Gabriel A Schmunis

Summary

Affiliation: Pan American Health Organization
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Congenital Chagas disease: estimating the potential risk in the United States
    Zaida E Yadon
    Health Surveillance, Disease Prevention and Control, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037 2895, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:927-33. 2009
  2. pmc Risk for transfusion-transmitted infectious diseases in Central and South America
    G A Schmunis
    Pan American Health Organization, Washington, D C, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 4:5-11. 1998
  3. ncbi [Risk of Chagas disease through transfusions in the Americans]
    G A Schmunis
    Oficina Sanitaria Panamericana OrganizaciĆ³n Mundial de la Salud, Washington DC, USA
    Medicina (B Aires) 59:125-34. 1999
  4. ncbi Prevention of transfusional Trypanosoma cruzi infection in Latin America
    G A Schmunis
    Regional Office of the World Health Organization, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037 2895, USA
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 94:93-101. 1999
  5. ncbi Transfusion-transmitted infectious diseases in Argentina, 1995 through 1997
    G A Schmunis
    Pan American Health Organization, Regional Office of the World Health Organization for the Americas, Washington, DC, USA
    Transfusion 40:1048-53. 2000
  6. pmc Safety of the blood supply in Latin America
    Gabriel A Schmunis
    Pan American Health Organization, Regional Office of the World Health Organization for the Americas, 525 23rd St, N W, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 18:12-29. 2005
  7. ncbi Epidemiology of Chagas disease in non-endemic countries: the role of international migration
    Gabriel A Schmunis
    Pan American Health Organization World Health Organization, 525 23rd Street, NW Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 102:75-85. 2007
  8. ncbi Safety of blood supply in the Caribbean countries: role of screening blood donors for markers of hepatitis B and C viruses
    Jose R Cruz
    Pan American Health Organization, Regional Office of the World Health Organization for the Americas 525 23rd St, NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Clin Virol 34:S75-80. 2005
  9. doi Chagas disease: a Latin American health problem becoming a world health problem
    Gabriel A Schmunis
    Health Surveillance, Disease Prevention and Control, Pan American Health Organization, Regional Office of the World Health Organization, 525 23th Street N W, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Acta Trop 115:14-21. 2010
  10. ncbi Prevention of blood-borne diseases in Bolivia, 1993-2002
    Gabriel A Schmunis
    Pan American Health Organization World Health Organization, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:803-8. 2008

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi Congenital Chagas disease: estimating the potential risk in the United States
    Zaida E Yadon
    Health Surveillance, Disease Prevention and Control, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037 2895, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:927-33. 2009
    ..A high rate of cure is achieved, almost 100%, when the offspring is treated early. Health authorities, professional associations, physicians, and Hispanic groups should pay more attention to the subject...
  2. pmc Risk for transfusion-transmitted infectious diseases in Central and South America
    G A Schmunis
    Pan American Health Organization, Washington, D C, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 4:5-11. 1998
    ..Laws to regulate blood transfusion practices have been enacted in Bolivia, Guatemala, and Peru. However, donor screening still needs to improve for one or more diseases in most countries...
  3. ncbi [Risk of Chagas disease through transfusions in the Americans]
    G A Schmunis
    Oficina Sanitaria Panamericana OrganizaciĆ³n Mundial de la Salud, Washington DC, USA
    Medicina (B Aires) 59:125-34. 1999
    ....
  4. ncbi Prevention of transfusional Trypanosoma cruzi infection in Latin America
    G A Schmunis
    Regional Office of the World Health Organization, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037 2895, USA
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 94:93-101. 1999
    ..In the same year, in seven countries of South America, the screening prevented the transfusion of 36,017 infected units and 7, 201 potential cases of transfusional infection...
  5. ncbi Transfusion-transmitted infectious diseases in Argentina, 1995 through 1997
    G A Schmunis
    Pan American Health Organization, Regional Office of the World Health Organization for the Americas, Washington, DC, USA
    Transfusion 40:1048-53. 2000
    ....
  6. pmc Safety of the blood supply in Latin America
    Gabriel A Schmunis
    Pan American Health Organization, Regional Office of the World Health Organization for the Americas, 525 23rd St, N W, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 18:12-29. 2005
    ..In addition, countries did not report the number of voluntary donors who were repeat donors, i.e., the healthiest category. In spite of progress made, more improvements are needed...
  7. ncbi Epidemiology of Chagas disease in non-endemic countries: the role of international migration
    Gabriel A Schmunis
    Pan American Health Organization World Health Organization, 525 23rd Street, NW Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 102:75-85. 2007
    ..cruzi infection, prevent tainting the blood supply with T. cruzi, and implement secondary prevention of congenital Chagas disease...
  8. ncbi Safety of blood supply in the Caribbean countries: role of screening blood donors for markers of hepatitis B and C viruses
    Jose R Cruz
    Pan American Health Organization, Regional Office of the World Health Organization for the Americas 525 23rd St, NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Clin Virol 34:S75-80. 2005
    ..Proper blood donor recruitment and selection, and adequate laboratory screening for infectious markers diminish the risk of transfusion-transmitted infections...
  9. doi Chagas disease: a Latin American health problem becoming a world health problem
    Gabriel A Schmunis
    Health Surveillance, Disease Prevention and Control, Pan American Health Organization, Regional Office of the World Health Organization, 525 23th Street N W, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Acta Trop 115:14-21. 2010
    ..cruzi infected donors. In addition, an infrastructure that assures detection and treatment of acute and chronic cases as well as congenital infection should be developed...
  10. ncbi Prevention of blood-borne diseases in Bolivia, 1993-2002
    Gabriel A Schmunis
    Pan American Health Organization World Health Organization, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:803-8. 2008
    ..Screening for Chagas disease prevented transfusion of 10,661 tainted units and 2,133 infections from 1999 to 2002. From 1996-2002, the investment was US$1,108,000...