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, Petzold, EW, Reller, LB, Palmer, SM, Davis, RD, Woods, CW, and Lipuma, JJ. "Survival after lung transplantation of cystic fibrosis patients infected with Burkholderia cepacia complex." Am J Transplant 8, no. 5 (May 2008): 1025-1030.

PMID
18318775
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Singh, N, Lortholary, O, Alexander, BD, and Husain, S. "CNS cryptococcal lesions in solid organ transplant recipients with cryptococcosis." May 2008.

Scholars@Duke

Kontoyiannis, DP, Lewis, RE, Alexander, BD, Lortholary, O, Dromer, F, Gupta, KL, John, GT, Del Busto, R, Klintmalm, GB, Somani, J, Lyon, GM, Pursell, K, Stosor, V, Munoz, P, Limaye, AP, Kalil, AC, Pruett, TL, Garcia-Diaz, J, Humar, A, Houston, S, House, AA, Wray, D, Orloff, S, Dowdy, LA, Fisher, RA, Heitman, J, Albert, ND, Wagener, MM, and Singh, N. "Calcineurin inhibitor agents interact synergistically with antifungal agents in vitro against Cryptococcus neoformans isolates: correlation with outcome in solid organ transplant recipients with cryptococcosis." Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52, no. 2 (February 2008): 735-738.

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18070977
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Singh, N, Alexander, BD, Lortholary, O, Dromer, F, Gupta, KL, John, GT, del Busto, R, Klintmalm, GB, Somani, J, Lyon, GM, Pursell, K, Stosor, V, Muñoz, P, Limaye, AP, Kalil, AC, Pruett, TL, Garcia-Diaz, J, Humar, A, Houston, S, House, AA, Wray, D, Orloff, S, Dowdy, LA, Fisher, RA, Heitman, J, Wagener, MM, and Husain, S. "Pulmonary cryptococcosis in solid organ transplant recipients: clinical relevance of serum cryptococcal antigen." Clin Infect Dis 46, no. 2 (January 15, 2008): e12-e18.

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18171241
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Shepard, JR, Addison, RM, Alexander, BD, Della-Latta, P, Gherna, M, Haase, G, Hall, G, Johnson, JK, Merz, WG, Peltroche-Llacsahuanga, H, Stender, H, Venezia, RA, Wilson, D, Procop, GW, Wu, F, and Fiandaca, MJ. "Multicenter evaluation of the Candida albicans/Candida glabrata peptide nucleic acid fluorescent in situ hybridization method for simultaneous dual-color identification of C. albicans and C. glabrata directly from blood culture bottles." J Clin Microbiol 46, no. 1 (January 2008): 50-55.

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17977998
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Alexander, BD, and Hanson, K. "Infections in the Transplant Recipient." (December 13, 2007): 439-459. (Chapter)

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Cohen-Wolkowiez, M, Benjamin, DK, Fowler, VG, Wade, KC, Alexander, BD, Worley, G, Goldstein, RF, and Smith, PB. "Mortality and neurodevelopmental outcome after Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in infants." Pediatr Infect Dis J 26, no. 12 (December 2007): 1159-1161.

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18043460
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Gellad, ZF, Alexander, BD, Liu, JK, Griffith, BC, Meyer, AM, Johnson, JL, and Muir, AJ. "Severity of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea in solid organ transplant patients." Transpl Infect Dis 9, no. 4 (December 2007): 276-280.

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17635835
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Bressler, AM, Kaye, KS, LiPuma, JJ, Alexander, BD, Moore, CM, Reller, LB, and Woods, CW. "Risk factors for Burkholderia cepacia complex bacteremia among intensive care unit patients without cystic fibrosis: a case-control study." Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28, no. 8 (August 2007): 951-958.

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17620243
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Steinbach, WJ, Addison, RM, McLaughlin, L, Gerrald, Q, Martin, PL, Driscoll, T, Bentsen, C, Perfect, JR, and Alexander, BD. "Prospective Aspergillus galactomannan antigen testing in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients." Pediatr Infect Dis J 26, no. 7 (July 2007): 558-564.

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17596794
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