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

Permpalung, Nitipong, Tany Thaniyavarn, Jennifer L. Saullo, Sana Arif, Rachel A. Miller, John M. Reynolds, and Barbara D. Alexander. “Oral and Inhaled Ribavirin Treatment for Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection in Lung Transplant Recipients.” Transplantation 104, no. 6 (June 2020): 1280–86. https://doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000002985.

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31568275
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Stemler, Jannik, Jon Salmanton-García, Danila Seidel, Barbara D. Alexander, Hartmut Bertz, Martin Hoenigl, Raoul Herbrecht, et al. “Risk factors and mortality in invasive Rasamsonia spp. infection: Analysis of cases in the FungiScope® registry and from the literature.” Mycoses 63, no. 3 (March 2020): 265–74. https://doi.org/10.1111/myc.13039.

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31769549
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Saullo, Jennifer L., Yanhong Li, Julia A. Messina, Jillian Thompson, Tara Dalton, Vinay K. Giri, Shelby D. Reed, et al. “Cytomegalovirus in Allogeneic Hematopoietic Transplantation: Impact on Costs and Clinical Outcomes Using a Preemptive Strategy.” Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 26, no. 3 (March 2020): 568–80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2019.11.005.

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31712193
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Hemmersbach-Miller, Marion, Barbara D. Alexander, Carl F. Pieper, and Kenneth E. Schmader. “Age matters: older age as a risk factor for CMV reactivation in the CMV serostatus-positive kidney transplant recipient.” Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 39, no. 3 (March 2020): 455–63. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10096-019-03744-3.

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31758441
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Baker, Arthur W., Eileen K. Maziarz, Christopher J. Arnold, Melissa D. Johnson, Adrienne D. Workman, John M. Reynolds, John R. Perfect, and Barbara D. Alexander. “Invasive Fungal Infection After Lung Transplantation: Epidemiology in the Setting of Antifungal Prophylaxis.” Clin Infect Dis 70, no. 1 (January 1, 2020): 30–39. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciz156.

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30801642
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Sears, Cynthia L., Thomas M. File, Barbara D. Alexander, Daniel P. McQuillen, Ann T. MacIntyre, Upton D. Allen, Jonathan A. Colasanti, et al. “Charting the Path Forward: Development, Goals and Initiatives of the 2019 Infectious Diseases of America Strategic Plan.” Clin Infect Dis 69, no. 12 (November 27, 2019): e1–7. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciz1040.

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31620782
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Hemmersbach-Miller, Marion, Barbara D. Alexander, Debra L. Sudan, Carl Pieper, and Kenneth E. Schmader. “Infections after kidney transplantation. Does age matter?” Clin Transplant 33, no. 4 (April 2019): e13516. https://doi.org/10.1111/ctr.13516.

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30849194
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Chung, Shimin Jasmine, Rachel Ann Miller, Nitipong Permpalung, Arthur Wakefield Baker, Louis Frederic Diehl, David Alan Rizzieri, and Barbara Dudley Alexander. “Fluoroquinolone prophylaxis reduces febrile neutropenia, bloodstream infections from mucosal translocations, and intensive care admissions in high risk hematological patients, a single center experience.” Leuk Lymphoma 60, no. 2 (February 2019): 488–92. https://doi.org/10.1080/10428194.2018.1488252.

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30126315
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Mullane, Kathleen M., Drew J. Winston, Ajay Nooka, Michele I. Morris, Patrick Stiff, Michael J. Dugan, Henry Holland, et al. “A Randomized, Placebo-controlled Trial of Fidaxomicin for Prophylaxis of Clostridium difficile-associated Diarrhea in Adults Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation.” Clin Infect Dis 68, no. 2 (January 7, 2019): 196–203. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciy484.

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29893798
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Hemmersbach-Miller, Marion, Barbara D. Alexander, Debra L. Sudan, Carl Pieper, and Kenneth E. Schmader. “Single-center analysis of infectious complications in older adults during the first year after kidney transplantation.” Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 38, no. 1 (January 2019): 141–48. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10096-018-3405-5.

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30353487
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