The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Current number
July - August 2015
Vol. 19. Num. 4.
Pages 339-452
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: 2014: 1.299

Vol. 19. Num. 4. July - August 2015 Pages 339-452
Original article
A meta-analysis of metronidazole and vancomycin for the treatment of Clostridium difficile infection, stratified by disease severity
Xiuzhen Di, Nan Bai, Xin Zhang, Bin Liu, Wentao Ni, Jin Wang, Kai Wang, Beibei Liang, Youning Liu, Rui Wang
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:339-49
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Spread of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii and Pseudomonas aeruginosa clones in patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia in an adult intensive care unit at a university hospital
Sabrina Royer, Ana Luiza Souza Faria, Liliane Miyuki Seki, Thiago Pavoni Gomes Chagas, Paola Amaral de Campos, Deivid William da Fonseca Batistão, Marise Dutra Asensi, Paulo P. Gontijo Filho, Rosineide Marques Ribas
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:350-7
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Parainfluenza virus as a cause of acute respiratory infection in hospitalized children
Rogério Pecchini, Eitan Naaman Berezin, Maria Cândida Souza, Lourdes de Andrade Vaz-de-Lima, Neuza Sato, Maristela Salgado, Mirthes Ueda, Saulo Duarte Passos, Raphael Rangel, Ana Catebelota
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:358-62
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Disease burden of chronic hepatitis C in Brazil
Paulo Roberto Abrão Ferreira, Carlos Eduardo Brandão-Mello, Chris Estes, Fernando Lopes Gonçales Júnior, Henrique Sérgio Moraes Coelho, Homie Razavi, Hugo Cheinquer, Fernando Herz Wolff, Maria Lúcia Gomes Ferraz, Mário Guimarães Pessoa, Maria Cássia Mendes-Correa
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:363-8
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Knowledge, attitudes and practices on HIV/AIDS and prevalence of HIV in the general population of Sucre, Bolivia
Carolina Terán Calderón, Dorian Gorena Urizar, Cristina González Blázquez, Belén Alejos Ferreras, Oriana Ramírez Rubio, Francisco Bolumar Montrull, Marta Ortiz Rivera, Julia del Amo Valero
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:369-75
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Validation and clinical application of a nested PCR for paracoccidioidomycosis diagnosis in clinical samples from Colombian patients
Marcela Gaviria, Vanessa Rivera, Cesar Muñoz-Cadavid, Luz Elena Cano, Tonny Williams Naranjo
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:376-83
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MRSA from Santa Catarina State, Southern Brazil: intriguing epidemiological differences compared to other Brazilian regions
Alessandro C.O. Silveira, Gabriela R. Cunha, Juliana Caierão, Caio M. de Cordova, Pedro A. d’Azevedo
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:384-9
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Early predictive efficacy of core antigen on antiviral outcomes in genotype 1 hepatitis C virus infected patients
Bo Feng, Rui-Feng Yang, Hai-Ying Zhang, Bi-Fen Luo, Fan-Yun Kong, Hui-Ying Rao, Qian Jin, Xu Cong, Lai Wei
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:390-8
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Application of the ATLAS score for evaluating the severity of Clostridium difficile infection in teaching hospitals in Mexico
Raúl Hernández-García, Elvira Garza-González, Mark Miller, Giovanna Arteaga-Muller, Alejandra María Galván-de los Santos, Adrián Camacho-Ortiz
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:399-402
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Receptor expression and responsiveness of human peripheral blood mononuclear cells to a human cytomegalovirus encoded CC chemokine
Qi Zheng, Jun Xu, Huihui Gao, Ran Tao, Wei Li, Shiqiang Shang, Weizhong Gu
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:403-9
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Review Article
Natural killer cells in hepatitis B virus infection
Shao-fei Wu, Wen-jing Wang, Yue-qiu Gao
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:417-25
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Brief communication
Prevalence of hepatitis B and C infection and associated factors in people living with HIV in Midwestern Brazil
Natália Alberto Alves Brandão, Irmtraut Araci Hoffmann Pfrimer, Celina Maria Turchi Martelli, Marília Dalva Turchi
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:426-30
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Cardiovascular disease in human immunodeficiency virus-infection as a cause of hospitalization: a case-series in a General Hospital in Peru
Germán Valenzuela-Rodríguez, Edward Mezones-Holguín, Fernando Mendo-Urbina, Alfonso J. Rodríguez-Morales
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:431-5
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Evaluation of phenotypic tests to detect carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in colonized patients hospitalized in intensive care units
Leandro Reus Rodrigues Perez, Diógenes Rodrigues, Cícero Gomes Dias
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:436-8
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Case Report
Vasculitis: an unusual manifestation in an HIV-infected patient
Ana Manuel, Tânia Victório, Constança Gomes, Telmo Martins, António Dias Neto
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:439-41
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Clinical Image
Membranous glomerulonephritis secondary to syphilis
Stanley de Almeida Araújo, Luiz Flávio Giordano, Ariel Augusto de Britto Rosa, Paula Alves Santos do Carmo, Kinulpe Honorato-Sampaio
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:442-3
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Kaposi's sarcoma simulating verrucous syndrome
Cassio Porto Ferreira, Alice Miranda, José Augusto da Costa Nery
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:444-5
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Letter to the editor
Asthma exacerbation and viral infection in adult patients, Brazil
Raquel Cirlene Silva, José Nelson Couceiro, Fernando Portela Câmara, Solange Valle, Norma Santos
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:446-8
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Ocular infection associated with Delftia lacustris: first report
Kyung Mok Sohn, Jin-Yang Baek, Shinhye Cheon, Yeon-Sook Kim, Sun Hoe Koo
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:449-50
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Molecular detection of Bartonella clarridgeiae in domestic cats from Midwest Brazil
Ísis Assis Braga, Ingrid Savino de Oliveira Dias, Cristiane Silva Chitarra, Alexandre Mendes Amude, Daniel Moura Aguiar
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:451-2
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