Sylvia Fernandes de Castro Costa, MD

Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine
Campus mail Dept of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 668-6592

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Duke University, 2004 - 2004
  • Fellow in Infectious Diseases, Medicineq, Yeshiva University New York, 1999 - 2001
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Yeshiva University New York, 1996 - 1999
  • M.D., University of Madrid (Spain), 1995

Publications

Philo, Sarah E., Benjamin D. Anderson, Sylvia F. Costa, Nancy Henshaw, Sarah S. Lewis, John M. Reynolds, Jayanthi Jayakumar, Yvonne C. F. Su, and Gregory C. Gray. “Adenovirus Type 21 Outbreak Among Lung Transplant Patients at a Large Tertiary Care Hospital..” Open Forum Infect Dis 5, no. 8 (August 2018). https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofy188.

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30151413
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Abril, Maria K., Adam S. Barnett, Kara Wegermann, Eric Fountain, Andrew Strand, Benjamin M. Heyman, Britton A. Blough, et al. “Diagnosis of Capnocytophaga canimorsus Sepsis by Whole-Genome Next-Generation Sequencing..” Open Forum Infect Dis 3, no. 3 (September 2016). https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofw144.

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27704003
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Westervelt, Justin D., Barbara D. Alexander, Sylvia F. Costa, Sara E. Miller, David N. Howell, and Stephen R. Smith. “Detection of BK polyomavirus after kidney transplantation: a comparison of urine electron microscopy with plasma polymerase chain reaction..” Clin Transplant 27, no. 1 (January 2013): E42–48. https://doi.org/10.1111/ctr.12048.

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23278388
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Pien, Brian C., Punidha Sundaram, Natalia Raoof, Sylvia F. Costa, Stanley Mirrett, Christopher W. Woods, L Barth Reller, and Melvin P. Weinstein. “The clinical and prognostic importance of positive blood cultures in adults..” Am J Med 123, no. 9 (September 2010): 819–28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2010.03.021.

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20800151
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Mukherjee, S., H. Huang, L. M. Weiss, S. Costa, J. Scharfstein, and H. B. Tanowitz. “Role of vasoactive mediators in the pathogenesis of Chagas' disease.” Frontiers in Bioscience 8 (December 1, 2003).

Scholars@Duke

Mukherjee, Shankar, Huan Huang, Louis M. Weiss, Sylvia Costa, Julio Scharfstein, and Herbert B. Tanowitz. “Role of vasoactive mediators in the pathogenesis of Chagas' disease..” Front Biosci 8 (May 1, 2003): e410–19.

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12700081
Scholars@Duke

Levi, Michael H., John Bartell, Leanne Gandolfo, Sandra C. Smole, Sylvia F. Costa, Louis M. Weiss, Linda K. Johnson, Gerard Osterhout, and Lawrence H. Herbst. “Characterization of Mycobacterium montefiorense sp. nov., a novel pathogenic Mycobacterium from moray eels that is related to Mycobacterium triplex..” J Clin Microbiol 41, no. 5 (May 2003): 2147–52. https://doi.org/10.1128/jcm.41.5.2147-2152.2003.

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12734264
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Herbst, L. H., S. F. Costa, L. M. Weiss, L. K. Johnson, J. Bartell, R. Davis, M. Walsh, and M. Levi. “Granulomatous skin lesions in moray eels caused by a novel Mycobacterium species related to Mycobacterium triplex..” Infect Immun 69, no. 7 (July 2001): 4639–46. https://doi.org/10.1128/IAI.69.7.4639-4646.2001.

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11402008
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Weiss, L. M., S. F. Costa, and H. Zhang. “Microsporidian methionine aminopeptidase type 2..” J Eukaryot Microbiol Suppl (2001): 88S-90S.

PMID
11906093
Scholars@Duke

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