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

Sun, Hsin-Yun, Barbara D. Alexander, Shirish Huprikar, Graeme N. Forrest, Didier Bruno, G Marshall Lyon, Dannah Wray, et al. “Predictors of immune reconstitution syndrome in organ transplant recipients with cryptococcosis: implications for the management of immunosuppression.” Clin Infect Dis 60, no. 1 (January 1, 2015): 36–44. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciu711.

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25210020
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Brasier, Allan R., Yingxin Zhao, Heidi M. Spratt, John E. Wiktorowicz, Hyunsu Ju, L Joseph Wheat, Lindsey Baden, et al. “Improved Detection of Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis Arising during Leukemia Treatment Using a Panel of Host Response Proteins and Fungal Antigens.” Plos One 10, no. 11 (2015): e0143165. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0143165.

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26581097
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Wheat, L Joseph, M Hong Nguyen, Barbara D. Alexander, David Denning, Angela M. Caliendo, G Marshall Lyon, Lindsey R. Baden, et al. “Reply to "Insufficient demonstration of long-term stability of Aspergillus galactomannan".” J Clin Microbiol 52, no. 11 (November 2014): 4119. https://doi.org/10.1128/JCM.02433-14.

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25324241
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Horan, J. L., J. E. Stout, and B. D. Alexander. “Hepatitis B core antibody-positive donors in cardiac transplantation: a single-center experience.” Transpl Infect Dis 16, no. 5 (October 2014): 859–63. https://doi.org/10.1111/tid.12280.

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25154437
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Barker, Adam P., Jennifer L. Horan, E Susan Slechta, Barbara D. Alexander, and Kimberly E. Hanson. “Complexities associated with the molecular and proteomic identification of Paecilomyces species in the clinical mycology laboratory.” Med Mycol 52, no. 5 (July 2014): 537–45. https://doi.org/10.1093/mmy/myu001.

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24687961
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Doligalski, C. T., K. Benedict, A. A. Cleveland, B. Park, G. Derado, P. G. Pappas, J. W. Baddley, D. W. Zaas, M. T. Harris, and B. D. Alexander. “Epidemiology of invasive mold infections in lung transplant recipients.” Am J Transplant 14, no. 6 (June 2014): 1328–33. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.12691.

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24726020
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Wheat, L Joseph, M Hong Nguyen, Barbara D. Alexander, David Denning, Angela M. Caliendo, G Marshall Lyon, Lindsey R. Baden, et al. “Long-term stability at -20 °C of Aspergillus galactomannan in serum and bronchoalveolar lavage specimens.” J Clin Microbiol 52, no. 6 (June 2014): 2108–11. https://doi.org/10.1128/JCM.03500-13.

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24719449
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Rosentul, Diana C., Theo S. Plantinga, Marius Farcas, Marije Oosting, Omar J. M. Hamza, William K. Scott, Barbara D. Alexander, et al. “Role of autophagy genetic variants for the risk of Candida infections.” Med Mycol 52, no. 4 (May 2014): 333–41. https://doi.org/10.1093/mmy/myt035.

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24713404
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Kauffman, C. A., A. G. Freifeld, D. R. Andes, J. W. Baddley, L. Herwaldt, R. C. Walker, B. D. Alexander, et al. “Endemic fungal infections in solid organ and hematopoietic cell transplant recipients enrolled in the Transplant-Associated Infection Surveillance Network (TRANSNET).” Transpl Infect Dis 16, no. 2 (April 2014): 213–24. https://doi.org/10.1111/tid.12186.

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24589027
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