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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Impact factor 2020

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Vol. 25. Issue 6.
(November - December 2021)
Original articles
Leprosy morbidity and mortality in Brazil: 2008–2018
Camila Botelho Miguel, Patrício Barbosa da Mota, Breno Oliveira Afonso, Ferdinando Agostinho, Rodrigo Anselmo Cazzaniga, Melissa Carvalho Martins de Abreu, Carlo José Freire Oliveira, Wellington Francisco Rodrigues
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101638
Open access
Seroprevalence of Listeria monocytogenes in HIV infected pregnant women from Brazil
Isabelle Geoffroy Ribeiro Freitag, Rodrigo de Castro Lisbôa Pereira, Elizabeth S Machado, Ernesto Hofer, Deyse Christina Vallim, Cristina Barroso Hofer
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101635
Open access
Scope and limitations of a multiplex conventional PCR for the diagnosis of S. stercoralis and hookworms
Pedro E. Fleitas, Paola A. Vargas, Nicolás Caro, M. Cristina Almazan, Adriana Echazú, Marisa Juárez, Pamela Cajal, Alejandro J. Krolewiecki, Julio R. Nasser, Rubén O. Cimino
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101649
Open access
In vitro activity of ceftazidime-avibactam against Enterobacterales and Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates collected in Latin America as part of the ATLAS global surveillance program, 2017–2019
James A. Karlowsky, Krystyna M. Kazmierczak, Maria Lavínea Novis de Figueiredo Valente, Elkin Lemos Luengas, Monique Baudrit, Alvaro Quintana, Paurus Irani, Gregory G. Stone, Daniel F. Sahm
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101647
Open access
Muscle mass, strength, bone mineral density and vascular function in middle-aged people living with HIV vs. age-matched and older controls
Karynne Grutter Lopes, Paulo Farinatti, Gabriella de Oliveira Lopes, Gabriela Andrade Paz, Daniel Alexandre Bottino, Ricardo Brandão de Oliveira, Eliete Bouskela, Juliana Pereira Borges
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101654
Open access
Risk factors for severe COVID-19 infection in Brazilian children
Jordana Vaz Hendler, Patricia Miranda do Lago, Gabriel Cardozo Müller, João Carlos Santana, Jefferson Pedro Piva, Liane Esteves Daudt
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101650
Open access
Hepatitis E virus infection among patients with altered levels of alanine aminotransferase
Danielle Dias Conte, Luciano Kleber de Souza Luna, Amanda Passarini, Vitória Rodrigues Guimarães Alves, Debora Bellini Caldeira, Jessica Santiago Cruz, Viviane Almeida Gouveia, Nancy Bellei, Celso F.H. Granato
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101655
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Intensive care unit staff preparedness as an independent factor for death of patients during COVID-19 pandemic: An observational cohort study
Jaques Sztajnbok, Ana Freitas Ribeiro, Ceila Maria Sant Ana Malaque, Roberta Figueiredo Cavalin, Marina Pozzi Lanza, Nidyanara Francine Castanheira de Souza, Caroline Martins Rego, Paula Caroline Werlang Custodio, Renata Elisie Barbalho Siqueira, Jose Ernesto Vidal, Claudia Figueiredo-Mello
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101653
Open access
Phase I safety and immunogenicity study of a Brazilian serogroup B vaccine
R. Menezes Martins, A.R.S. Périssé, L.A.B. Camacho, M.L. Leal, M.L.S. Maia, A. Homma, E. Jessouroun
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101652
Open access
Review articles
Insights into the epidemiology of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in special populations and at the community-healthcare interface
Letícia Calixto Romero, Maria de Lourdes Ribeiro de Souza da Cunha
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101636
Open access
Clinical practice in COVID-19: The most frequently asked questions to infectious diseases specialists
Moara Alves Santa Bárbara Borges, Adriana Oliveira Guilarde, Lísia Gomes Martins de Moura Tomich, Marília Dalva Turchi
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101648
Open access
Case reports
SARS-CoV-2 identification in an acute appendicitis case: Acute abdomen as manifestation of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in a child with COVID-19
Amanda Munhoz Serra, Andréa Maria Cordeiro Ventura, Lucas Freitas Xavier, Angélica Braz Simões, Amaro Nunes Duarte-Neto
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101651
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Brief communications
Hospital-Acquired SARS-CoV-2 infection among patients admitted to a university hospital
Josni Tauffer, Thais Claudia Roma de Oliveira Konstantyner, Maria C.S. de Almeida, Eduardo Alexandrino Medeiros
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101637
Open access
Evaluation of clinicians’ knowledge and use of minimum inhibitory concentration values
Lucy S Witt, Jennifer O Spicer, Eileen Burd, Colleen S Kraft, Ahmed Babiker
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101656
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The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases

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