The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
ISSN: 1413-8670

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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2.083 (2017)
1.468 (2016)
1.412 (2015)
1.299 (2014)
1.096 (2013)
1.036 (2012)
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Vol. 23. Issue 5.
Pages 281-370 (September - October 2019)
Original articles
Analysis of drug resistance mutations in pulmonary Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates in the Southern coastal region of Andhra Pradesh, India
Giri Prasad Polu, Jasmine Mohammad Shaik, Neela Mani kanta Kota, Deepthi Karumanchi, Uday Sankar Allam
Braz J Infect Dis. 2019;23:281-90
Open access
HIV-infected youths transitioning from pediatric to adult outpatient care in a teaching tertiary care hospital in São Paulo city, Brazil
Angela Carvalho Freitas, Vivian Iida Avelino-Silva, Eliana Battaggia Gutierrez, Heloisa Helena de Souza Marques, Giuliana Stravinskas Durigon, Aluisio Cotrim Segurado
Braz J Infect Dis. 2019;23:291-7
Open access
Vulnerability to HIV among older men who have sex with men users of dating apps in Brazil
Artur Acelino Francisco L.N. Queiroz, Alvaro Francisco Lopes de Sousa, Sandra Brignol, Telma Maria Evangelista Araújo, Renata K. Reis
Braz J Infect Dis. 2019;23:298-306
Open access
Evaluation of emerging infectious disease and the importance of SINAN for epidemiological surveillance of Venezuelans immigrants in Brazil
Mário Maciel de Lima Junior, Gabbrielle Almeida Rodrigues, Maysa Ruiz de Lima
Braz J Infect Dis. 2019;23:307-12
Open access
Validity and reliability of the 36-Item Short Form Health Survey questionnaire version 2 among people living with HIV in Brazil
Liliane Lins-Kusterer, Juliet Valdelamar, Carolina Villa Nova Aguiar, Marta Silva Menezes, Eduardo Martins Netto, Carlos Brites
Braz J Infect Dis. 2019;23:313-21
Open access
Design and evaluation of an AFLP molecular marker for the detection of Coccidioides spp. in biological samples
María del Rocío Reyes-Montes, María Guadalupe Frías-De-León, Isai Victoriano-Pastelín, Gustavo Acosta-Altamirano, Esperanza Duarte-Escalante
Braz J Infect Dis. 2019;23:322-30
Open access
Top 10 evidence-based recommendations from the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases for the Choosing Wisely Project
Alessandro C. Pasqualotto, Camila S. Almeida, Dimas A. Kliemann, Guilherme B. Barcellos, Flávio Queiroz-Telles, Edson Abdala, Mariangela Resende, Filipe P. Batista, José E. Vidal, Jaime Rocha, Sonia M. Raboni, Sergio Cimerman, Ana C. Gales
Braz J Infect Dis. 2019;23:331-5
Open access
Emerging carbapenem-resistant Aeromonas spp. infections in Cali, Colombia
Fernando Rosso, Jorge Andrés Cedano, Luis Gabriel Parra-Lara, Ana María Sanz, Alejandra Toala, Jolian Fernando Velez, María Paula Hormaza, Pablo Andrés Moncada, Adriana Correa
Braz J Infect Dis. 2019;23:336-42
Open access
Coexistence of low levels of HBsAg and high levels of anti-HBs may increase risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in chronic hepatitis B patients with high HBV load
Zi-zheng Jin, Fang-fang Jin, Xin Liu, Ning Liu, Feng Wen, Jin-li Lou
Braz J Infect Dis. 2019;23:343-51
Open access
Colonization by Pneumocystis jirovecii in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: association with exacerbations and lung function status
Alejandra Cañas-Arboleda, Catalina Hernández-Flórez, Javier Garzón, Claudia Marcela Parra-Giraldo, Juan Felipe Burbano, José Enrique Cita-Pardo
Braz J Infect Dis. 2019;23:352-7
Open access
Brief communication
Influenza in Yucatan in 2018: Chronology, characteristics and outcomes of ambulatory and hospitalized patients
Nina I. Mendez-Dominguez, Luis O. Bobadilla-Rosado, Lizbeth S. Fajardo-Ruiz, Andrea Camara-Salazar, Salvador Gomez-Carro
Braz J Infect Dis. 2019;23:358-62
Open access
Case report
Unusual oral findings of the toxic epidermal necrolysis in an HIV-infected patient: a case report
Vinicius da Costa Vieira, Viviane Almeida Sarmento, Patricia Miranda Leite Ribeiro, Eduardo Martins Netto, Carlos Brites, Liliane Lins-Kusterer
Braz J Infect Dis. 2019;23:363-7
Open access
Letter to the editor
Gastrointestinal mucormycosis post lung transplantation
Flavio Pola dos Reis, Silvia Vidal Campos, Vera Demarchi Aiello, Maria Irma Seixas Duarte, Marcos Naoyuki Samano, Paulo Manoel Pego-Fernandes
Braz J Infect Dis. 2019;23:368-70
Open access
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