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

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

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Impact factor 2019
1.971
Citescore

CiteScore measures average citations received per document published.

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Citescore 2019
3.2
SJR

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.

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SJR 2019
0.737
SNIP

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

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SNIP 2019
0.898
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Issue
Vol. 25. Issue 2.
(March - April 2021)
Editorial
One year after the arrival of COVID-19 in Latin America: what have we learned in Brazil and other countries?
Sergio Cimerman, Alberto Chebabo, Clovis Arns da Cunha, Alfonso J. Rodríguez-Morales
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101571
Open access
Open Article
Original articles
Innovative approaches to improve serodiagnosis of Strongyloides stercoralis infection
Marcelo Arantes Levenhagen, Patrícia Tiemi Fujimura, Fabiana de Almeida Araújo Santos, Lara Vecchi, Renata Pereira Alves-Balvedi, Ana Graci Brito Madurro, João Marcos Madurro, Julia Maria Costa-Cruz, Luiz Ricardo Goulart
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101545
Open access
Topical Oxygen Jet Therapy (TOJT) for treating infected chronic surgical wounds
Maria Helena Otaviano, Mauro Salles, Ting Hui Ching, Josilene Lopes Dettoni, Ieda Guedes Simões Coulibaly, Erika Tiemi Fukunaga, Mônica Antar Gamba, José Cássio de Moraes
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101547
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Active surveillance of carbapenem-resistant Gram-negative healthcare-associated infections in a low-middle-income country city
Viviane Maria de Carvalho Hessel Dias, Daniela Maria Waszak da Silva, Marion Burger, Alcides Augusto Souto de Oliveira, Patrícia de Jesus Capelo, Fabio Augusto da Rocha Specian, Marianna Cavina de Figueiredo, Felipe Francisco Tuon, Cristina Pellegrino Baena
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101540
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Analytical and clinical performance of molecular assay used by the Brazilian public laboratory network to detect and discriminate Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya viruses in blood
Marisa O. Ribeiro, Daniela T. Godoy, Marcela Fontana-Maurell, Elaine M. Costa, Elisabete F. Andrade, Daniele R. Rocha, Antônio G.P. Ferreira, Rodrigo Brindeiro, Amilcar Tanuri, Patrícia Alvarez
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101542
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Hydroxychloroquine with azithromycin in patients hospitalized for mild and moderate COVID-19
Elisa Baranski Lamback, Monica Amorim de Oliveira, Andrea Ferreira Haddad, André Filipe Marcondes Vieira, Armando Leão Ferreira Neto, Taciana da Silva Maia, Juliana de Rezende Chrisman, Pedro Pimenta de Mello Spineti, Marco Antonio de Mattos, Eduardo Costa
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101549
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Open Article
Evaluation of a strategy for identification of hepatitis C virus carriers in outpatient and emergency units: contribution to the microelimination of hepatitis C in Brazil
Rodrigo Gardona, Flavia Appel, Samara Ercolin, Roberto J. Carvalho-Filho, Dulce A. Barbosa, Maria Lucia Ferraz
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101546
Open access
Antimicrobial stewardship in the outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) setting: the impact of prescription assessment by an infectious diseases specialist
Valéria Cassettari, Newton Novato, Maria Helena Flesch Onuchic
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101560
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Serum ferritin at admission in hospitalized COVID-19 patients as a predictor of mortality
Katia Lino, Gabriel Macedo Costa Guimarães, Lilian Santos Alves, Any Caroline Oliveira, Renan Faustino, Cintia Souza Fernandes, Gleiser Tupinambá, Thalia Medeiros, Andrea Alice da Silva, Jorge Reis Almeida
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101569
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Open Article
Efficacy of COVID-19 outbreak management in a skilled nursing facility based on serial testing for early detection and control
Pedro M.M. Garibaldi, Natasha N. Ferreira, Glenda R. Moraes, José C. Moura, Danillo L.A. Espósito, Gustavo J. Volpe, Rodrigo T. Calado, Benedito A.L. Fonseca, Marcos C. Borges
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101570
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Open Article
A real-life study of the positive response to DAA-based therapies for hepatitis C in Brazil
Simone Monzani Vivaldini, Rachel Abraão Ribeiro, Gláucio Mosimann Júnior, Karen Cristine Tonini, Gerson Fernando Mendes Pereira, Wildo Navegantes de Araújo
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101573
Open access
Innate and Th1/Th17 adaptive immunity in acute and convalescent Brazilian borreliosis disease
Virginia Lucia Nazario Bonoldi, Natalino Hajime Yoshinari, Patrícia Antônia Estima Abreu de Aniz, Rosa Maria Rodrigues Pereira
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101575
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Case reports
Metagenomic next-generation sequencing (mNGS) for diagnostically challenging infectious diseases in patients with acute leukemia
Marcia Garnica, Ligia Camera Pierrotti, Paula Vanessa de Oliveira, Mariana Mazzi, Alberto Chebabo
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101548
Open access
Two cases of neural tube defects with dolutegravir use at conception in south Brazil
Regis Kreitchmann, Fernando Rocha de Oliveira, Eduardo Sprinz
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101572
Open access
Brief communications
Validation of the GeneXpert Xpress SARS-CoV-2 PCR assay using saliva as biological specimen
Sara Nunes Vaz, Daniele Souza de Santana, Eduardo Martins Netto, Wei-Kung Wang, Carlos Brites
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101543
Open access
Open Article
Predictors of sarcopenia in young hospitalized patients living with HIV
Thaise Sanches de Almeida, Arthur Fernandes Cortez, Mônica Rodrigues da Cruz, Vívian Pinto de Almeida
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101574
Open access
Clinical images
Posaconazole for lobomycosis
Alessandro C. Pasqualotto, Sergio D. Jaskulski Filho, Maria G. de Sena, Auri F. dos Santos, Marilia M.S. Severo
Braz J Infect Dis. 2021;25:101576
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