The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Current number
September - October 2016
Vol. 20. Num. 5.
Pages 413-524
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.

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Vol. 20. Num. 5. September - October 2016 Pages 413-524
Original Articles
Improving hand hygiene compliance among healthcare workers: an intervention study in a Hospital in Guizhou Province, China
Xia Mu, Yan Xu, Tingxiu Yang, Ji Zhang, Chong Wang, Wei Liu, Jing Chen, Luyu Tang, Huai Yang
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:413-8
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Molecular epidemiology of coagulase-negative bloodstream isolates: detection of Staphylococcus epidermidis ST2, ST7 and linezolid-resistant ST23
Adrián Martínez-Meléndez, Rayo Morfín-Otero, Licet Villarreal-Treviño, Adrián Camacho-Ortíz, Gloria González-González, Jorge Llaca-Díaz, Eduardo Rodríguez-Noriega, Elvira Garza-González
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:419-28
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Adherence to antiretroviral therapy of Brazilian HIV-infected children and their caregivers
Gabriela Ricci, Eduardo Martins Netto, Estela Luz, Cynthia Rodamilans, Carlos Brites
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:429-36
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Ventilator-associated pneumonia: the influence of bacterial resistance, prescription errors, and de-escalation of antimicrobial therapy on mortality rates
Ana Carolina Souza-Oliveira, Thúlio Marquez Cunha, Liliane Barbosa da Silva Passos, Gustavo Camargo Lopes, Fabiola Alves Gomes, Denise Von Dolinger de Brito Röder
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:437-43
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Effects of hydrogen peroxide mouthwash on preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia in patients admitted to the intensive care unit
Monir Nobahar, Mohammad Reza Razavi, Farhad Malek, Raheb Ghorbani
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:444-50
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Serum levels of vancomycin: is there a prediction using doses in mg/kg/day or m2/day for neonates?
Roberta Maia de Castro Romanelli, Lêni Márcia Anchieta, Juliana Chaves Abreu Fernandes, Mariana Antunes Faria Lima, Taís Marina de Souza, Viviane Rosado, Wanessa Trindade Clemente, Paulo Augusto Moreira Camargos
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:451-6
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Patients with severe accidental tetanus admitted to an intensive care unit in Northeastern Brazil: clinical–epidemiological profile and risk factors for mortality
Marcus Vinícius Dantas da Nóbrega, Ricardo Coelho Reis, Isabel Cristina Veras Aguiar, Timóteo Vasconcelos Queiroz, Ana Claudia Feitosa Lima, Eanes Delgado Barros Pereira, Raquel Feijó de Araújo Ferreira
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:457-61
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Assessment of an intervention aimed at early discontinuation of intravenous antimicrobial therapy in a Brazilian University hospital
Gislaine Ferraresi Bonella, Astrídia Marília de Souza Fontes, Miguel Tanús Jorge, Alexandre Barcelos Morais da Silveira
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:462-7
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Microbial investigation of biofilms recovered from endotracheal tubes using sonication in intensive care unit pediatric patients
Thiago de Oliveira Ferreira, Rafael Yoshio Koto, Gabriel Fialkovitz da Costa Leite, Giselle Burlamaqui Klautau, Stanley Nigro, Cely Barreto da Silva, Ana Paula Idalgo da Fonseca Souza, Marcelo Jenne Mimica, Regina Grigolli Cesar, Mauro José Costa Salles
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:468-75
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Antimicrobial susceptibility of Brazilian Clostridium difficile strains determined by agar dilution and disk diffusion
Edmir Geraldo Fraga, Antonio Carlos Nicodemo, Jorge Luiz Mello Sampaio
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:476-81
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Patient age does not affect mefloquine concentrations in erythrocytes and plasma during the acute phase of falciparum malaria
José Luiz Fernandes Vieira, Larissa Maria Guimarães Borges, Michelle Valéria Dias Ferreira, Juan Gonzalo Bardarez Rivera, Margarete do Socorro Mendonça Gomes
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:482-6
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Vaccination status of people living with HIV/AIDS in outpatient care in Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil
Gilmara Holanda da Cunha, Marli Teresinha Gimeniz Galvão, Camila Martins de Medeiros, Ryvanne Paulino Rocha, Maria Amanda Correia Lima, Francisco Vagnaldo Fechine
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:487-93
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Brief Communications
Quality of life and pain multidimensional aspects in individuals with HTLV-1
Maíra Carvalho Macêdo, Renata de Sousa Mota, Naiane Araújo Patrício, Ana Paula Campos dos Santos, Selena Márcia Dubois Mendes, Cristiane Maria Carvalho Costa Dias, Abrahão Fontes Baptista, Katia Nunes Sá
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:494-8
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Parkinsonism in HIV infected patients during antiretroviral therapy – data from a Brazilian tertiary hospital
Luis Filipe Dehner, Mariana Spitz, João Santos Pereira
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:499-501
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Case Report
Abacavir-induced liver toxicity
Maria Diletta Pezzani, Chiara Resnati, Valentina Di Cristo, Agostino Riva, Cristina Gervasoni
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:502-4
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Clinical Image
Arthralgia and scaly rashes over the palms and the soles
Cheng Tan, Wen-Yuan Zhu
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:505-6
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Letters to the Editor
First serological evidence of hantavirus infection in humans from the Orinoquia region of Colombia
Liliana Sánchez, Salim Mattar, Derly Rodriguez, Vaneza Tique, Islay Rodríguez
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:507-8
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Antimicrobial resistance of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a Romanian hospital at the dawn of multidrug resistance
Liana-Catalina Gavriliu, Gabriel-Adrian Popescu, Cristina Popescu
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:509-10
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Malignant forms of Mediterranean spotted fever: risk factors for fatal outcomes
Ivan Baltadzhiev, Nedialka Popivanova, Zaprian Zaprianov
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:511-2
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The fast transmission of infectious diseases around the world – a new concern to the public health
Dennis Minoru Fujita, Luiz Henrique da Silva Nali, Paulo Roberto Urbano, Débora Maringoni Soeiro, Heitor Franco de Andrade
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:513-5
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Nephrin gene expression in chronic kidney disease of dogs with Leishmania (Leishmania) infantum chagasi
Mariana de Medeiros Torres, Cristiane Silva Chitarra, Luciano Nakazato, Arleana Bom Parto Ferreira de Almeida, Valéria Régia Franco Sousa
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:516-7
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Pakistan as a major obstacle in global end to poliomyelitis program: background and 2016 update
Abdul Waheed Khan, Shahid Ali, Syed Shujait Ali
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:518-20
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Oseltamivir as a cause of acute enterorrhagia
Francisco Beraldi-Magalhães, Vera Batista, Marcelo Cordeiro-Santos
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:521
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Light emitting diode fluorescence microscopy versus Ziehl–Neelsen smear microscopy for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis
Shambhu Kumar Upadhyaya, Narayan Dutt Pant, Raju Bhandari, Asia Poudel, Bhawana Shrestha
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:522-3
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Erratum
Erratum to “Clinical and microbiological implications of invasive pneumococcal disease in hospitalized patients (1998–2013)”
Marta Inês Cazentini Medeiros, Bento Vidal de Moura Negrini, Jorgete Maria e Silva, Samanta Cristine Grassi Almeida, Maria Luiza Leopoldo Silva Guerra, Denise de Andrade
Braz J Infect Dis 2016;20:524
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