The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Current number
September - October 2014
Vol. 18. Num. 5.
Pages 469-580
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.

The BJID is one of the most influential publications 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.

In addition to six regular issues per year, the BJID published special supplements, conference and seminar, annals and reprints of individual articles, as well as advertising courses, competitions and seminars in all fields of medicine.

Impact Factor 2013: 1.096

Vol. 18. Num. 5. September - October 2014 Pages 469-580
Original Articles
Prevalence of high-risk human papillomavirus by cobas 4800 HPV test in urban Peru
Ricardo Iwasaki, Felipe Galvez-Philpott, Javier Arias-Stella
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:469-72
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Prevalence, risk factors and genotypes of hepatitis B infection among HIV-infected patients in the State of MS, Central Brazil
Solange Zacalusni Freitas, Caroline Cordeiro Soares, Tayana Serpa Ortiz Tanaka, Andréa Siqueira Campos Lindenberg, Sheila Araújo Teles, Marina Sawada Torres, Francisco Campello Amaral Mello, Maria Cássia Mendes-Corrêa, Flávia Savassi-Ribas, Ana Rita Coimbra Motta-Castro
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:473-80
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Assessment of antioxidants status and superoxide dismutase activity in HIV-infected children
Camila Pugliese, Rose Vega Patin, Cecilia Zanin Palchetti, Cristiane Chiantelli Claudio, Aída de Fátima Thomé Barbosa Gouvêa, Regina Célia de Menezes Succi, Olga Maria Silverio Amancio, Silvia Maria Franciscato Cozzolino, Fernanda Luisa Ceragioli Oliveira
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:481-6
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Effect of pulmonary hypertension on outcome of pulmonary tuberculosis
Majid Marjani, Parvaneh Baghaei, Majid Malekmohammad, Payam Tabarsi, Babak Sharif-Kashani, Neda Behzadnia, Davood Mansouri, Mohammad Reza Masjedi, Ali Akbar Velayati
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:487-90
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Survival of HIV patients with tuberculosis started on simultaneous or deferred HAART in the THRio cohort, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Valeria Saraceni, Betina Durovni, Solange C. Cavalcante, Silvia Cohn, Antonio Guilherme Pacheco, Lawrence H. Moulton, Richard E. Chaisson, Jonathan E. Golub
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:491-5
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Long-term use of first-line highly active antiretroviral therapy is not associated with carotid artery stiffness in human immunodeficiency virus-positive patients
Haohui Zhu, Jianjun Yuan, Yisa Wang, Fan Gao, Xiao Wang, Changhua Wei, Jiyun Chen, Xiaohui Fan, Mei Zhang
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:496-500
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The accessory gene regulator (agr) controls Staphylococcus aureus virulence in a murine intracranial abscesses model
Jian Gong, Dongzhi Li, Jun Yan, Yu Liu, Di Li, Jie Dong, Yaping Gao, Tao Sun, Guang Yang
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:501-6
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Association between age at diagnosis and degree of liver injury in hepatitis C
Ana Cláudia de Oliveira, Ana Clara Bortotti, Nathália Neves Nunes, Ibrahin A.H. El Bacha, Edison Roberto Parise
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:507-11
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Pharmacodynamic profiling of commonly prescribed antimicrobial drugs against Escherichia coli isolates from urinary tract
Gabriel Trova Cuba, Antonio Carlos Campos Pignatari, Katya Silva Patekoski, Lucimila Jorge Luchesi, Carlos Roberto Veiga Kiffer
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:512-7
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Therapeutic effects of compound hypertonic saline on rats with sepsis
Fang Dong, Wei Chen, Liang Xu, Huabing Wang, Huizhi Lu
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:518-25
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Review Articles
Recommendations for the treatment of osteomyelitis
Ana Lucia L. Lima, Priscila R. Oliveira, Vladimir C. Carvalho, Sergio Cimerman, Eduardo Savio
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:526-34
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Theories about evolutionary origins of human hepatitis B virus in primates and humans
Breno Frederico de Carvalho Dominguez Souza, Jan Felix Drexler, Renato Santos de Lima, Mila de Oliveira Hughes Veiga do Rosário, Eduardo Martins Netto
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:535-43
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Brief Communications
Immunomodulatory properties of cell wall extract from Enterococcus faecalis CECT7121
Mónica Sparo, Gastón Delpech, Susana Batisttelli, Juan Ángel Basualdo
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:551-5
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Case Reports
Long-term treatment of persistent disseminated Nocardia cyriacigeorgica infection
Onur Özgenç, Meltem Avcı, Alpay Arı, İsmail Yunus Çelebi, Seher Ayten Coşkuner
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:556-60
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Rothia aeria endocarditis in a patient with a bicuspid aortic valve: case report
Antonio Carlos Nicodemo, Luiz Guilherme Gonçalves, Fatuma Catherine Atieno Odongo, Marines Dalla Valle Martino, Jorge Luiz Mello Sampaio
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:561-4
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Hyperreactive malarious splenomegaly and aids: a case report
Zuleica Naomi Tano, Chafic Esper Kallas Filho, Regina Mitsuka Breganó, Wander Rogério Pavanelli, Uheyna Gancedo Ruzon
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:565-7
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Clinical Images
Orf disease: a report of a case
Theocharis Koufakis, Periklis Katsaitis, Ioannis Gabranis
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:568-9
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Labial ulcer: oral manifestation of syphilis
Cristian Vera-Kellet, Isidora Harz-Fresno, Juan Manriquez
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:570-1
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Letters to the Editor
Absence of legionellosis in patients with community-acquired pneumonia requiring hospitalization
Juliana Kühne, Tiago S. Linhares, Huander F. Andreolla, Claudio M.B. Stadnik, Alessandro C. Pasqualotto
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:572-3
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Efficacy of tigecycline, polymyxin, gentamicin, meropenem and associations in experimental Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae non-lethal sepsis
Paula Virginia Michelon Toledo, Felipe Francisco Tuon, Lavinia Arend, Ayrton Alves Aranha Junior
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:574-5
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Reply to “At the crossroads between early or delayed antiretroviral therapy initiation during TB/HIV coinfection”
Valeria Saraceni, Betina Durovni, Antonio Guilherme Pacheco, Richard E. Chaisson, Jonathan E. Golub
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:578-9
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Erratum