William M Stauffer

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Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Presumptive treatment and medical screening for parasites in refugees resettling to the United States
    William M Stauffer
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street SE, Mayo Building D407, MMC 250, Minneapolis, MN, 55455, USA
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 15:222-31. 2013
  2. pmc Sexually transmitted infections in newly arrived refugees: is routine screening for Neisseria gonorrheae and Chlamydia trachomatis infection indicated?
    William M Stauffer
    Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:292-5. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of malaria screening in newly arrived refugees to the United States by microscopy and rapid antigen capture enzyme assay
    William M Stauffer
    Division of Infectious Disease and International Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:948-50. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Pre-departure and post-arrival management of P. falciparum malaria in refugees relocating from sub-Saharan Africa to the United States
    William M Stauffer
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:141-6. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Emerging clinical issues in refugees
    William M Stauffer
    Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases and International Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 22:436-42. 2009
  6. pmc Diagnostic performance of rapid diagnostic tests versus blood smears for malaria in US clinical practice
    William M Stauffer
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:908-13. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and incidence of Entamoeba histolytica infection in South Africa and Egypt
    William Stauffer
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Arch Med Res 37:266-9. 2006
  8. pmc Impact of global health residency training on medical knowledge of immigrant health
    Ashley Balsam Bjorklund
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:405-8. 2011
  9. pmc Financial implications of refugee malaria: the impact of pre-departure presumptive treatment with anti-malarial drugs
    Stefan Collinet-Adler
    Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:458-63. 2007
  10. pmc Maltreatment of Strongyloides infection: case series and worldwide physicians-in-training survey
    David R Boulware
    Division of Infectious Disease and International Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Am J Med 120:545.e1-8. 2007

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  1. doi request reprint Presumptive treatment and medical screening for parasites in refugees resettling to the United States
    William M Stauffer
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street SE, Mayo Building D407, MMC 250, Minneapolis, MN, 55455, USA
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 15:222-31. 2013
    ..It is imperative for clinicians serving this population to be familiar with interventions received by refugees, since previous treatment will impact screening, diagnostic evaluation, and treatment decisions...
  2. pmc Sexually transmitted infections in newly arrived refugees: is routine screening for Neisseria gonorrheae and Chlamydia trachomatis infection indicated?
    William M Stauffer
    Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:292-5. 2012
    ..Overall prevalence of Chlamydia (0.6%) and gonorrhea (0.2%) infection was low, which indicated that routine screening may not be indicated. However, further research on this subject is encouraged...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of malaria screening in newly arrived refugees to the United States by microscopy and rapid antigen capture enzyme assay
    William M Stauffer
    Division of Infectious Disease and International Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:948-50. 2006
    ..The empiric treatment program has decreased the rate of imported asymptomatic malaria. Blood film and rapid antigen testing are poor screening tests...
  4. ncbi request reprint Pre-departure and post-arrival management of P. falciparum malaria in refugees relocating from sub-Saharan Africa to the United States
    William M Stauffer
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:141-6. 2008
    ..Presumptive therapy is not currently recommended for either non-falciparum malaria or for refugees relocating from areas outside sub-Saharan Africa...
  5. doi request reprint Emerging clinical issues in refugees
    William M Stauffer
    Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases and International Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 22:436-42. 2009
    ..g. immigrants, refugees, travelers) has certain characteristics that determine public health risk and infectious disease burden. Refugees present unique challenges to public health officials and infectious disease specialists...
  6. pmc Diagnostic performance of rapid diagnostic tests versus blood smears for malaria in US clinical practice
    William M Stauffer
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:908-13. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the diagnostic performance of a RDT approved by the US Food and Drug Administration compared with traditional thick and thin blood smears for malaria diagnosis...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and incidence of Entamoeba histolytica infection in South Africa and Egypt
    William Stauffer
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Arch Med Res 37:266-9. 2006
    ..Further studies are needed to determine the burden of infection and disease in Africa...
  8. pmc Impact of global health residency training on medical knowledge of immigrant health
    Ashley Balsam Bjorklund
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:405-8. 2011
    ..9). A formal GHP curriculum was associated with improved knowledge regarding common parasitic infections and the risk of iatrogenic morbidity and mortality due to strongyloidiasis...
  9. pmc Financial implications of refugee malaria: the impact of pre-departure presumptive treatment with anti-malarial drugs
    Stefan Collinet-Adler
    Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:458-63. 2007
    ..Overseas presumptive therapy has greater cost-benefits than U.S. based screening and treatment strategies...
  10. pmc Maltreatment of Strongyloides infection: case series and worldwide physicians-in-training survey
    David R Boulware
    Division of Infectious Disease and International Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Am J Med 120:545.e1-8. 2007
    ..The persistence of infection, increasing international travel, lack of familiarity by health care providers, and potential for iatrogenic hyperinfection all make strongyloidiasis an important emerging infection...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hearing hoofbeats, thinking zebras: five diseases common among refugees that Minnesota physicians need to know about
    William M Stauffer
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, USA
    Minn Med 90:42-6. 2007
    ..The diseases discussed are strongyloides, schistosomiasis, malaria, hepatitis B, and tuberculosis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Serial testing of refugees for latent tuberculosis using the QuantiFERON-gold in-tube: effects of an antecedent tuberculin skin test
    Cristina A Baker
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:628-33. 2009
    ..The QFT-GIT shows the potential to replace the TST for LTBI screening in refugees from tuberculosis-endemic areas...
