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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. 2.March - April 2018
Pages 79-158
Original Articles
Onabotulinumtoxin type A improves lower urinary tract symptoms and quality of life in patients with human T cell lymphotropic virus type 1 associated overactive bladder
Jose Abraão Carneiro Neto, Silvane Braga Santos, Gloria Orge Orge, Davi Tanajura, Lucia Passos, Cassius José Oliveira, Rosana Andrade, Cláudio Galeno de Melo, Ubirajara Barroso, Edgar M. Carvalho
Braz J Infect Dis 2018;22:79-84
Seroprevalence of hepatitis E virus in chronic hepatitis C in Brazil
Guilherme Bricks, Jorge Figueiredo Senise, Henrique Pott Junior, Giuliano Grandi, Amanda Passarini, Débora Bellini Caldeira, Dimas Carnaúba Junior, Hamilton Antonio Bonilha de Moraes, Celso Franscisco Hernandes Granato, Adauto Castelo
Braz J Infect Dis 2018;22:85-91
Is Visceral Leishmaniasis the same in HIV-coinfected adults?
Guilherme Alves de Lima Henn, Alberto Novaes Ramos Júnior, Jeová Keny Baima Colares, Lorena Pinho Mendes, João Gabriel Colares Silveira, Anderson Alberto Façanha Lima, Bárbara Pontes Aires, Mônica Cardoso Façanha
Braz J Infect Dis 2018;22:92-8
Detection of the mecA gene and identification of Staphylococcus directly from blood culture bottles by multiplex polymerase chain reaction
Taisa Trevizani Rocchetti, Katheryne Benini Martins, Patricia Yoshida Faccioli Martins, Rogério Antonio de Oliveira, Alessandro Lia Mondelli, Carlos Magno Castelo Branco Fortaleza, Maria de Lourdes Ribeiro de Souza da Cunha
Braz J Infect Dis 2018;22:99-105
In vitro basal T-cell proliferation among asymptomatic Human T cell Leukemia Virus type 1 patients co-infected with hepatitis C and/or Human Immunodeficiency Virus type 1
Tatiane Assone, Tatiana M. Kanashiro, Maira P.M. Baldassin, Arthur Paiva, Michel E. Haziot, Jerusa Smid, Augusto Penalva de Oliveira, Luiz Augusto M. Fonseca, Philip J. Norris, Jorge Casseb
Braz J Infect Dis 2018;22:106-12
Risk behavior score: a practical approach for assessing risk among men who have sex with men in Brazil
Gustavo Machado Rocha, Lígia Regina Franco Sansigolo Kerr, Carl Kendall, Mark Drew Crosland Guimarães
Braz J Infect Dis 2018;22:113-22
Hepatitis C viral load in HCV-monoinfected and HCV/HIV-1-, HCV/HTLV-1/-2-, and HCV/HIV/HTLV-1/-2-co-infected patients from São Paulo, Brazil
Fabiana Aparecida Alves, Karoline Rodrigues Campos, Marcílio Figueiredo Lemos, Regina Célia Moreira, Adele Caterino-de-Araujo
Braz J Infect Dis 2018;22:123-8
Biofilm production by clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and structural changes in LasR protein of isolates non biofilm-producing
Jailton Lobo da Costa Lima, Lilian Rodrigues Alves, Paula Regina Luna de Araújo Jacomé, João Pacífico Bezerra Neto, Maria Amélia Vieira Maciel, Marcia Maria Camargo de Morais
Braz J Infect Dis 2018;22:129-36
Review Article
Prevalence of Guillain-Barré syndrome among Zika virus infected cases: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Ludovica Barbi, Antonio Victor Campos Coelho, Luiz Cláudio Arraes de Alencar, Sergio Crovella
Braz J Infect Dis 2018;22:137-41
Brief Communications
Non-polarized cytokine profile of a long-term non-progressor HIV infected patient
Ana Flávia Pina, Vanessa Terezinha Gubert de Matos, Camila Mareti Bonin, Márcia Maria Ferrairo Janini Dal Fabbro, Inês Aparecida Tozetti
Braz J Infect Dis 2018;22:142-5
Seroprevalence of human cysticercosis in Jataí, Goiás state, Brazil
Kaliny Xavier da Guarda, Julia Maria Costa-Cruz, Ivanildes Solange da Costa Barcelos
Braz J Infect Dis 2018;22:146-9
Seronegativity to polio viruses among previously immunized adult candidates to solid organ transplantation
Luciana Gomes Pedro Brandão, Pedro Emmanuel Alvarenga Americano do Brasil, Silas de Souza Oliveira, Edson Elias da Silva, Guilherme Santoro Lopes
Braz J Infect Dis 2018;22:150-2
Clinical Images
Rocky Mountain spotted fever: brain imaging findings
Bruna Melo Coelho Loureiro, Fabiano Reis, Grazielly de Fátima Pereira, Cristina Alba Lalli
Braz J Infect Dis 2018;22:153-4
Scrotal swelling in a farmworker with paracoccidioidomycosis
Daniella Braz Parente, Guilherme Felix Louza, Leonardo Hoehl Carneiro, Gláucia Zanetti, Edson Marchiori
Braz J Infect Dis 2018;22:155-6
Letter to the editor
Furuncular myiasis due to Cordylobia anthropophaga in a Latin American resident
Beuy Joob, Viroj Wiwanitkit
Braz J Infect Dis 2018;22:157
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