The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Current number
March - April 2014
Vol. 18. Num. 2.
Pages 115-238
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 2012: 1.036

Vol. 18. Num. 2. March - April 2014 Pages 115-238
Original Articles
Bacteremic pneumococcal pneumonia: serotype distribution, antimicrobial susceptibility, severity scores, risk factors, and mortality in a single center in Chile
Alberto Fica, Nicolás Bunster, Felipe Aliaga, Felipe Olivares, Lorena Porte, Stephanie Braun, Jeannette Dabanch, Juan Carlos Hormázabal, Antonio Hernández, María Guacolda Benavides
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:115-23
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Clinical significance of different bacterial load of Mycoplasma pneumoniae in patients with Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia
Wujun Jiang, Yongdong Yan, Wei Ji, Yuqing Wang, Zhengrong Chen
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:124-8
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Isolation, pathogenicity and disinfection of Staphylococcus aureus carried by insects in two public hospitals of Vitória da Conquista, Bahia, Brazil
Pollianna S. Oliveira, Simone G. Souza, Guilherme B. Campos, Danilo C.C. da Silva, Daniel S. Sousa, Suerda P.F. Araújo, Laiziane P. Ferreira, Verena M. Santos, Aline T. Amorim, Angelita M.O.G. Santos, Jorge Timenetsky, Mariluze P. Cruz, Regiane Yatsuda, Lucas M. Marques
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:129-36
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Necrotizing fasciitis: eight-year experience and literature review
Jinn-Ming Wang, Hwee-Kheng Lim
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:137-43
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Risk factors for mortality in burn children
Maria Teresa Rosanova, Daniel Stamboulian, Roberto Lede
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:144-9
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Chlamydia trachomatis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected men treated at a referral hospital for sexually transmitted diseases in the Amazonas, Brazil
Alex Panizza Jalkh, Angelica Espinosa Miranda, Jose Camilo Hurtado-Guerreiro, Lorena Angelica Castano Ramos, Guiseppe Figliuolo, Jussimara Maia, Cintia Mara Costa, Rajendranath Ramasawmy, Luiz Carlos de Lima Ferreira
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:158-63
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Anti-hepatitis C virus treatment may prevent the progression of liver fibrosis in non-responder human immunodeficiency virus/hepatitis C virus coinfected patients
Caterina Sagnelli, Caterina Uberti-Foppa, Laura Galli, Giuseppe Pasquale, Nicola Coppola, Luca Albarello, Carlo Doglioni, Adriano Lazzarin, Evangelista Sagnelli
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:164-9
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Pertussis in the central-west region of Brazil: one decade study
Angelita Fernandes Druzian, Yvone Maia Brustoloni, Sandra Maria do Valle Leone Oliveira, Vanessa Terezinha Gubert de Matos, Adriana Carla Garcia Negri, Clarice Souza Pinto, Silvia Asato, Cirlene dos Santos Gonçalves Urias, Anamaria Mello Miranda Paniago
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:177-80
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Microsporum spp. onychomycosis: disease presentation, risk factors and treatment responses in an urban population
Erick Martínez, Mahreen Ameen, Diana Tejada, Roberto Arenas
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:181-6
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Ceftaroline activity tested against contemporary Latin American bacterial pathogens (2011)
Robert K. Flamm, Helio S. Sader, Ronald N. Jones
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:187-95
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Review ArticleBrief Communications
Microbiology of the middle meatus compared to sputum in young patients with cystic fibrosis from Bahia – Brazil
Alessandro Tunes, Joice Neves Reis, Regina Terse, Maria Angélica Santana, Ana Lúcia Diniz, Tânia Fraga Barros, Ana Karina Souza Leal, Vilma Paixão, Maria Fernanda Rios Grassi
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:215-9
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Human herpesvirus-6 and cytomegalovirus DNA in liver donor biopsies and their correlation with HLA matches and acute cellular rejection
Ana Carolina Guardia, Raquel Silveira Bello Stucchi, Arlete Milan, Sandra Cecília Botelho Costa, Ilka de Fátima Santana Ferreira Boin
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:220-4
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Clinical Images
Fecal leukocyte in the diagnosis of ulcerative colitis
Takeshi Saraya, Tomokazu Suzuki, Hajime Goto
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:225-6
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Hand, foot, and mouth disease in an adult
Yasemin Akkoyunlu, Bahadır Ceylan, Turan Aslan
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:227-8
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Letters to the Editor
Viral genotypes and human rs12979860 polymorphism of the IFNL3 gene in hepatitis C infected patients in Southern Brazil
Kelen Frizon, Camila Fernanda da Silveira Alves, Alessandra Caroline Borchardt, Vagner Ricardo Lunge, Daniel Simon
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:229-30
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Carbapenem-resistant GES-5-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in Southern Brazil
Vanessa Bley Ribeiro, Diego R. Falci, Franciéli P. Rozales, Afonso L. Barth, Alexandre P. Zavascki
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:231-2
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Assessment of the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus infection: a case series from a hospital in the Brazilian Amazon region
Ivanete do Socorro Abraçado Amaral, Juarez Antonio Simões Quaresma, Esther Castello Branco de Mello Miranda, Lizomar de Jesus Maués Pereira Móia, Manoel do Carmo Pereira Soares
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:233-4
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Case Report
Mycobacterium neoaurum causing prosthetic valve endocarditis: a case report and review of the literature
Anupam Kumar, George S. Pazhayattil, Aparna Das, Harry A. Conte
Braz J Infec Dis.2014;18:235-7
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