The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Current number
September - October 2017
Vol. 21. Num. 5.
Pages 493-576

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. 5. September - October 2017 Pages 493-576
Original Articles
In vitro susceptibility of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from skin and soft tissue infections to vancomycin, daptomycin, linezolid and tedizolid
Johanna Marcela Vanegas Múnera, Ana María Ocampo Ríos, Daniela Montoya Urrego, Judy Natalia Jiménez Quiceno
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:493-9
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Development of a prototype immunochromatographic test for rapid diagnosis of respiratory adenovirus infection
Inarei Paulini, Joselma Siqueira-Silva, Luciana Thomaz, Leticia Rocha, Charlotte Harsi, Nancy Bellei, Celso Granato
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:500-6
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Vaccination coverage in a cohort of HIV-infected patients receiving care at an AIDS outpatient clinic in Espírito Santo, Brazil
Lauro Ferreira da Silva Pinto Neto, Julia Vescovi Vieira, Nathália Rossoni Ronchi
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:515-9
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Unrecognized pediatric and adult family members of children with acute brucellosis
Dilek Yılmaz Çiftdoğan, Selda Aslan
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:520-4
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Identification of hepatitis B virus A1762T/G1764A double mutant strain in patients in Southern Brazil
Adaliany Cecília da Silva Souza, Giórgia de Souza Marasca, Nélson Alexandre Kretzmann-Filho, Aline Dall-Bello, Dimas Alexandre Kliemann, Cristiane Valle Tovo, Ana Beatriz Gorini da Veiga
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:525-9
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Increasing rates of Clostridium difficile infection in Mexican hospitals
Laura Palau Dávila, Elvira Garza-González, Patricia Rodríguez-Zulueta, Rayo Morfín-Otero, Eduardo Rodríguez-Noriega, Diana Vilar-Compte, Juan C. Rodríguez-Aldama, Adrián Camacho-Ortiz
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:530-4
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High prevalence of hepatitis E virus antibodies in Sao Paulo, Southeastern Brazil: analysis of a group of blood donors representative of the general population
Ana Maria Passos-Castilho, Mônica Renata Reinaldo, Anne de Sena, Celso F.H. Granato
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:535-9
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Review Article
Will Mayaro virus be responsible for the next outbreak of an arthropod-borne virus in Brazil?
Danillo Lucas Alves Esposito, Benedito Antonio Lopes da Fonseca
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:540-4
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Brief Communications
Leishmania donovani infection activates Toll-like receptor 2, 4 expressions and Transforming growth factor-beta mediated apoptosis in renal tissues
Vinod Kumar, Neeraj Tiwari, Mallikarjuna Rao Gedda, Rizwanul Haque, Rakesh K. Singh
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:545-9
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Next-generation sequencing virulome analysis of a Yersinia enterocolitica subsp. palearctica bioserotype 4/O:3 ST18 isolated from human blood in Brazil
Leonardo Alves Rusak, Ricardo Magrani Junqueira, Ernesto Hofer, Deyse Christina Vallim, Marise Dutra Asensi
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:550-3
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Rapid spread of an ongoing outbreak of Zika virus disease in pregnant women in a Mexican hospital
Elvira Garza-González, Soraya Mendoza-Olazarán, Raúl Roman-Campos, Ricardo Téllez-Marroquín, Donato Saldívar-Rodríguez, Juan A. Soria-López, Abel Guzman, Samantha Flores-Treviño, Adrián Camacho-Ortiz
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:554-6
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Salivary anti-PGL-1 IgM may indicate active transmission of Mycobacterium leprae among young people under 16 years of age
Alexandre Casimiro de Macedo, José Evandro Cunha, Juliana Navarro Ueda Yaochite, Clodis Maria Tavares, Aparecida Tiemi Nagao-Dias
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:557-61
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Tuberculosis incidence among people living with HIV/AIDS with virological failure of antiretroviral therapy in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Monaliza Cardozo Rebouças, Márcio Oliveira da Silva, Tatiana Haguihara, Carlos Brites, Eduardo Martins Netto
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:562-6
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Clinical ImageLetters to the Editor
The in vitro activity of ceftazidime–avibactam against 417 Gram-negative bacilli collected in 2014 and 2015 at a teaching hospital in São Paulo, Brazil
Flávia Rossi, Ana P. Cury, Maria R.G. Franco, Raymond Testa, Wright W. Nichols
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:569-73
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A case of chronic lacrimal canaliculitis: revisiting the role of Actinomyces israelii
Srujana Mohanty, Subhrajyoti Sahu, Sucheta Parija, Ashok K. Praharaj
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:574-5
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