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

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.

PMID
20883549
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Harrison, E, Stalhberger, T, Whelan, R, Sugrue, M, Wingard, JR, Alexander, BD, Follett, SA, Bowyer, P, Denning, DW, and Aspergillus Technology Consortium (AsTeC), . "Aspergillus DNA contamination in blood collection tubes." Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 67, no. 4 (August 2010): 392-394.

PMID
20638611
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Pfeiffer, CD, Garcia-Effron, G, Zaas, AK, Perfect, JR, Perlin, DS, and Alexander, BD. "Breakthrough invasive candidiasis in patients on micafungin." Journal of Clinical Microbiology 48, no. 7 (July 2010): 2373-2380.

PMID
20421445
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Baddley, JW, Andes, DR, Marr, KA, Kontoyiannis, DP, Alexander, BD, Kauffman, CA, Oster, RA, Anaissie, EJ, Walsh, TJ, Schuster, MG, Wingard, JR, Patterson, TF, Ito, JI, Williams, OD, Chiller, T, and Pappas, PG. "Factors associated with mortality in transplant patients with invasive aspergillosis." Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 50, no. 12 (June 2010): 1559-1567.

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20450350
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Person, AK, Kontoyiannis, DP, and Alexander, BD. "Fungal infections in transplant and oncology patients." Infectious Disease Clinics of North America 24, no. 2 (June 2010): 439-459. (Review)

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20466278
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Wulff-Burchfield, E, Schell, WA, Eckhardt, AE, Pollack, MG, Hua, Z, Rouse, JL, Pamula, VK, Srinivasan, V, Benton, JL, Alexander, BD, Wilfret, DA, Kraft, M, Cairns, CB, Perfect, JR, and Mitchell, TG. "Microfluidic platform versus conventional real-time polymerase chain reaction for the detection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae in respiratory specimens." Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease 67, no. 1 (May 2010): 22-29.

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20227222
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Kontoyiannis, DP, Marr, KA, Park, BJ, Alexander, BD, Anaissie, EJ, Walsh, TJ, Ito, J, Andes, DR, Baddley, JW, Brown, JM, Brumble, LM, Freifeld, AG, Hadley, S, Herwaldt, LA, Kauffman, CA, Knapp, K, Lyon, GM, Morrison, VA, Papanicolaou, G, Patterson, TF, Perl, TM, Schuster, MG, Walker, R, Wannemuehler, KA, Wingard, JR, Chiller, TM, and Pappas, PG. "Prospective surveillance for invasive fungal infections in hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients, 2001-2006: overview of the Transplant-Associated Infection Surveillance Network (TRANSNET) Database." Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 50, no. 8 (April 2010): 1091-1100.

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20218877
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Nowell, L, Moran, C, Smith, PB, Seed, P, Alexander, BD, Cotten, CM, Wiener, JS, and Benjamin, DK. "Prevalence of renal anomalies after urinary tract infections in hospitalized infants less than 2 months of age." J Perinatol 30, no. 4 (April 2010): 281-285.

PMID
19812586
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Sun, HY, Alexander, BD, Singh, N, and Gp, CCT. "Early-Onset Cryptococcosis in Solid Organ Transplant (SOT) Recipients." April 2010.

Scholars@Duke

Pappas, PG, Alexander, BD, Andes, DR, Hadley, S, Kauffman, CA, Freifeld, A, Anaissie, EJ, Brumble, LM, Herwaldt, L, Ito, J, Kontoyiannis, DP, Lyon, GM, Marr, KA, Morrison, VA, Park, BJ, Patterson, TF, Perl, TM, Oster, RA, Schuster, MG, Walker, R, Walsh, TJ, Wannemuehler, KA, and Chiller, TM. "Invasive fungal infections among organ transplant recipients: results of the Transplant-Associated Infection Surveillance Network (TRANSNET)." Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 50, no. 8 (April 2010): 1101-1111.

PMID
20218876
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