ISSN 1413-8670 printed version
ISSN 1678-4391 online version



Basic information

The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases has, since 1996, a publication of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases and is responsible for publishing original papers in the area of infectious diseases. Communications published in the BJID should be broadly relevant to all aspects of microbiology, infection and immune response to infectious agents.

The BJID ( is published bimonthly by Elsevier.

In addition to the six issues published per year, BJID publishes special supplements.

Its abbreviated title is Braz. j. infect. dis, which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and references.

Having as editor in chief Dr. Carlos Brites, and composed by an editorial board and associate editors highly competent, the BJID is one of the most influential publications in its segment in Brazil and Latin America, with a high impact factor, since its establishment.


Indexing sources

CABI Publishing; Chemical Abstracts (CAS); China Education Publications Import and Export Corporation (CEPIEC); EBSCO Database (Premium Research); Elsevier Science - Bibliographic Databases Division; Embase/Excerpta Medica; Gale Cengage Learning; Index Copernicus International; ISI (Web of Science) - Science Citation Index Expanded (SCISEARCH); Journal Citation Reports (Science Edition); Kessler-Hancok Information Service; Latin America and Caribean Literature of Health Science (LILACS); LATINDEX; Medline/ Index Medicus/Pubmed; Qualis International (CAPES): B3 (International Quality); Redalyc (Network of Scientific Journals of Latin America, Caribbean, Spain and Portugal) SCIELO; SCIRUS (Elsevier); SCOPUS Index; Sociedad Iberoamericana de Información Cientifica (SIIC); Subis Database (SUBIS Bulletin); Swets Blackwell; Teldan Database Production; The US Library of Congress Office; Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory.

The inclusion in these indices and the database is related to its rigorous process of assessment items, with one of the most respected editorial board and an administrative policy of the strictest.


Intellectual Property

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