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

Patel, RM, Kandefer, S, Walsh, MC, Bell, EF, Carlo, WA, Laptook, AR, Sánchez, PJ, Shankaran, S, Van Meurs, KP, Ball, MB, Hale, EC, Newman, NS, Das, A, Higgins, RD, Stoll, BJ, and Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network, . "Causes and timing of death in extremely premature infants from 2000 through 2011." The New England Journal of Medicine 372, no. 4 (January 2015): 331-340.

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25607427
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Wheat, LJ, Nguyen, MH, Alexander, BD, Denning, D, Caliendo, AM, Lyon, GM, Baden, LR, Marty, FM, Clancy, C, Kirsch, E, Noth, P, Witt, J, Sugrue, M, and Wingard, JR. "Reply to "Insufficient demonstration of long-term stability of Aspergillus galactomannan"." Journal of Clinical Microbiology 52, no. 11 (November 2014): 4119-null. (Letter)

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25324241
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Horan, JL, Stout, JE, and Alexander, BD. "Hepatitis B core antibody-positive donors in cardiac transplantation: A single-center experience." Transplant Infectious Disease 16, no. 5 (October 1, 2014): 859-863.

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Horan, JL, Stout, JE, and Alexander, BD. "Hepatitis B core antibody-positive donors in cardiac transplantation: a single-center experience." Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society 16, no. 5 (October 2014): 859-863.

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25154437
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Barker, AP, Horan, JL, Slechta, ES, Alexander, BD, and Hanson, KE. "Complexities associated with the molecular and proteomic identification of Paecilomyces species in the clinical mycology laboratory." Medical mycology 52, no. 5 (July 2014): 537-545.

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24687961
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Lamoth, F, and Alexander, BD. "Nonmolecular methods for the diagnosis of respiratory fungal infections." Clinics in laboratory medicine 34, no. 2 (June 2014): 315-336. (Review)

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24856530
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Doligalski, CT, Benedict, K, Cleveland, AA, Park, B, Derado, G, Pappas, PG, Baddley, JW, Zaas, DW, Harris, MT, and Alexander, BD. "Epidemiology of invasive mold infections in lung transplant recipients." American Journal of Transplantation : Official Journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons 14, no. 6 (June 2014): 1328-1333.

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24726020
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Wheat, LJ, Nguyen, MH, Alexander, BD, Denning, D, Caliendo, AM, Lyon, GM, Baden, LR, Marty, FM, Clancy, C, Kirsch, E, Noth, P, Witt, J, Sugrue, M, and Wingard, JR. "Long-term stability at -20 °C of Aspergillus galactomannan in serum and bronchoalveolar lavage specimens." Journal of Clinical Microbiology 52, no. 6 (June 2014): 2108-2111.

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24719449
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Rosentul, DC, Plantinga, TS, Farcas, M, Oosting, M, Hamza, OJM, Scott, WK, Alexander, BD, Yang, JC, Laird, GM, Joosten, LAB, van der Meer, JWM, Perfect, JR, Kullberg, B-J, van der Ven, AJAM, Johnson, MD, and Netea, MG. "Role of autophagy genetic variants for the risk of Candida infections." Medical Mycology 52, no. 4 (May 2014): 333-341.

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24713404
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Kauffman, CA, Freifeld, AG, Andes, DR, Baddley, JW, Herwaldt, L, Walker, RC, Alexander, BD, Anaissie, EJ, Benedict, K, Ito, JI, Knapp, KM, Lyon, GM, Marr, KA, Morrison, VA, Park, BJ, Patterson, TF, Schuster, MG, Chiller, TM, and Pappas, PG. "Endemic fungal infections in solid organ and hematopoietic cell transplant recipients enrolled in the Transplant-Associated Infection Surveillance Network (TRANSNET)." Transplant Infectious Disease : an Official Journal of the Transplantation Society 16, no. 2 (April 2014): 213-224.

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24589027
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