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. 5.September - October 2018
Pages 359-448
Measles outbreak in Brazil, 2018
Luciano Z. Goldani
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:359
Open access
Original articles
Monetary costs and hospital burden associated with the management of invasive fungal infections in Mexico: a multicenter study
Dora Edith Corzo-León, Diana Perales-Martínez, Alexandra Martin-Onraet, Norma Rivera-Martínez, Adrian Camacho-Ortiz, Hiram Villanueva-Lozano
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:360-70
Open access
Is community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) an emerging pathogen among children in Brazil?
Rolando Paternina-de la Ossa, Seila Israel do Prado, Maria Célia Cervi, Denissani Aparecida Ferrari dos Santos Lima, Roberto Martinez, Fernando Bellissimo-Rodrigues
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:371-6
Open access
The influenza season 2016/17 in Bucharest, Romania – surveillance data and clinical characteristics of patients with influenza-like illness admitted to a tertiary infectious diseases hospital
Anca Drăgănescu, Oana Săndulescu, Dragoş Florea, Ovidiu Vlaicu, Anca Streinu-Cercel, Dan Oţelea, Victoria Aramă, Monica Luminiţa Luminos, Adrian Streinu-Cercel, Maria Niţescu, Alina Ivanciuc, Rodica Bacruban, Daniela Piţigoi
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:377-86
Open access
Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex bacteremia among HIV and non-HIV patients in a Mexican tertiary care center
Karla Maria Tamez-Torres, Pedro Torres-Gonzalez, Miguel E. Cervera-Hernandez, Barbara Chavez-Mazari, Corazon de Jesus Barrientos-Flores, Miriam Bobadilla-del-Valle, Alfredo Ponce-de-Leon, Jose Sifuentes-Osornio
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:387-91
Open access
Antiretroviral therapy immunologic non-response in a Brazilian population: association study using pharmaco- and immunogenetic markers
Antonio V.C. Coelho, Ronald R. de Moura, Rafael L. Guimarães, Lucas A.C. Brandão, Sergio Crovella
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:392-401
Open access
Viral detection profile in children with severe acute respiratory infection
Luciana Nascimento Pinto Canela, Maria Clara de Magalhães-Barbosa, Carlos Eduardo Raymundo, Sharon Carney, Marilda Mendonca Siqueira, Arnaldo Prata-Barbosa, Antonio José Ledo Alves da Cunha
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:402-11
Open access
Pregnancy outcomes in young mothers with perinatally and behaviorally acquired HIV infections in Rio de Janeiro
Per Lundberg, Rune Andersson, Elizabeth S. Machado, Tomaz Pinheiro da Costa, Cristina Barroso Hofer
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:412-7
Open access
One-step real-time PCR assay for detection and quantification of RNA HCV to monitor patients under treatment in Brazil
Elisabete Andrade, Daniele Rocha, Marcela Fontana-Maurell, Elaine Costa, Marisa Ribeiro, Daniela Tupy de Godoy, Antonio G.P. Ferreira, Amilcar Tanuri, Patrícia Alvarez, Rodrigo Brindeiro
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:418-23
Open access
Increasing prevalence and dissemination of invasive nontyphoidal Salmonella serotype Typhimurium with multidrug resistance in hospitalized patients from southern Brazil
Rafael Oliveira dos Reis, Margarida Neves Souza, Maria Cristina Piccoli Cecconi, Loeci Timm, Nilo Ikuta, Daniel Simon, Jonas Michel Wolf, Vagner Ricardo Lunge
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:424-32
Open access
Incidence of surgical site infection after craniotomy: comparison between three months and twelve months of epidemiological surveillance
Silvana Torres, Luciana Baria Perdiz, Eduardo Alexandrino Medeiros
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:433-7
Open access
Brief communication
Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii clones persist on hospital inanimate surfaces
Igor Vasconcelos Rocha, Danilo Elias Xavier, Karoline Rissele Henrique de Almeida, Sibele Ribeiro de Oliveira, Nilma Cintra Leal
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:438-41
Open access
Case report
A 19-year old man with IgA vasculitis after vaccination
Alexandre Malek, Sara Isabel Gomez-Villegas, Alejandro de la Hoz, Cima Nowbakht, Cesar A. Arias
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:442-4
Open access
Letter to the editor
Molecular detection of Mycobacterium leprae by Polymerase Chain Reaction in captive and free-ranging wild animals
Fernanda H. Maruyama, Thais O. Morgado, Richard C. Pacheco, Luciano Nakazato, Valeria Dutra
Braz J Infect Dis.2018;22:445-7
Open access
The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases

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