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

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). 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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Messina, Julia A., Cameron R. Wolfe, Marion Hemmersbach-Miller, Carmelo Milano, Jamie L. Todd, John Reynolds, Barbara D. Alexander, Wiley A. Schell, Christina A. Cuomo, and John R. Perfect. “Genomic characterization of recurrent mold infections in thoracic transplant recipients..” Transpl Infect Dis 20, no. 5 (October 2018). https://doi.org/10.1111/tid.12935.

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29851203
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Schell, Wiley A., A. M. Jones, Katyna Borroto-Esoda, and Barbara D. Alexander. “Antifungal Activity of SCY-078 and Standard Antifungal Agents against 178 Clinical Isolates of Resistant and Susceptible Candida Species..” Antimicrob Agents Chemother 61, no. 11 (November 2017). https://doi.org/10.1128/AAC.01102-17.

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28827419
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Lamoth, Frederic, Shimin J. Chung, Lauro Damonti, and Barbara D. Alexander. “Changing Epidemiology of Invasive Mold Infections in Patients Receiving Azole Prophylaxis..” Clin Infect Dis 64, no. 11 (June 1, 2017): 1619–21. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/cix130.

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28199491
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Lockhart, Shawn R., Mahmoud A. Ghannoum, and Barbara D. Alexander. “Establishment and Use of Epidemiological Cutoff Values for Molds and Yeasts by Use of the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute M57 Standard..” J Clin Microbiol 55, no. 5 (May 2017): 1262–68. https://doi.org/10.1128/JCM.02416-16.

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28202791
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Baker, Arthur W., Sarah S. Lewis, Barbara D. Alexander, Luke F. Chen, Richard J. Wallace, Barbara A. Brown-Elliott, Pamela J. Isaacs, et al. “Two-Phase Hospital-Associated Outbreak of Mycobacterium abscessus: Investigation and Mitigation..” Clin Infect Dis 64, no. 7 (April 1, 2017): 902–11. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciw877.

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28077517
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Schell, W. A., A. M. Jones, E. P. Garvey, W. J. Hoekstra, R. J. Schotzinger, and B. D. Alexander. “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..” Antimicrob Agents Chemother 61, no. 3 (March 2017). https://doi.org/10.1128/AAC.01817-16.

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27956419
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