The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Current number
March - April 2016
Vol. 20. Num. 2.
Pages 115-226
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.

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Vol. 20. Num. 2. March - April 2016 Pages 115-226
Original article
Toxoplasmic encephalitis: role of Human Leucocyte Antigens/alleles associated with rapid progression to Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Maria de Lourdes Rodrigues, Neifi Hassam Deghaide, José Fernando Figueiredo, Marcelo Bezerra de Menezes, Ana Lúcia Demarco, Eduardo Donadi, Ana Paula Fernandes
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:115-8
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Are opossums a relevant factor associated with asymptomatic Leishmania infection in the outskirts of the largest Brazilian cities?
César Omar Carranza-Tamayo, Guilherme Loureiro Werneck, Gustavo Adolfo Sierra Romero
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:119-26
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Incidence of virulence determinants in clinical Enterococcus faecalis and Enterococcus faecium isolates collected in Bulgaria
Tanya Strateva, Daniela Atanasova, Encho Savov, Guergana Petrova, Ivan Mitov
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:127-33
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Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae colonization in pediatric and neonatal intensive care units: risk factors for progression to infection
Hacer Akturk, Murat Sutcu, Ayper Somer, Derya Aydın, Rukiye Cihan, Aslı Ozdemir, Asuman Coban, Zeynep Ince, Agop Citak, Nuran Salman
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:134-40
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Brazilian infectious diseases specialists: who and where are they?
Alex Jones Flores Cassenote, Mario César Scheffer, Aluísio Augusto Cotrim Segurado
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:141-8
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Georeferencing of deaths from sepsis in the city of São Paulo
Décio Diament, Fernando Colombari, Adriana Serra Cypriano, Luis Fernando Lisboa, Bento Fortunato Cardoso dos Santos, Miguel Cendoroglo Neto, Ary Serpa Neto, Eliezer Silva
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:149-54
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Antiretroviral drugs saquinavir and ritonavir reduce inhibitory concentration values of itraconazole against Histoplasma capsulatum strains in vitro
Raimunda Sâmia Nogueira Brilhante, Érica Pacheco Caetano, Giovanna Barbosa Riello, Glaucia Morgana de Melo Guedes, Débora de Souza Collares Maia Castelo-Branco, Maria Auxiliadora Bezerra Fechine, Jonathas Sales de Oliveira, Zoilo Pires de Camargo, Jacó Ricarte Lima de Mesquita, André Jalles Monteiro, Rossana de Aguiar Cordeiro, Marcos Fábio Gadelha Rocha, José Júlio Costa Sidrim
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:155-9
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Detection of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains isolated in Brazil using a multimarker genetic assay for katG and rpoB genes
Luita Nice Café Oliveira, Jairo da Silva Muniz-Sobrinho, Luiz Alexandre Viana-Magno, Sônia Cristina Oliveira Melo, Antonio Macho, Fabrício Rios-Santos
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:166-72
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Prevalence of mutations in HBV DNA polymerase gene associated with nucleos(t)ide resistance in treatment-naive patients with Chronic Hepatitis B in Central China
Youyun Zhao, Jianhua Wu, Lijun Sun, Guangzhong Liu, Bo Li, Yi Zheng, Xiaodong Li, Junxiu Tao
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:173-8
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Prevalence of rhinovirus in wheezing children: a comparison with respiratory syncytial virus wheezing
Huiquan Sun, Qiufeng Sun, Wunjun Jiang, Zhengrong Chen, Li Huang, Meijuan Wang, Wei Ji, Xuejun Shao, Yongdong Yan
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:179-83
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Efficacy, safety, tolerability and population pharmacokinetics of tedizolid, a novel antibiotic, in Latino patients with acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections
Alejandro Ortiz-Covarrubias, Edward Fang, Philippe G. Prokocimer, Shawn D. Flanagan, Xu Zhu, Jose Francisco Cabré-Márquez, Toshiaki Tanaka, Julie Passarell, Jill Fiedler-Kelly, Esteban C. Nannini
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:184-92
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Review Article
TLR2 and TLR4 mediated host immune responses in major infectious diseases: a review
Suprabhat Mukherjee, Subhajit Karmakar, Santi Prasad Sinha Babu
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:193-204
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Brief communication
High incidence of tuberculosis in patients treated for hepatitis C chronic infection
Silvia Naomi de Oliveira Uehara, Christini Takemi Emori, Renata Mello Perez, Maria Cassia Jacintho Mendes-Correa, Adalgisa de Souza Paiva Ferreira, Ana Cristina de Castro Amaral Feldner, Antonio Eduardo Benedito Silva, Roberto José Carvalho Filho, Ivonete Sandra de Souza e Silva, Maria Lucia Cardoso Gomes Ferraz
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:205-9
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Case Report
Oral manifestation of tuberculosis: a case-report
Bárbara Capitanio de Souza, Vania Maria Aita de Lemos, Maria Cristina Munerato
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:210-3
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Clinical Image
A strange infiltrative plaque on the face
Claudio Guarneri, Uwe Wollina, Anastasia Chokoeva, Torello Maria Lotti, Georgi Tchernev
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:214-5
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Letter to the editor
Monitoring the emergence of HBV resistance mutations by HBV-RNA pyrosequencing
Marcelle Bottecchia, Halime Silva Barcaiu, Lia Laura Lewis-Ximenez, Sergio da Silva e Mouta Junior, Marcia Terezinha Baroni de Moraes
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:216-7
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Inconsistent use of condoms in non-injecting illicit drug users
Rafael Alves Guimarães, Aurélio Goulart Rodovalho, Inaina Lara Fernandes, Roselma Lucchese, Ivânia Vera
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:220-1
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Ribavirin use in pediatric patients with Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever: is it really necessary?
Hasan Tezer, Aslinur Ozkaya-Parlakay, Belgin Gulhan, Saliha Kanik-Yuksek
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:222-3
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Molecular epidemiology of Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolates
Ismet Berber, Cumhur Avsar, Zeynep Yegin, Melike Tekerci, Seyhan Civek
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:224-5
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Erratum
Erratum to “Barriers to treatment of hepatitis C in HIV/HCV coinfected adults in Brazil” [Braz. J. Infect. Dis. 14 (3) (2010) 237–241]
Maria Cássia Mendes-Corrêa, L.G. Martins, P.A. Ferreira, S. Tenore, O.H. Leite, A.G. Leite, A.J.W. Cavalcante, M. Shimose, M.H. Silva, D.E. Uip
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:226
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