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)
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Impact Factor 2019
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Vol. 24. Issue 6.
Pages 479-584 (November - December 2020)
Original articles
Total antibiotic use in a state-wide area and resistance patterns in Brazilian hospitals: an ecologic study
Ícaro Boszczowski, Francisco Chiaravalloti Neto, Marta Blangiardo, Oswaldo Santos Baquero, Geraldine Madalosso, Denise Brandão de Assis, Thais Olitta, Anna S. Levin
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:479-88
Open access
Invasive pneumococcal disease in children with cancer: Incidence density, risk factors and isolated serotypes
Pedro Mendes Lages, Fabianne Carlesse, Bruno Cruz Boettger, Antônio Carlos Campos Pignatari, Antônio Sérgio Petrilli, Maria Isabel de Moraes-Pinto
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:489-96
Open access
Limitations in daily activities, risk awareness, social participation, and pain in patients with HTLV-1 using the SALSA and Participation scales
Cintia Yolette Urbano Pauxis Aben-Athar, Denise da Silva Pinto, Sandra Souza Lima, Izaura Maria Vieira Cayres Vallinoto, Ricardo Ishak, Antonio Carlos Rosário Vallinoto
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:497-504
Open access
Inhibition of Brazilian ZIKV strain replication in primary human placental chorionic cells and cervical cells treated with nitazoxanide
Audrien A.A. de Souza, Lauana R. Torres, Lyana R.P. Lima, Vanessa de Paula, José J. Barros, Maria da Gloria Bonecini-Almeida, Mariana Caldas Waghabi, Marcelo A. Gardel, Marcelo Meuser-Batista, Elen M. de Souza
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:505-16
Open access
Toxoplasmosis in pregnancy: a clinical, diagnostic, and epidemiological study in a referral hospital in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Bianca Balzano De La Fuente Villar, Elizabeth de Souza Neves, Virginia Clare Louro, Juliana Frazão Lessa, Danielle Nascimento Rocha, Leonardo Henrique Ferreira Gomes, Saint Clair Gomes Junior, José Paulo Pereira, Maria Elisabeth Lopes Moreira, Letícia da Cunha Guida
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:517-23
Open access
Clinical usefulness of tomographic standards for COVID-19 pneumonia diagnosis: Experience from a Brazilian reference center
Rafael D. Grando, Vicente B. Brentano, Ana P. Zanardo, Felipe T. Hertz, Luís C. Anflor Júnior, Jônatas F. Prietto dos Santos, Gabriela S. Galvão, Alexandre P. Zavascki, Marcelo B. Gazzana
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:524-33
Open access
Open Article
Ovarian hormones influence immune response to Staphylococcus aureus infection
Clarissa Leal Silva e Souza, Hellen Braga Martins Oliveira, Manoel N. Santos Júnior, Mariângela de Oliveira Silva, Igor Lopes Coqueiro, Ícaro Bonyek Santos da Silva, Guilherme Barreto Campos, Robson Amaro Augusto da Silva, Telma de Jesus Soares, Márcio Vasconcelos de Oliveira, Jorge Timenetsky, Lucas Miranda Marques
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:534-44
Open access
The heterogeneic distribution of Helicobacter pylori cag pathogenicity island reflects different pathologies in multiracial Malaysian population
Alfizah Hanafiah, Shaza Azlin Razak, Hui-min Neoh, Noraziah Mohamad Zin, Bruno S. Lopes
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:545-51
Open access
Review article
Molecular mechanisms of organ damage in sepsis: an overview
Grażyna Sygitowicz, Dariusz Sitkiewicz
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:552-60
Open access
Case report
SARS-CoV-2 leading to acute pancreatitis: an unusual presentation
Amanda Mandarino Alves, Erika Yuki Yvamoto, Maira Andrade Nacimbem Marzinotto, Ana Cristina de Sá Teixeira, Flair José Carrilho
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:561-4
Open access
Open Article
Brief communications
SARS-CoV-2 viremia may predict rapid deterioration of COVID-19 patients
Cuiyan Tan, Songbiao Li, Yingjian Liang, Meizhu Chen, Jing Liu
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:565-9
Open access
Open Article
Setting up hospital care provision to patients with COVID-19: lessons learnt at a 2400-bed academic tertiary center in São Paulo, Brazil
Beatriz Perondi, Anna Miethke-Morais, Amanda C. Montal, Leila Harima, Aluisio C. Segurado
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:570-4
Open access
Open Article
First report of human astrovirus MLB2 in Brazil detected in feces of children with acute gastroenteritis living in the state of Roraima, Northern Brazil
Alberto Ignacio Olivares Olivares, Marcia Terezinha Baroni de Moraes, Herika Caroline Fernandes de Queiroz, Yan Cardoso Pimenta, José Paulo Gagliardi Leite
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:575-9
Open access
Letters to the editor
COVID-19 in children: a case report of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C) in São Paulo, Brazil
Elaine Monteiro Matsuda, Sinvaldo Alves dos Santos, Marcia Jorge Castejon, Cintia Mayumi Ahagon, Ivana Barros de Campos, Luís Fernando de Macedo Brígido
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:580-2
Open access
Open Article
Concerns about COVID-19 and arboviral (chikungunya, dengue, zika) concurrent outbreaks
Mateus Santana do Rosário, Isadora Cristina de Siqueira
Braz J Infect Dis. 2020;24:583-4
Open access
Open Article
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