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

Hauser, PM, Bille, J, Lass-Flörl, C, Geltner, C, Feldmesser, M, Levi, M, Patel, H, Muggia, V, Alexander, B, Hughes, M, Follett, SA, Cui, X, Leung, F, Morgan, G, Moody, A, Perlin, DS, and Denning, DW. "Multicenter, prospective clinical evaluation of respiratory samples from subjects at risk for Pneumocystis jirovecii infection by use of a commercial real-time PCR assay." Journal of Clinical Microbiology 49, no. 5 (May 2011): 1872-1878.

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21367988
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Person, AK, Kontoyiannis, DP, and Alexander, BD. "Fungal infections in transplant and oncology patients." Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 25, no. 1 (February 2011): 193-213.

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21236398
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Park, BJ, Pappas, PG, Wannemuehler, KA, Alexander, BD, Anaissie, EJ, Andes, DR, Baddley, JW, Brown, JM, Brumble, LM, Freifeld, AG, Hadley, S, Herwaldt, L, Ito, JI, Kauffman, CA, Lyon, GM, Marr, KA, Morrison, VA, Papanicolaou, G, Patterson, TF, Perl, TM, Schuster, MG, Walker, R, Wingard, JR, Walsh, TJ, and Kontoyiannis, DP. "Invasive non-Aspergillus mold infections in transplant recipients, United States, 2001-2006." Emerging Infectious Diseases 17, no. 10 (January 1, 2011): 1855-1864.

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Alexander, BD, Winkler, TP, Shi, S, Ashley, ESD, and Hickey, AJ. "Nebulizer delivery of micafungin aerosols." Pharmacotherapy 31, no. 1 (January 2011): 52-57.

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21182358
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Perfect, JR, Alexander, BD, and Schell, WA. "Phaeohyphomycoses (brown-black moulds)." In Essentials of Clinical Mycology: Second Edition, 305-317. January 1, 2011.

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Sun, H-Y, Alexander, BD, Lortholary, O, Dromer, F, Forrest, GN, Lyon, GM, Somani, J, Gupta, KL, del Busto, R, Pruett, TL, Sifri, CD, Limaye, AP, John, GT, Klintmalm, GB, Pursell, K, Stosor, V, Morris, MI, Dowdy, LA, Munoz, P, Kalil, AC, Garcia-Diaz, J, Orloff, SL, House, AA, Houston, SH, Wray, D, Huprikar, S, Johnson, LB, Humar, A, Razonable, RR, Fisher, RA, Husain, S, Wagener, MM, Singh, N, and Cryptococcal Collaborative Transplant Study Group, . "Unrecognized pretransplant and donor‐derived cryptococcal disease in organ transplant recipients." Clin Infect Dis 51, no. 9 (November 1, 2010): 1062-1069.

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20879857
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Alexander, BD, Smith, PB, Davis, RD, Perfect, JR, and Reller, LB. "The (1,3){beta}-D-glucan test as an aid to early diagnosis of invasive fungal infections following lung transplantation." Journal of Clinical Microbiology 48, no. 11 (November 2010): 4083-4088.

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20720025
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Osawa, R, Alexander, BD, Forrest, GN, Lyon, GM, Somani, J, del Busto, R, Pruett, TL, Sifri, CD, Limaye, AP, Klintmalm, GB, Pursell, K, Stosor, V, Morris, MI, Dowdy, LA, Kalil, AC, Garcia-Diaz, J, Orloff, SL, Houston, SH, Wray, D, Huprikar, S, Johnson, LB, Razonable, RR, Fisher, RA, Wagener, MM, Husain, S, and Singh, N. "Geographic differences in disease expression of cryptococcosis in solid organ transplant recipients in the United States." Ann Transplant 15, no. 4 (October 2010): 77-83.

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21183881
Scholars@Duke

Sun, H-Y, Alexander, BD, Lortholary, O, Dromer, F, Forrest, GN, Lyon, GM, Somani, J, Gupta, KL, Del Busto, R, Pruett, TL, Sifri, CD, Limaye, AP, John, GT, Klintmalm, GB, Pursell, K, Stosor, V, Morris, MI, Dowdy, LA, Muñoz, P, Kalil, AC, Garcia-Diaz, J, Orloff, SL, House, AA, Houston, SH, Wray, D, Huprikar, S, Johnson, LB, Humar, A, Razonable, RR, Fisher, RA, Husain, S, Wagener, MM, Singh, N, and Cryptococcal Collaborative Transplant Study Group, . "Cutaneous cryptococcosis in solid organ transplant recipients." Med Mycol 48, no. 6 (September 2010): 785-791.

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20100136
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Alexander, BD, Schell, WA, Siston, AM, Rao, CY, Bower, WA, Balajee, SA, Howell, DN, Moore, ZS, Noble-Wang, J, Rhyne, JA, Fleischauer, AT, Maillard, JM, Kuehnert, M, Vikraman, D, Collins, BH, Marroquin, CE, and Park, BJ. "Fatal Apophysomyces elegans infection transmitted by deceased donor renal allografts." American Journal of Transplantation : Official Journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons 10, no. 9 (September 2010): 2161-2167.

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20883549
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