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)
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Impact Factor 2019
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Vol. 24. Issue 5.
Pages 373-478 (September - October 2020)
Original articles
Sustained reduction of healthcare-associated infections after the introduction of a bundle for prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia in medical-surgical intensive care units
Carlos Magno Castelo Branco Fortaleza, Sebastião Pires Ferreira Filho, Marina de Oliveira Silva, Sandra Mara Queiroz, Ricardo de Souza Cavalcante
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:373-9
Open access
Carbapenem-resistant bacilli in a hospital in southern Brazil: prevalence and therapeutic implications
Jéssica Endy Scariot Costa, Keite da Silva Nogueira, Clóvis Arns da Cunha
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:380-5
Open access
Role of FAK signaling in chagasic cardiac hypertrophy
Amanda R. Tucci, Francisco O. R. de Oliveira, Guilherme C. Lechuga, Gabriel M. Oliveira, Ana Carolina Eleuterio, Liliane B. de Mesquita, Priscila S.G. Farani, Constança Britto, Otacílio C. Moreira, Mirian Claudia S. Pereira
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:386-97
Open access
Improvement of Mycobacterium tuberculosis detection in sputum using DNA extracted by sonication
Graziele Lima Bello, Franciele Costa Leite Morais, Jonas Michel Wolf, Mirela Gehlen, Tainá dos Santos Soares, Maria Laura Halon, Regina Bones Barcellos, Maria Lucia Rosa Rossetti
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:398-404
Open access
Clinical and laboratory findings of acute Zika virus infection in patients from Salvador during the first Brazilian epidemic
Antonio Carlos Bandeira, Luana Leandro Gois, Gubio Soares Campos, Silvia Sardi, Hans Yssel, Vincent Vieillard, Brigitte Autran, Maria Fernanda Rios Grassi
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:405-11
Open access
Increase in COVID-19 inpatient survival following detection of Thromboembolic and Cytokine storm risk from the point of admission to hospital by a near real time Traffic-light System (TraCe-Tic)
Marcela P. Vizcaychipi, Claire L. Shovlin, Alex McCarthy, Andrew Godfrey, Sheena Patel, Pallav L. Shah, Michelle Hayes, Richard T. Keays, Iain Beveridge, Gary Davies
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:412-21
Open access
Saliva is a reliable, non-invasive specimen for SARS-CoV-2 detection
Sara Nunes Vaz, Daniele Souza de Santana, Eduardo Martins Netto, Celia Pedroso, Wei-Kung Wang, Felice Deminco Alves Santos, Carlos Brites
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:422-7
Open access
Review articles
Immune response in SARS-CoV-2 infection: the role of interferons type I and type III
Caciane Portela Sousa, Carlos Brites
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:428-33
Open access
Brazilian Society of Hepatology and Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hepatitis B
Maria Lucia Ferraz, Edna Strauss, Renata Mello Perez, Leonardo Schiavon, Suzane Kioko Ono, Mario Pessoa Guimarães, Adalgisa Paiva Ferreira, Leticia Nabuco, Roberto Carvalho-Filho, Cristiane Tovo, Francisco Souto, Paulo Abrão, Tania Reuter, Thor Dantas, Aline Vigani, Gilda Porta, Marcelo Simão Ferreira, Raymundo Paraná, Sergio Cimerman, Paulo Lisboa Bittencourt
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:434-51
Open access
Case reports
Co-infection of SARS-CoV-2 and dengue virus: a clinical challenge
Naira Bicudo, Eliana Bicudo, Julia Duarte Costa, Julliana Alline Leite Porto Castro, Gustavo Barcelos Barra
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:452-4
Open access
COVID-19 pneumonia in an HIV-positive woman on antiretroviral therapy and undetectable viral load in Porto Alegre, Brazil
Murillo Machado Cipolat, Eduardo Sprinz
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:455-7
Open access
Brief communications
Triage tool for suspected COVID-19 patients in the emergency room: AIFELL score
Ian Levenfus, Enrico Ullmann, Edouard Battegay, Macé M. Schuurmans
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:458-61
Open access
COVID-19 in health care workers in a university hospital during the quarantine in São Paulo city
Klinger Soares Faíco-Filho, Joseane Mayara Almeida Carvalho, Danielle Dias Conte, Luciano Kleber de Souza Luna, Nancy Bellei
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:462-5
Open access
Impact of lockdown on bed occupancy rate in a referral hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic in northeast Brazil
Danielli Oliveira da Costa Lino, Renato Barreto, Francisco Daniel de Souza, Carlos José Mota de Lima, Geraldo Bezerra da Silva Junior
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:466-9
Open access
Letters to the editor
Report of multidrug resistant bloodstream bacterial infections in systemic lupus erythematosus patients in Southern India
Manikandan Natesan, Balasubramanian Ganesh, Arunagirinathan Narasingam, Rameshkumar Marimuthu Ragavan
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:470-2
Open access
Possible patient to patient transmission of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy among kidney-transplant patients
Rebecca Lajaunie, Catherine Mengelle, Nassim Kamar, Arnaud Del Bello
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:473-4
Open access
Different management between emergent infectious diseases and emergent non-infectious diseases during COVID-19 pandemic in a head and neck unit
Yuh Baba, Satoshi Takada, Hiroshi Segawa, Yasumasa Kato
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:475-7
Open access
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