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

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.

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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." J Clin Microbiol 48, no. 7 (July 2010): 2373-2380.

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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." Clin Infect Dis 50, no. 12 (June 15, 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." Infect Dis Clin North Am 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." Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 67, no. 1 (May 2010): 22-29.

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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)." Clin Infect Dis 50, no. 8 (April 15, 2010): 1101-1111.

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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." Clin Infect Dis 50, no. 8 (April 15, 2010): 1091-1100.

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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.

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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

Osawa, R, 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, S, House, AA, Houston, S, Wray, D, Huprikar, S, Johnson, LB, Humar, A, Razonable, RR, Fisher, RA, Husain, S, Wagener, MM, and Singh, N. "Identifying predictors of central nervous system disease in solid organ transplant recipients with cryptococcosis." Transplantation 89, no. 1 (January 15, 2010): 69-74.

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20061921
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