman Fawzy Montasser, Ahmed Mahmoud El Khouly
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:334-5
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Pleuritis caused by Acremonium strictum in a patient with metastatic testicular teratocarcinoma
Edoardo Virgilio, Paolo Mercantini, Sara Abu Samra, Marco Vitali, Marco Cavallini
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:336-7
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