The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
ISSN: 1413-8670

The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases is the official publication of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases (SBI). It aims to publish relevant articles in the broadest sense on all aspects of microbiology, infectious diseases and immune response to infectious agents.
The BJID is a bimonthly publication and one of the most influential journals 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.

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1.971 (2019)
2.223 (2018)
2.083 (2017)
1.468 (2016)
1.412 (2015)
1.299 (2014)
1.096 (2013)
1.036 (2012)
Impact Factor

The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two receding years.

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Impact Factor 2019
CiteScore 2019

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CiteScore 2019
Time to first decision

The average number of weeks it takes from manuscript submission to the initial decision on the article.

Time to first decision
4.3 weeks

SRJ is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and qualitative measure of the journal's impact.


SNIP measures contextual citation impact by wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field.

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Vol. 25. Issue 1.
(January - February 2021)
Publisher’s Note
Juliana Trajano
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101568
Open access
The COVID-19 second wave: A perspective to be explored
Ricardo Sobhie Diaz, Tania Regina Constant Vergara
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101537
Open access
Open Article
Original articles
Sexually transmitted infections among women living with HIV in a Brazilian city
Neide Aparecida Tosato Boldrini, Lays Paula Bondi Volpini, Luciana Bueno Freitas, Liliana Cruz Spano, Carlos Musso, Maria Carmen Lopes Ferreira Silva Santos, Helena Lucia Barroso dos Reis, Angelica Espinosa Miranda
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101044
Open access
Clinical and epidemiological aspects of Candidemia in eight medical centers in the state of Parana, Brazil: Parana Candidemia Network
Carla Sakuma de Oliveira, Arnaldo Lopes Colombo, Elaine Cristina Francisco, Bernardo de Lima, Rinaldo F. Gandra, Mariza Cristina Preifz de Carvalho, Cláudia Maria Dantas de Maia Carrilho, Renan Petinelli, Marsilene Pelison, Cesar Helbel, Gerson Czelusniak, Hugo Manuel Paz Morales, Jamile Sardi Perozin, Rosangela Lameira Pinheiro, Regielly Cognialli, Giovanni Luis Breda, Flávio Queiroz-Telles
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:1041
Open access
Is it cost effective to use a 2% chlorhexidine wipes bath to reduce central-line associated blood stream infection? A quasi-experimental study
Diego Feriani, Ercilia Evangelista Souza, Larissa Gordilho Mutti Carvalho, Aline Santos Ibanes, Eliana Vasconcelos, Vera Lucia Barbosa, Sandra Kiyomi Kondo, Cely S. Abboud
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101538
Open access
Human immunodeficiency virus infection and syphilis among homeless people in a large city of Central-Western Brazil: prevalence, risk factors, human immunodeficiency virus-1 genetic diversity, and drug resistance mutations
Raquel Silva Pinheiro, Paulie Marcelly Ribeiro dos Santos Carvalho, Marcos André de Matos, Karlla Antonieta Amorim Caetano, Andressa Cunha de Paula, Megmar Aparecida dos Santos Carneiro, Mônica Nogueira da Guarda Reis, Regina Maria Bringel Martins, Mariane Martins de Araújo Stefani, Sheila Araujo Teles
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:1036
Open access
Prevalence of antibiotic resistance and virulent factors in nosocomial clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from Panamá
Héctor Sambrano, Julio César Castillo, Carlos W. Ramos, Brenda de Mayorga, Olga Chen, Ovidio Durán, Carmelo Ciniglio, Criseida Aguilar, Osvaldo Cisterna, Magaly de Chial
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:1038
Open access
COVID-19 among nursing home residents: results of an urgent pre-hospital intervention by a multidisciplinary task force
François Dolveck, Alessio Strazzulla, Coralie Noel, Sylvie Aufaure, Paul Tarteret, Astrid de Pontfarcy, Nicolas Briole, Nicolas Vignier, Sylvain Diamantis
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:1039
Open access
Open Article
Assessing risk factors, mortality, and healthcare utilization associated with Clostridioides difficile infection in four Latin American countries
Holly Yu, Nestor Flaster, Adrian Lopez Casanello, Daniel Curcio
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:1040
Open access
Hanseniasis in the municipality of Western Amazon (Acre, Brazil): are we far from the goal of the World Health Organization?
Francisco A. Araújo, Luiz C. Abreu, Gabriel Z. Laporta, Vinicius S. Santos, Jose G.V. Moreira, Anete S. Grumach
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:1042
Open access
Clinical outcomes and molecular characterization of drug-resistant tuberculosis in pre- and extensively drug-resistant disease based on line probe assays
Lauane G. Araújo, Márcia T. Garcia, Tânia R. Zaccariotto, Maria Luiza Moretti, Carlos E. Levy, Mariângela R. Resende
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101544
Open access
Review articles
Community-genotype methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft tissue infections in Latin America: a systematic review
Rodrigo Cuiabano Paes Leme, Paulo José Martins Bispo, Mauro José Salles
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101539
Open access
Case reports
Organizing pneumonia: A late phase complication of COVID-19 responding dramatically to corticosteroids
Cilomar Martins de Oliveira Filho, Tarsila Vieceli, Caroline de Fraga Bassotto, João Pedro da Rosa Barbato, Tiago Severo Garcia, Rafael Selbach Scheffel
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101541
Open access
Open Article
Brief communications
High acceptability of PrEP teleconsultation and HIV self-testing among PrEP users during the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil
Brenda Hoagland, Thiago S. Torres, Daniel R.B. Bezerra, Marcos Benedetti, Cristina Pimenta, Valdilea G. Veloso, Beatriz Grinsztejn
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:1037
Open access
Open Article
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