The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Current number
November - December 2017
Vol. 21. Num. 6.
Pages 577-684

The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases is the official publication of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases (SBI) aims to publish relevant articles in the broadest sense to all aspects of microbiology, infectious diseases and immune response to infectious agents.

The BJID is a bimonthly publication and one of the most influential journals 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. 

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Vol. 21. Num. 6. November - December 2017 Pages 577-684
Original Articles
Comparison of the ACC/AHA and Framingham algorithms to assess cardiovascular risk in HIV-infected patients
Lauro Ferreira da Silva Pinto Neto, Fernanda Rezende Dias, Flavia Feres Bressan, Carolina Rocio Oliveira Santos
Braz J Infect Dis.2017;21:577-80
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Comparison between the gold standard DXA with calcaneal quantitative ultrasound based-strategy (QUS) to detect osteoporosis in an HIV infected cohort
Eugenia Quiros Roldan, Nigritella Brianese, Elena Raffetti, Emanuele Focà, Maria Chiara Pezzoli, Andrea Bonito, Alice Ferraresi, Paola Lanza, Teresa Porcelli, Francesco Castelli
Braz J Infect Dis.2017;21:581-6
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A cross-sectional study assessing the pharyngeal carriage of Neisseria meningitidis in subjects aged 1–24 years in the city of Embu das Artes, São Paulo, Brazil
Lily Yin Weckx, Rosana Fiorini Puccini, Antónia Machado, Maria Gisele Gonçalves, Suely Tuboi, Eliana de Barros, Raghavendra Devadiga, Eduardo Ortega-Barria, Romulo Colindres
Braz J Infect Dis.2017;21:587-95
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High HIV infection prevalence in a group of men who have sex with men
Raquel Maria Cardoso Torres, Marly Marques da Cruz, André Reynaldo Santos Périssé, Denise Ribeiro Franqueira Pires
Braz J Infect Dis.2017;21:596-605
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Serum markers as an aid in the diagnosis of pulmonary fungal infections in AIDS patients
Ana Isabela Morsch Passos, Rachel Polo Dertkigil, Marcelo de Carvalho Ramos, Ariane Fidelis Busso-Lopes, Cibele Tararan, Erivan Olinda Ribeiro, Angélica Zaninelli Schreiber, Plinio Trabasso, Mariangela Ribeiro Resende, Maria Luiza Moretti
Braz J Infect Dis.2017;21:606-12
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Infections after shoulder arthroplasty are correlated with higher anesthetic risk score: a case-control study in Brazil
Leonardo Hideto Nagaya, Mauro José Costa Salles, Lucas Sadawo Chagas Takikawa, Marcelo Fregoneze, Pedro Doneux, Luciana Andrade da Silva, Guilherme do Val Sella, Alberto Naoki Miyazaki, Sergio Luiz Checchia
Braz J Infect Dis.2017;21:613-9
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Humoral and cellular immune response of mice challenged with Yersinia pestis antigenic preparations
Elida A. Leal, Josimar D. Moreira, Fernanda F. Nunes, Larissa R. Souza, Janaina M. Martins, Vicente P.C. Toledo, Alzira M.P. Almeida, Tania M.P. Guimarães
Braz J Infect Dis.2017;21:620-6
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Molecular diagnosis of symptomatic toxoplasmosis: a 9-year retrospective and prospective study in a referral laboratory in São Paulo, Brazil
Lilian Muniz Camilo, Vera Lucia Pereira-Chioccola, Ricardo Gava, Cristina da Silva Meira-Strejevitch, Jose Ernesto Vidal, Cinara Cássia Brandão de Mattos, Fábio Batista Frederico, Luiz Carlos De Mattos, Lígia Cosentino Junqueira Franco Spegiorin
Braz J Infect Dis.2017;21:638-47
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Review Article
Recommendations for outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy in Brazil
Priscila R. Oliveira, Vladimir C. Carvalho, Sergio Cimerman, Ana Lucia Munhoz Lima
Braz J Infect Dis.2017;21:648-55
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Brief Communications
Clonal dissemination of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium ST412 in a Brazilian region
Geraldo da Silva Alves, Monalessa Fábia Pereira, Lais de Lima Bride, Ana Paula Ferreira Nunes, Ricardo Pinto Schuenck
Braz J Infect Dis.2017;21:656-9
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Mobile health application to assist doctors in antibiotic prescription – an approach for antibiotic stewardship
Felipe Francisco Tuon, Juliano Gasparetto, Luciana Cristina Wollmann, Thyago Proença de Moraes
Braz J Infect Dis.2017;21:660-4
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Does SOFA predict outcomes better than SIRS in Brazilian ICU patients with suspected infection? A retrospective cohort study
Regis Goulart Rosa, Rafael Barberena Moraes, Thiago Costa Lisboa, Daniel Pretto Schunemann, Cassiano Teixeira
Braz J Infect Dis.2017;21:665-9
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Case Report
Subcutaneous infection by Graphium basitruncatum in a heart transplant patient
Analía L. Fernández, Patricia O. Andres, Cecilia H. Veciño, Claudia B. Nagel, María Teresa Mujica
Braz J Infect Dis.2017;21:670-4
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Letters to the Editor
Human parechovirus: sepsis-like illness with pulmonary infection
Luíne Rosele Renaud Vidal, Bárbara Cavalli, Sérgio Monteiro de Almeida, Sônia Mara Raboni, Meri Bordignon Nogueira
Braz J Infect Dis.2017;21:675-7
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Malaria in Southern Brazil: a potential threat for a non-endemic region
Daisson L. Moreira, Jader C. Cardoso, Sandra C. Deboni, Diego R. Falci
Braz J Infect Dis.2017;21:678-9
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Acknowledgements
Acknowledgements 2017
Braz J Infect Dis.2017;21:682-3
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