The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Current number
January 2016 - February 2016
Vol. 20. Num. 1.
Pages 1-114
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. 20. Num. 1. January 2016 - February 2016 Pages 1-114
Original article
Clostridium difficile outbreak caused by NAP1/BI/027 strain and non-027 strains in a Mexican hospital
Rayo Morfin-Otero, Elvira Garza-Gonzalez, Sara A. Aguirre-Diaz, Rodrigo Escobedo-Sanchez, Sergio Esparza-Ahumada, Hector R. Perez-Gomez, Santiago Petersen-Morfin, Esteban Gonzalez-Diaz, Adrian Martinez-Melendez, Eduardo Rodriguez-Noriega
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:8-13
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Nephrotoxicity during tenofovir treatment: a three-year follow-up study in a Brazilian reference clinic
Lauro Ferreira da Silva Pinto Neto, Bil Randerson Bassetti, Igor Hernandes Valvassoura Fraga, Carolina Rocio Oliveira Santos, Paula Daher Ximenes, Angélica Espinosa Miranda
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:14-8
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Elevated serum CA 19-9 levels in patients with pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial disease
Ji Young Hong, Sun Hee Jang, Song Yee Kim, Kyung Soo Chung, Joo Han Song, Moo Suk Park, Young Sam Kim, Se Kyu Kim, Joon Chang, Young Ae Kang
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:26-32
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Resistance patterns, prevalence, and predictors of fluoroquinolones resistance in multidrug resistant tuberculosis patients
Nafees Ahmad, Arshad Javaid, Syed Azhar Syed Sulaiman, Long Chiau Ming, Izaz Ahmad, Amer Hayat Khan
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:41-7
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Induction of apoptosis by zerumbone isolated from Zingiber zerumbet (L.) Smith in protozoan parasite Leishmania donovani due to oxidative stress
Debarati Mukherjee, Chingakham Brajakishor Singh, Somaditya Dey, Supratim Mandal, Joydip Ghosh, Suvadip Mallick, Aabid Hussain, Ningombam Swapana, Samir Anis Ross, Chiranjib Pal
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:48-55
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Clinical and bacteriological characteristics of invasive pneumococcal disease after pneumococcal 10-valent conjugate vaccine implementation in Salvador, Brazil
Carolina Regis Leite, Jailton Azevedo, Vivian Santos Galvão, Otávio Moreno-Carvalho, Joice Neves Reis, Cristiana Nascimento-Carvalho
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:56-60
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Cervical human papillomavirus infection and persistence: a clinic-based study in the countryside from South Brazil
Janaina Coser, Thaís da Rocha Boeira, Jonas Michel Wolf, Kamila Cerbaro, Daniel Simon, Vagner Ricardo Lunge
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:61-8
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Interferon-gamma release assay versus tuberculin skin test for latent tuberculosis infection among HIV patients in Brazil
Gislene Maria Botão Kussen, Libera Maria Dalla-Costa, Andrea Rossoni, Sonia Mara Raboni
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:69-75
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Aerobic capacity and health-related quality of life in adults HIV-infected patients with and without lipodystrophy
Mansueto Gomes Neto, Cristiano Sena Conceição, Cecília Ogalha, Carlos Brites
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:76-80
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Review Article
Patterns of influenza B circulation in Brazil and its relevance to seasonal vaccine composition
Eliana Nogueira Castro de Barros, Otavio Cintra, Erika Rossetto, Laís Freitas, Romulo Colindres
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:81-90
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Chikungunya: bending over the Americas and the rest of the world
Miguel Madariaga, Eduardo Ticona, Cristhian Resurrecion
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:91-8
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Brief communication
Human immunodeficiency virus infection and its association with sarcopenia
Lauro Ferreira da Silva Pinto Neto, Marina Cerqueira Sales, Eduarda Sobral Scaramussa, Clara Junia Calazans da Paz, Renato Lirio Morelato
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:99-102
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Clinical Image
Oral paracoccidiodomycosis mimicking lip carcinoma
Fábio Muradás Girardi, Maria Lúcia Scrofernecker
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:103-4
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Letter to the editor
New patterns of HCV subtypes distribution in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan
Amina Gul, Jawad Ahmed, Fazli Zahir, Imtiaz Ali Khan, Ijaz Ali
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:107-8
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Brazilian manicure: a potential dangerous behavior
Ana Paula Jesus-Nunes, Tayne Miranda Moreira, Mychelle Morais-de-Jesus, Lucas Araujo-de-Freitas, Lucas C. Quarantini
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:109-10
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High frequency of human papillomavirus type 53 in oral cavity of asymptomatic HIV-infected people
Carolina Oliveira Silva, Larissa Silva Santos, Olga Maria Diniz Pereira, Kátia Martins Lopes Azevedo, Ledy Horto Santos Oliveira
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:111-2
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Resistance of gram negative bacteria in hospital acquired pneumonia: a prospective study
Farzaneh Dehghan, Nader Zolghadri, Vahid Boostani, Afsaneh Shafii, Tasnim Eghbal Eftekhaari
Braz J Infect Dis. 2016;20:113-4
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