The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Current number
March - April 2015
Vol. 19. Num. 2.
Pages 113-232
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. 19. Num. 2. March - April 2015 Pages 113-232
Original Articles
Risk factors for surgical site infection following cesarean section in a Brazilian Women's Hospital: a case–control study
Túlio Cícero Franco Farret, Jessica Dallé, Vinícius da Silva Monteiro, Cezar Vinícius Würdig Riche, Vicente Sperb Antonello
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:113-7
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Clinical relevance of rhinovirus infections among adult hospitalized patients
Alberto Fica, Jeannette Dabanch, Winston Andrade, Patricia Bustos, Ita Carvajal, Carolina Ceroni, Vjera Triantafilo, Marcelo Castro, Rodrigo Fasce
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:118-24
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Ratio of monocytes to lymphocytes in peripheral blood in patients diagnosed with active tuberculosis
Jun Wang, Yongmei Yin, Xuedong Wang, Hao Pei, Shougang Kuai, Lan Gu, Huiqin Xing, Yu Zhang, Qiusheng Huang, Bin Guan
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:125-31
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Antiviral and myocyte protective effects of IL-28A in coxsackievirus B3-induced myocarditis
Shihong Wang, Xingyuan Huang, Jing Zhang, Congxin Huang
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:132-40
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Serotype distribution and antimicrobial resistance of Streptococcus pneumoniae causing noninvasive diseases in a Children's Hospital, Shanghai
Fen Pan, Lizhong Han, Jing Kong, Chun Wang, Huihong Qin, Shuzhen Xiao, Junying Zhu, Hong Zhang
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:141-5
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São Paulo urban heat islands have a higher incidence of dengue than other urban areas
Ricardo Vieira Araujo, Marcos Roberto Albertini, André Luis Costa-da-Silva, Lincoln Suesdek, Nathália Cristina Soares Franceschi, Nancy Marçal Bastos, Gizelda Katz, Vivian Ailt Cardoso, Bronislawa Ciotek Castro, Margareth Lara Capurro, Vera Lúcia Anacleto Cardoso Allegro
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:146-55
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A meta-analysis of efficacy and safety of doripenem for treating bacterial infections
Xiao-Yu Qu, Ting-Ting Hu, Wei Zhou
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:156-62
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High degree of concordance between flow cytometry and geno2pheno methods for HIV-1 tropism determination in proviral DNA
Alex José Leite Torres, Luis Fernando de Macedo Brígido, Marcos Herculano Nunes Abrahão, Ana Luiza Dias Angelo, Gilcivaldo de Jesus Ferreira, Luana Portes Coelho, João Leandro Ferreira, Célia Regina Mayoral Pedroso Jorge, Eduardo Martins Netto, Carlos Brites
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:163-9
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Efficacy of polymyxins in the treatment of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae infections: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Wentao Ni, Xuejiu Cai, Chuanqi Wei, Xiuzhen Di, Junchang Cui, Rui Wang, Youning Liu
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:170-80
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Vaccination coverage and immunity against hepatitis B among HIV-infected patients in South Brazil
Saulo Martins, Andréa do Livramento, Michelle Andrigueti, Iara Fabricia Kretzer, Marcos José Machado, Celso Spada, Arício Treitinger
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:181-6
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Review Article
Impact of human schistosomiasis in sub-Saharan Africa
Abiola Fatimah Adenowo, Babatunji Emmanuel Oyinloye, Bolajoko Idiat Ogunyinka, Abidemi Paul Kappo
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:196-205
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Brief Communications
The role of ERBB2 gene polymorphisms in leprosy susceptibility
Jamile Leão Rêgo, Joyce Moura Oliveira, Nadja de Lima Santana, Paulo Roberto Lima Machado, Léa Cristina Castellucci
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:206-8
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Streptococcus bovis endocarditis: analysis of cases between 2005 and 2014
Renato Mello, Marisa da Silva Santos, Wilma Golebiosvki, Clara Weksler, Cristiane Lamas
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:209-12
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Case Reports
The first reported catheter-related Brevibacterium casei bloodstream infection in a child with acute leukemia and review of the literature
Zumrut Sahbudak Bal, Semra Sen, Deniz Yilmaz Karapinar, Sohret Aydemir, Fadil Vardar
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:213-5
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Nocardia veterana: disseminated infection with urinary tract infection
Elodie Poisnel, Jean-Baptiste Roseau, Cécile Landais, Veronica Rodriguez-Nava, Emmanuel Bussy, Tiphaine Gaillard
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:216-9
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Clinical Image
The halo sign of Q fever pneumonia
Yi Zhang, Guo-Qing Zang, Zheng-Hao Tang, Yong-Sheng Yu
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:220-1
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Letters to the Editor
Norovirus and Rotavirus infection in children aged less than five years in a paediatric hospital, Havana, Cuba
María de los Angeles Ribas, Yuselis Castaño, Marlon Daniel Martínez, Yahisel Tejero, Yanislet Cordero
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:222-3
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Pityriasis rosea following human papillomavirus vaccination
Francesco Drago, Giulia Ciccarese, Alfredo Rebora, Aurora Parodi
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:224-5
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Treatment of genotype one hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in HIV co-infected patients using telaprevir based regimen
Dawd S. Siraj, Badih Kabchi, Muhammad S. Ashraf, Kaushal Shah, Manal Elnabtity
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:226-7
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Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome in an adult, immunocompetent patient
Theocharis Koufakis, Ioannis Gabranis, Konstantinos Karanikas
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:228-9
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Raoultella ornithinolytica causing fatal sepsis
Selçuk Kaya, Gülçin Bayramoğlu, Mehmet Sönmez, İftihar Köksal
Braz J Infect Dis.2015;19:230-1
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