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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1.468 (2016)
1.412 (2015)
1.299 (2014)
1.096 (2013)
1.036 (2012)
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Vol. 23. Issue 1.
Pages 1-70 (January - February 2019)
New Challenges and rising expectations for the Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2019
Luciano Z. Goldani
Braz J Infect Dis.2019;23:1
Open access
Original articles
HIV testing and HIV knowledge among men who have sex with men in Natal, Northeast Brazil
Monica Baumgardt Bay, Marise Reis de Freitas, Marcia Cavalcante Vinhas Lucas, Elizabeth Cristina Fagundes de Souza, Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli
Braz J Infect Dis.2019;23:2-7
Open access
Staphylococcus aureus in tonsils of patients with recurrent tonsillitis: prevalence, susceptibility profile, and genotypic characterization
Veraluce Paolini Cavalcanti, Leandro Azevedo de Camargo, Fabiano Santana Moura, Edson Júnior de Melo Fernandes, Juliana Lamaro-Cardoso, Carla Afonso da Silva Bitencourt Braga, Maria Cláudia Porfirio André
Braz J Infect Dis.2019;23:8-14
Open access
Effects of sub-minimum inhibitory concentrations of ciprofloxacin on biofilm formation and virulence factors of Escherichia coli
Guofeng Dong, Jiahui Li, Lijiang Chen, Wenzi Bi, Xiaoxiao Zhang, Haiyang Liu, Xiaoyang Zhi, Tieli Zhou, Jianming Cao
Braz J Infect Dis.2019;23:15-21
Open access
Polyomaviruses BK and JC DNA infection in peripheral blood cells from blood donors
Malihe Fathi Haghighi, Noorossadat Seyyedi, Ali Farhadi, Farahnaz Zare, Leila Kasraian, Gholam Reza Refiei Dehbidi, Reza Ranjbaran, Abbas Behzad-Behbahani
Braz J Infect Dis.2019;23:22-6
Open access
Evaluation of the cervicovaginal environment in asymptomatic Human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 infected women
Alisson de Aquino Firmino, Adenilda Lima Lopes Martins, Luana Leandro Gois, Taiane Silva Paixão, Everton da Silva Batista, Bernardo Galvão-Castro, Maria Fernanda Rios Grassi
Braz J Infect Dis.2019;23:27-33
Open access
How are HCV-infected patients being identified in Brazil: a multicenter study
Luiz H. Portari-Filho, Mario R. Álvares-da-Silva, Aline Gonzalez, Adalgisa P. Ferreira, Cristiane V. Nogueira, Maria C. Mendes-Correa, José M. Lima, Edmundo P. Lopes, Carlos E. Brandão, Cláudia Ivantes, André Lyra, Andreia Lindenberg, Maria L. Ferraz
Braz J Infect Dis.2019;23:34-9
Open access
Hepatitis E virus prevalence in Egyptian children with transfusion-dependent thalassemia
Doaa Abdelmawla, Dalia Moemen, Ahmad Darwish, Wafaa Mowafy
Braz J Infect Dis.2019;23:40-4
Open access
Previous hepatitis E virus infection, cirrhosis and insulin resistance in patients with chronic hepatitis C
Guilherme Bricks, Jorge Figueiredo Senise, Henrique Pott-Jr, Giuliano Grandi, Dimas Carnaúba-Jr, Hamilton Antonio Bonilha de Moraes, Celso Franscisco Hernandes Granato, Adauto Castelo
Braz J Infect Dis.2019;23:45-52
Open access
Review article
Juan Manuel Cubillos Angulo, Taryn Ariadna Castro Cuesta, Eliane Pereira Menezes, Celia Pedroso, Carlos Brites
Braz J Infect Dis.2019;23:53-9
Open access
Brief communication
Early use of polymyxin B reduces the mortality of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae bloodstream infection
Qiqiang Liang, Man Huang, Zhijiang Xu
Braz J Infect Dis.2019;23:60-5
Open access
The first outbreak of measles virus caused by imported genotype D8 in Jiangsu province of China
Xiuying Deng, Ying Hu, Peishan Lu, Ming-hao Zhou, Hongxiong Guo
Braz J Infect Dis.2019;23:66-9
Open access
The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases

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