  13. ncbi request reprint When the market fails, the poor pay
    Mrinal M Patnaik
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, USA
    Minn Med 90:38-40. 2007
  14. ncbi request reprint Screening of international immigrants, refugees, and adoptees
    William M Stauffer
    Regions Hospital Healthpartners, Center for International Health and International Travel Clinic, 640 Jackson Street, Saint Paul, MN 55101, USA
    Prim Care 29:879-905. 2002
    ..A more organized screening system that emphasizes evidence-based and population-specific screening protocols and better communication between international, federal, state, and local levels is needed in the United States...
  15. doi request reprint The Nepalese shepherd
    Mrinal M Patnaik
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Travel Med 16:68-71. 2009
    ..This case report attempts to present a brief overview of some of the difficulties associated with the treatment of patients with a high disease burden...
  16. doi request reprint Preparing children for international travel
    William Stauffer
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Travel Med Infect Dis 6:101-13. 2008
    ..These guidelines are based on available pediatric travel-related research, appropriately extrapolated adult and pediatric research, currently accepted practice standards, and expert opinion and experiences...
  17. ncbi request reprint Initial refugee health assessments. New recommendations for Minnesota
    Susan Dicker
    Minnesota Department of Health s Refugee Health Program, MN, USA
    Minn Med 93:45-8. 2010
    ..The guidelines take into account the ability of the screening clinic to provide ongoing care or assure the patient's transition to primary care...
  18. pmc Strongyloides hyperinfection presenting as acute respiratory failure and gram-negative sepsis
    Ashley M Newberry
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, USA
    Chest 128:3681-4. 2005
    ..Typically, patients present with pulmonary symptoms but subsequently acquire Gram-negative sepsis. Several cases have been noted in Minnesota, and their presentation, diagnostic evaluation, and clinical outcomes were reviewed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Medical screening of immigrant children
    William M Stauffer
    Pediatric and Medicine Faculty, Regions Hospital Healthpartners, Center for International Health and International Travel Clinic and Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 42:763-73. 2003
  20. ncbi request reprint Malaria among refugee children at arrival in the United States
    Stacene R Maroushek
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:450-2. 2005
    ..This study was performed to determine the prevalence of malaria among asymptomatic children from West Africa...
  21. ncbi request reprint Entamoeba histolytica: an update
    William Stauffer
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease and International Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 16:479-85. 2003
    ..Understanding the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and the molecular and genetic biology of the organism will not only lead to improved diagnostic and treatment options but, ultimately, to the development of a safe and efficacious vaccine...
  22. ncbi request reprint Traveling with infants and young children. Part III: travelers' diarrhea
    William M Stauffer
    Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN, USA
    J Travel Med 9:141-50. 2002
  23. ncbi request reprint Traveling with infants and children. Part 2: immunizations
    William M Stauffer
    Department Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Center for International Health and International Travel Clinic, Regions Hospital, St Paul, USA
    J Travel Med 9:82-90. 2002
  24. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of malaria in children
    William Stauffer
    Division of Infectious Disease and International Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 37:1340-8. 2003
    ..Medical regimens can include mefloquine, atovaquone-proguanil, sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine, quinine or quinidine, clindamycin, doxycycline, chloroquine, and primaquine...
  25. ncbi request reprint Seizures in a 20-month-old native of Minnesota: a case of neurocysticercosis
    Rajal Mody
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 21:860-2. 2005
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  26. pmc Multicenter study to evaluate the OptiMAL test for rapid diagnosis of malaria in U.S. hospitals
    Carol J Palmer
    University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:5178-82. 2003
    ..The overall conclusion was that integration of the OptiMAL rapid malaria test into the U.S. health care infrastructure would provide an important and easy-to-use tool for the timely diagnosis of malaria...
  27. pmc Possible autochthonous malaria from Marseille to Minneapolis
    Barbara Doudier
    Hopital Nord, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1236-8. 2007
    ..Both infections occurred after a stay near Marseille, which raises the possibility of autochthonous transmission. Entomologic and genotypic investigations are described...
  28. ncbi request reprint Traveling with infants and children. Part IV: insect avoidance and malaria prevention
    William M Stauffer
    Regions Hospital Center for International Health and International Travel Clinic, 640 Jackson Street, St Paul, Minnesota 55101, USA
    J Travel Med 10:225-40. 2003
  29. ncbi request reprint Biliary liver flukes (Opisthorchiasis and Clonorchiasis) in immigrants in the United States: often subtle and diagnosed years after arrival
    William M Stauffer
    Pediatric and Medicine Faculty, Regions Hospital Healthpartners, Center for International Health and International Travel Clinic, 640 Jackson Street, St Paul, MN 55101, USA
    J Travel Med 11:157-9. 2004
    ..It was noted that several cases presenting at our center had been in the US for prolonged periods. This prompted us to retrospectively review cases of liver fluke infection diagnosed at our facility...
  30. ncbi request reprint Pediatric malaria in the developing world
    Andrea P Summer
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 16:105-15. 2005
    ..Control measures depend on the use of insecticide-treated bednets, early identification and treatment of symptomatic individuals, and intermittent preventive therapy. Progress continues toward the development of a useful vaccine...
  31. pmc Hypereosinophilic syndrome and mepolizumab
    David R Boulware
    N Engl J Med 358:2839; author reply 2839-40. 2008
  32. ncbi request reprint Parasitic central nervous system infections in immunocompromised hosts: clarification of malaria diagnosis
    William M Stauffer
    Clin Infect Dis 43:114-5; author reply 115-6. 2006
  33. ncbi request reprint Health risks in travelers to China: the GeoSentinel experience and implications for the 2008 Beijing Olympics
    Xiaohong M Davis
    Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:4-8. 2008
    ..Tropical and parasitic diseases were rare. Pre-travel consultation for China travelers should be individualized according to these findings...