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

Abril, MK, Barnett, AS, Wegermann, K, Fountain, E, Strand, A, Heyman, BM, Blough, BA, Swaminathan, AC, Sharma-Kuinkel, B, Ruffin, F, Alexander, BD, McCall, CM, Costa, SF, Arcasoy, MO, Hong, DK, Blauwkamp, TA, Kertesz, M, Fowler, VG, and Kraft, BD. "Diagnosis of Capnocytophaga canimorsus Sepsis by Whole-Genome Next-Generation Sequencing." Open Forum Infectious Diseases 3, no. 3 (September 2016): ofw144-null.

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27704003
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Westervelt, JD, Alexander, BD, Costa, SF, Miller, SE, Howell, DN, and Smith, SR. "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-E48.

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23278388
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Westervelt, JD, Alexander, BD, Costa, SF, Miller, SE, Howell, DN, and Smith, SR. "Detection of BK polyomavirus after kidney transplantation: A comparison of urine electron microscopy with plasma polymerase chain reaction." Clinical Transplantation 27, no. 1 (2013): E42-E48.

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Pien, BC, Sundaram, P, Raoof, N, Costa, SF, Mirrett, S, Woods, CW, Reller, LB, and Weinstein, MP. "The clinical and prognostic importance of positive blood cultures in adults." Am J Med 123, no. 9 (September 2010): 819-828.

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20800151
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Costa, SF, and Alexander, BD. "Non-Aspergillus fungal pneumonia in transplant recipients." Clin Chest Med 26, no. 4 (December 2005): 675-vii. (Review)

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16263405
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Mukherjee, S, Huang, H, Weiss, LM, Costa, S, Scharfstein, J, and Tanowitz, HB. "Role of vasoactive mediators in the pathogenesis of Chagas' disease. (Published online)" Front Biosci 8 (May 1, 2003): e410-e419. (Review)

PMID
12700081
Scholars@Duke

Levi, MH, Bartell, J, Gandolfo, L, Smole, SC, Costa, SF, Weiss, LM, Johnson, LK, Osterhout, G, and Herbst, LH. "Characterization of Mycobacterium montefiorense sp. nov., a novel pathogenic Mycobacterium from moray eels that is related to Mycobacterium triplex." Journal of Clinical Microbiology 41, no. 5 (May 2003): 2147-2152.

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12734264
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Mukherjee, S, Huang, H, Weiss, LM, Costa, S, Scharfstein, J, and Tanowitz, HB. "Role of vasoactive mediators in the pathogenesis of Chagas' disease." Frontiers in Bioscience 8 (2003): e411-e420.

Scholars@Duke

Herbst, LH, Costa, SF, Weiss, LM, Johnson, LK, Bartell, J, Davis, R, Walsh, M, and Levi, M. "Granulomatous skin lesions in moray eels caused by a novel Mycobacterium species related to Mycobacterium triplex." Infection and Immunity 69, no. 7 (July 2001): 4639-4646.

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11402008
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Weiss, LM, Costa, SF, and Zhang, H. "Microsporidian methionine aminopeptidase type 2." The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology Suppl (January 2001): 88S-90S.

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11906093
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