The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
ISSN: 1413-8670

The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases is the official publication of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases (SBI). It aims to publish relevant articles in the broadest sense on 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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1.971 (2019)
2.223 (2018)
2.083 (2017)
1.468 (2016)
1.412 (2015)
1.299 (2014)
1.096 (2013)
1.036 (2012)
Impact Factor

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Impact Factor 2019
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Vol. 24. Issue 3.
Pages 189-276 (May - June 2020)
After the pandemic: the role of science in the future of the countries
Ricardo Palacios, Dimas Tadeu Covas, Luiz Carlos Pereira Júnior, Sergio Cimerman
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:189-90
Open access
Original articles
Cost minimization analysis of an in-house molecular test for cytomegalovirus in relation to a commercial molecular system
Cássia F.B. Caurio, Odelta S. Allende, Roger Kist, Izadora C.S. Vasconcellos, Francieli P. Rozales, Maikel Reck-Kortmann, Daiane F. Dalla Lana, Ana Paula Alegretti, Giácomo B. Neto, Alessandro C. Pasqualotto
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:191-200
Open access
Reactivity of sera from dogs living in a leishmaniasis-endemic area to the COOH-terminal region of cysteine proteinase B
Laura Barral-Veloso, Barbara Cristina de Albuquerque Melo, Raquel Santos-de-Souza, Léa Cysne-Finkelstein, Franklin Souza-Silva, Fernanda Nunes Santos, Joel Fontes de Sousa, Carlos Roberto Alves
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:201-7
Open access
First molecular detection of Coxiella burnetii in Brazilian artisanal cheese: a neglected food safety hazard in ready-to-eat raw-milk product
Tatiana Rozental, Letícia Scafutto De Faria, Danielle Forneas, Alexandro Guterres, João Batista Ribeiro, Flábio Ribeiro Araújo, Elba Regina Sampaio Lemos, Marcio Roberto Silva
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:208-12
Open access
Nontuberculous mycobacterial infection in a tertiary care center in Mexico, 2001–2017
Bruno Ali Lopez-Luis, José Sifuentes-Osornio, María Teresa Pérez-Gutiérrez, Bárbara Chávez-Mazari, Miriam Bobadilla-del-Valle, Alfredo Ponce-de-León
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:213-20
Open access
A broad-spectrum beta-lactam-sparing stewardship program in a middle-income country public hospital: antibiotic use and expenditure outcomes and antimicrobial susceptibility profiles
Tiago Zequinao, Juliano Gasparetto, Dayana dos Santos Oliveira, Gabriel Takahara Silva, João Paulo Telles, Felipe Francisco Tuon
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:221-30
Open access
Review articles
Mobile genetic elements associated with carbapenemase genes in South American Enterobacterales
Jorge Aníbal Reyes, Roberto Melano, Paúl Andrés Cárdenas, Gabriel Trueba
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:231-8
Open access
Clinical utilization of bacteriophages: a new perspective to combat the antimicrobial resistance in Brazil
Willames M.B.S. Martins, Mark A. Toleman, Ana C. Gales
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:239-46
Open access
Case report
An infant with a mild SARS-CoV-2 infection detected only by anal swabs: a case report
Juan Li, Jing Feng, Tian-hu Liu, Feng-cheng Xu, Guo-qiang Song
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:247-9
Open access
Brief communications
Viral metagenomics performed in patients with acute febrile syndrome during Toxoplasma gondii outbreak in south Brazil
Rafael dos Santos Bezerra, Cristiane Fração Diefenbach, Dalnei Veiga Pereira, Simone Kashima, Svetoslav Nanev Slavov
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:250-5
Open access
High prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Western French Guiana
Maria-Francesca Manca, Laurence Rochat-Stettler, Jean-François Carod, Camille Agostini, Anne Jolivet
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:256-60
Open access
Will environmental changes in temperature affect the course of COVID-19?
Carlos Del Rio, Adrián Camacho-Ortiz
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:261-3
Open access
Clinical images
“Penumbra sign” of Brodie's abscess
William F. Wright
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:264-5
Open access
Pulmonary involvement in patients with measles
Bruno Hochhegger, Gláucia Zanetti, Edson Marchiori
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:266-7
Open access
Letters to the editor
First lung transplantation in a HIV patient in Brazil
Flávio Pola-dos-Reis, Luis Fernando Aranha Camargo, José Eduardo Afonso-Junior, Marcos Naoyuki Samano, Paulo Manoel Pego-Fernandes
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:268-9
Open access
Real-world evidence in antiretroviral therapy: drug safety data
Ana-Marta Silva, Marta Pereira, Cláudia Camila Dias, Ângela Ventura, Bernardo Sousa-Pinto
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:271-2
Open access
Analysis of clinical and demographic heterogeneity of patients dying from COVID-19 in Brazil versus China and Italy
Maria Helena Santos de Oliveira, Johnny Wong, Giuseppe Lippi, Brandon Michael Henry
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:273-5
Open access
The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases

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