Barbara Dudley Alexander, MD

Professor of Medicine
Professor of Pathology
Campus mail 315 Trent Drive, Hanes House, Room 163A, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 668-0789
Email address alexa011@mc.duke.edu

Clinical research related to infectious complications of solid organ and bone marrow transplantation, with a particular interest in the treatment and rapid diagnosis of fungal disease.

Education and Training

  • Fellow, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Duke University, 1996 - 1998
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 1993 - 1996
  • M.D., East Carolina University, 1993

Publications

Schell, WA, Jones, AM, Borroto-Esoda, K, and Alexander, BD. "Antifungal Activity of SCY-078 and Standard Antifungal Agents against 178 Clinical Isolates of Resistant and Susceptible Candida Species." Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy 61, no. 11 (November 2017).

PMID
28827419
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Lamoth, F, Chung, SJ, Damonti, L, and Alexander, BD. "Changing Epidemiology of Invasive Mold Infections in Patients Receiving Azole Prophylaxis." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 64, no. 11 (June 2017): 1619-1621.

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28199491
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Lockhart, SR, Ghannoum, MA, and Alexander, BD. "Establishment and Use of Epidemiological Cutoff Values for Molds and Yeasts by Use of the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute M57 Standard." Journal of clinical microbiology 55, no. 5 (May 2017): 1262-1268. (Review)

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28202791
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Baker, AW, Lewis, SS, Alexander, BD, Chen, LF, Wallace, RJ, Brown-Elliott, BA, Isaacs, PJ, Pickett, LC, Patel, CB, Smith, PK, Reynolds, JM, Engel, J, Wolfe, CR, Milano, CA, Schroder, JN, Davis, RD, Hartwig, MG, Stout, JE, Strittholt, N, Maziarz, EK, Saullo, JH, Hazen, KC, Walczak, RJ, Vasireddy, R, Vasireddy, S, McKnight, CM, Anderson, DJ, and Sexton, DJ. "Two-Phase Hospital-Associated Outbreak of Mycobacterium abscessus: Investigation and Mitigation." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 64, no. 7 (April 2017): 902-911.

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28077517
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Schell, WA, Jones, AM, Garvey, EP, Hoekstra, WJ, Schotzinger, RJ, and Alexander, BD. "Fungal CYP51 Inhibitors VT-1161 and VT-1129 Exhibit Strong In Vitro Activity against Candida glabrata and C. krusei Isolates Clinically Resistant to Azole and Echinocandin Antifungal Compounds." Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy 61, no. 3 (March 2017).

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27956419
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Hemmersbach-Miller, M, Duronville, J, Sethi, S, Miller, SE, Howell, DN, Henshaw, N, Alexander, BD, and Roberts, JK. "Hemorrhagic Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 Nephritis: An Unusual Cause of Acute Allograft Dysfunction." American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons 17, no. 1 (January 2017): 287-291.

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27545820
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Andes, DR, Safdar, N, Baddley, JW, Alexander, B, Brumble, L, Freifeld, A, Hadley, S, Herwaldt, L, Kauffman, C, Lyon, GM, Morrison, V, Patterson, T, Perl, T, Walker, R, Hess, T, Chiller, T, Pappas, PG, and TRANSNET Investigators, . "The epidemiology and outcomes of invasive Candida infections among organ transplant recipients in the United States: results of the Transplant-Associated Infection Surveillance Network (TRANSNET)." Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society 18, no. 6 (December 2016): 921-931.

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27643395
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Abril, MK, Barnett, AS, Wegermann, K, Fountain, E, Strand, A, Heyman, BM, Blough, BA, Swaminathan, AC, Sharma-Kuinkel, B, Ruffin, F, Alexander, BD, McCall, CM, Costa, SF, Arcasoy, MO, Hong, DK, Blauwkamp, TA, Kertesz, M, Fowler, VG, and Kraft, BD. "Diagnosis of Capnocytophaga canimorsus Sepsis by Whole-Genome Next-Generation Sequencing." Open forum infectious diseases 3, no. 3 (September 2016): ofw144-.

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27704003
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"Sun HY, et al (Clin Infect Dis 2015; 60:36–44)." Clinical Infectious Diseases 62, no. 12 (June 15, 2016): 1621.2-1621.

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Lamoth, F, Damonti, L, and Alexander, BD. "Role of Antifungal Susceptibility Testing in Non-Aspergillus Invasive Mold Infections." Journal of clinical microbiology 54, no. 6 (June 2016): 1638-1640.

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27008871
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