The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Current number
January - February 2017
Vol. 21. Num. 1.
Pages 1-122

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. 1. January - February 2017 Pages 1-122
Original Articles
Risk factors for mortality in patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia caused by carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae
Felipe F. Tuon, Maria Esther Graf, Alexandre Merlini, Jaime L. Rocha, Suellen Stallbaum, Lavinia N. Arend, Roberto Pecoit-Filho
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:1-6
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Progressive disseminated histoplasmosis: a systematic review on the performance of non-culture-based diagnostic tests
Diego R. Falci, Elias R. Hoffmann, Diego D. Paskulin, Alessandro C. Pasqualotto
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:7-11
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Cardiac complications associated with the influenza viruses A subtype H7N9 or pandemic H1N1 in critically ill patients under intensive care
Jiajia Wang, Hua Xu, Xinjing Yang, Daguo Zhao, Shenglan Liu, Xue Sun, Jian-an Huang, Qiang Guo
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:12-8
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Oxidative stress in sepsis. Possible production of free radicals through an erythrocyte-mediated positive feedback mechanism
Yanaihara Pinchemel Amorim de Oliveira, Lain Carlos Pontes-de-Carvalho, Ricardo David Couto, Alberto Augusto Noronha-Dutra
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:19-26
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Modulation of drug resistance and biofilm formation of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from the oral cavity of Tunisian children
Tarek Zmantar, Rihab Ben Slama, Kais Fdhila, Bochra Kouidhi, Amina Bakhrouf, Kamel Chaieb
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:27-34
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Protein carbonyl content: a novel biomarker for aging in HIV/AIDS patients
Vaishali Kolgiri, Vinayak Wamanrao Patil
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:35-41
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Classical and alternative macrophages have impaired function during acute and chronic HIV-1 infection
Leonardo J. Galvão-Lima, Milena S. Espíndola, Luana S. Soares, Fabiana A. Zambuzi, Maira Cacemiro, Caroline Fontanari, Valdes R. Bollela, Fabiani G. Frantz
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:42-50
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Clinical correlates of pp65 antigenemia monitoring in the first months of post kidney transplant in patients undergoing universal prophylaxis or preemptive therapy
Fabiana Rabe Carvalho, Rachel Ingrid Juliboni Cosendey, Cintia Fernandes Souza, Thalia Medeiros, Paulo Alexandre Menezes, Andrea Alice Silva, Jorge Reis Almeida, Jocemir Ronaldo Lugon
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:51-6
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Carbapenem-resistant and cephalosporin-susceptible: a worrisome phenotype among Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolates in Brazil
Eloiza Helena Campana, Danilo Elias Xavier, Fernanda Villas-Boas Petrolini, Jhonatha Rodrigo Cordeiro-Moura, Maria Rita Elmor de Araujo, Ana Cristina Gales
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:57-62
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Immunogenicity and safety of Southern Hemisphere inactivated quadrivalent influenza vaccine: a Phase III, open-label study of adults in Brazil
Cristiano A.F. Zerbini, Rodrigo Ribeiro dos Santos, Maria Jose Nunes, Jyoti Soni, Ping Li, Varsha K. Jain, Opokua Ofori-Anyinam
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:63-70
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qPCR detection of Mycobacterium leprae in biopsies and slit skin smear of different leprosy clinical forms
Michelle de Campos Soriani Azevedo, Natália Mortari Ramuno, Luciana Raquel Vincenzi Fachin, Mônica Tassa, Patrícia Sammarco Rosa, Andrea de Faria Fernandes Belone, Suzana Madeira Diório, Cleverson Teixeira Soares, Gustavo Pompermaier Garlet, Ana Paula Favaro Trombone
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:71-8
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Review Article
Antifungal pharmacodynamics: Latin America's perspective
Javier M. Gonzalez, Carlos A. Rodriguez, Maria Agudelo, Andres F. Zuluaga, Omar Vesga
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:79-87
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Brief Communications
Papillomavirus infections in the oral and genital mucosa of asymptomatic women
Ledy Horto Santos Oliveira, Larissa Silva Santos, Carolina Oliveira Silva, Everton Faccini Augusto, Felipe Piedade Gonçalves Neves
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:88-91
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Emergence of colistin resistance in the largest university hospital complex of São Paulo, Brazil, over five years
Flávia Rossi, Raquel Girardello, Ana Paula Cury, Thais Sabato Romano Di Gioia, João Nóbrega de Almeida, Alberto José da Silva Duarte
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:98-101
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Molecular diversity of human parvovirus B19 during two outbreaks of erythema infectiosum in Brazil
Rita de Cássia Nasser Cubel Garcia, Renata Freire Alves Pereira, Kátia Martins Lopes de Azevedo, Tatiana Xavier de Castro, Francisco C.A. Mello, Sérgio Setubal, Marilda M. Siqueira, David Brown, Solange Artimos de Oliveira
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:102-6
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Incidence and treatment of methicillin-resistant S. aureus infection in cystic fibrosis patients: a cohort study
Paloma Horejs Bittencourt, Carlos Sidney Silva Pimentel, Bianca Sampaio Bonfim, Paulo José Marostica, Edna Lúcia Souza
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:107-11
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Snow's case revisited: new tool in geographic profiling of epidemiology
Alessio Papini, Ugo Santosuosso
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:112-5
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Case Reports
Prolonged lymphocytosis as the first manifestation of Hodgkin-like adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma
Achiléa L. Bittencourt, Agnes Carvalho Andrade, Cristiane Requião, Maria da Gloria Bomfim Arruda, Iguaracyra Araújo
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:119-22
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