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

Salmanton-García, Jon, Philipp Koehler, Anupma Kindo, Iker Falces-Romero, Julio García-Rodríguez, Zdeněk Ráčil, Sharon C-A Chen, et al. “Needles in a haystack: Extremely rare invasive fungal infections reported in FungiScopeⓇ-Global Registry for Emerging Fungal Infections.” J Infect 81, no. 5 (November 2020): 802–15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2020.08.015.

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32798532
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Eichenberger, Emily M., Felicia Ruffin, Michael Dagher, Reginald Lerebours, Sin-Ho Jung, Batu Sharma-Kuinkel, Andrew N. Macintyre, et al. “Bacteremia in solid organ transplant recipients as compared to immunocompetent patients: Acute phase cytokines and outcomes in a prospective, matched cohort study.” Am J Transplant, October 31, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.16388.

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33131212
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Sears, Cynthia L., William G. Powderly, Paul G. Auwaerter, Barbara D. Alexander, and Thomas M. File. “Pathways to Leadership: Reflections of Recent Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Leaders During Conception and Launch of the Inclusion, Diversity, Access, and Equity Movement Within the IDSA.” J Infect Dis 222, no. Suppl 6 (September 14, 2020): S554–59. https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiaa297.

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32926740
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Donnelly, J Peter, Sharon C. Chen, Carol A. Kauffman, William J. Steinbach, John W. Baddley, Paul E. Verweij, Cornelius J. Clancy, et al. “Revision and Update of the Consensus Definitions of Invasive Fungal Disease From the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer and the Mycoses Study Group Education and Research Consortium.” Clin Infect Dis 71, no. 6 (September 12, 2020): 1367–76. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciz1008.

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31802125
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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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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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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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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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