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, 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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Hemmersbach-Miller, M., J. Duronville, S. Sethi, S. E. Miller, D. N. Howell, N. Henshaw, B. D. Alexander, and J. K. Roberts. “Hemorrhagic Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 Nephritis: An Unusual Cause of Acute Allograft Dysfunction.” Am J Transplant 17, no. 1 (January 2017): 287–91. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.14022.

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27545820
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Revankar, Sanjay G., John W. Baddley, Sharon C-A Chen, Carol A. Kauffman, Monica Slavin, Jose A. Vazquez, Carlos Seas, et al. “A Mycoses Study Group International Prospective Study of Phaeohyphomycosis: An Analysis of 99 Proven/Probable Cases.” Open Forum Infect Dis 4, no. 4 (2017): ofx200. https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofx200.

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29766015
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Andes, David R., Nasia Safdar, John W. Baddley, Barbara Alexander, Lisa Brumble, Allison Freifeld, Susan Hadley, et al. “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).” Transpl Infect Dis 18, no. 6 (December 2016): 921–31. https://doi.org/10.1111/tid.12613.

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27643395
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Abril, Maria K., Adam S. Barnett, Kara Wegermann, Eric Fountain, Andrew Strand, Benjamin M. Heyman, Britton A. Blough, et al. “Diagnosis of Capnocytophaga canimorsus Sepsis by Whole-Genome Next-Generation Sequencing.” Open Forum Infect Dis 3, no. 3 (September 2016): ofw144. https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofw144.

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27704003
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Sun, H. Y., B. D. Alexander, and S. Huprikar. “Erratum: Predictors of Immune Reconstitution Syndrome in Organ Transplant Recipients With Cryptococcosis: Implications for the Management of Immunosupression (Clinical Infectious Diseases (2015) 60 (36-44).” Clinical Infectious Diseases 62, no. 12 (June 15, 2016): 1621. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciw246.

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