The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Current number
May - June 2017
Vol. 21. Num. 3.
Pages 213-368

The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases is the official publication of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases (SBI) aims to publish relevant articles in the broadest sense to 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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Vol. 21. Num. 3. May - June 2017 Pages 213-368
Original Articles
Predictors of HBeAg seroconversion after long-term nucleos(t)ide analogues treatment for chronic hepatitis B: a multicenter study in real clinical setting
Weiyan Yu, Yadong Wang, Chuan Shen, Ru Ji, Li Zhang, Xin Zhao, Miao Su, Ying Zhang, Wenyan He, Jianguo Cao, Yanshuang Hao, Shengpeng Chen, Caiyan Zhao
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:213-8
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Virological suppression in children and adolescents is not influenced by genotyping, but depends on optimal adherence to antiretroviral therapy
Juliana Costa de Abreu, Sara Nunes Vaz, Eduardo Martins Netto, Carlos Brites
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:219-25
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Cardiovascular risk profile in patients with myelopathy associated with HTLV-1
Fabio Luís Silva do Prado, Renata Prado, Ana Marice Teixeira Ladeia
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:226-33
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Asymptomatic and symptomatic embolic events in infective endocarditis: associated factors and clinical impact
Thaíssa S. Monteiro, Marcelo G. Correia, Wilma F. Golebiovski, Giovanna Ianini F. Barbosa, Clara Weksler, Cristiane C. Lamas
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:240-7
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Association between the p53 arginine/arginine homozygous genotype at codon 72 and human papillomavirus E6/E7 mRNA expression
Ana Carolina Silva Chuery, Ismael Dale Cotrim Guerreiro da Silva, Julisa Chamorro Lascasas Ribalta, Neila Maria de Góis Speck
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:248-54
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Metabolic syndrome in HIV-infected middle-aged women on antiretroviral therapy: prevalence and associated factors
Lívia D. Akl, Ana L.R. Valadares, Monica Jacques de Moraes, Aarão M. Pinto-Neto, Bianca Lagrutta, Lúcia Costa-Paiva
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:263-9
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Bone mineral density and vitamin D concentration: the challenges in taking care of children and adolescents infected with HIV
Fabiana Bononi Carmo, Maria Teresa Terreri, Regina Célia de Menezes Succi, Suenia Vasconcelos Beltrão, Aida de Fátima Tomé Barbosa Gouvea, Erica Regina Cruz Paulino, Daisy Maria Machado
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:270-5
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Virulence genes and genetic relationship of L. monocytogenes isolated from human and food sources in Brazil
Rosana Macedo de Almeida, André Victor Barbosa, Rodrigo de Castro Lisbôa, André Felipe das Mercês Santos, Ernesto Hofer, Deyse Christina Vallim, Cristina Barroso Hofer
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:282-9
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Bartonella species pathogenic for humans infect pets, free-ranging wild mammals and their ectoparasites in the Caatinga biome, Northeastern Brazil: a serological and molecular study
Mariana Campos Fontalvo, Alexsandra Rodrigues de Mendonça Favacho, Andreina de Carvalho Araujo, Naylla Mayana dos Santos, Glauber Meneses Barboza de Oliveira, Daniel Moura Aguiar, Elba Regina Sampaio de Lemos, Mauricio Claudio Horta
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:290-6
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Danger in the streets: exposures to bloodborne pathogens after community sharp injuries in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Marcellus Dias Costa, Cristiane Rapparini, Carolina Arana Stanis Schmaltz, Mari Tuyama, Lilian de Mello Lauria, Valeria Saraceni, Paulo Feijó Barroso
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:306-11
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Protective effect of metformin against tuberculosis infections in diabetic patients: an observational study of south Indian tertiary healthcare facility
Srujitha Marupuru, Padmanav Senapati, Swathi Pathadka, Sonal Sekhar Miraj, Mazhuvancherry Kesavan Unnikrishnan, Mohan K. Manu
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:312-6
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A systematic review of East African-Indian family of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Brazil
Tonya Azevedo Duarte, Joilda Silva Nery, Neio Boechat, Susan Martins Pereira, Vera Simonsen, Martha Oliveira, Maria Gabriela Miranda Gomes, Carlos Penha-Gonçalves, Mauricio Lima Barreto, Theolis Barbosa
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:317-24
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Prevalence and risk factors for human papillomavirus infection among Chinese ethnic women in southern of Yunnan, China
Zulqarnain Baloch, Nafeesa Yasmeen, Yuanyue Li, Ke Ma, Xiaomei Wu, Shi-hua Yang, Xueshan Xia
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:325-32
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Review Article
Fluconazole prophylaxis in preterm infants: a systematic review
Juliana Ferreira da Silva Rios, Paulo Augusto Moreira Camargos, Luísa Petri Corrêa, Roberta Maia de Castro Romanelli
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:333-8
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Brief Communications
Direct identification from positive blood broth culture by matrix-assisted laser desorption-ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS)
Maria Goreth Barberino, Marcio de Oliveira Silva, Ana Carolina Palmeiras Arraes, Luís Cláudio Correia, Ana Verena Mendes
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:339-42
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Case Report
Aneurysm and dissection in a patient with syphilitic aortitis
Fernando Pivatto Júnior, Bruno Schaaf Finkler, Felipe Soares Torres, Pedro Guilherme Schaefer, Eduardo Sprinz
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:349-52
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Clinical Images
Cutaneous loxoscelism: extensive nonulcerated livedoid plaque
Natalie Torres, Monica Rueda
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:353-4
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An unusual imported case of diphyllobothriosis in Mexico
Elba G. Rodríguez-Pérez, Kevin Escandón-Vargas, Jenniffer A. Castellanos
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:355-6
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Letters to the Editor
Superantigens: procession of frets
Bilal Aslam, Mohsin Khurshid, Muhammad Atif Nisar, Saima Muzammil, Sumreen Hayat
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:357-8
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First case of infection by metallo-β-lactamase-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
Kalinca Miranda Ferreira, Ana Claudia de Souza Rodrigues, Ana Carolina Watanabe, Yanara Miranda Ferreira, Marilene Rodrigues Chang
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:359-60
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Ureteral stent infections: a prospective study
Nilsun Altunal, Ayse Willke, Onur Hamzaoğlu
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:361-4
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Serological survey of Chikungunya virus in Ilorin Metropolis, Nigeria
Olatunji Matthew Kolawole, Kizito Eneye Bello, Adetola Adebimpe Seriki, Ahmad Adebayo Irekeola
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:365-6
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Hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with B and C virus hepatitis without cirrhosis
Kellyane Santana Dias Carvalho, Helma Pinchemel Cotrim, Luciano Espinheira Fonseca, Valéria Moreira, Érika Sirqueira
Braz J Infect Dis 2017;21:367
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