Vance Garrison Fowler, MD

Professor of Medicine
Florence McAlister Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Professor in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Campus mail Duke Box 102359, Hanes House, Trent Drive, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 613-5678
Email address fowle003@mc.duke.edu

Determinants of Outcome in Patients with Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia
Antibacterial Resistance
Pathogenesis of Bacterial Infections
Tropical medicine/International Health

Education and Training

  • Fellow, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Duke University, 1996 - 1999
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 1993 - 1996
  • M.H.S., Duke University, 1999
  • M.D., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 1993

Publications

Eichenberger, Emily M., Michael Dagher, Felicia Ruffin, Lawrence Park, Lisa Hersh, Sumathi Sivapalasingam, Vance G. Fowler, and Brinda C. Prasad. “Complement levels in patients with bloodstream infection due to Staphylococcus aureus or Gram-negative bacteria.” Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 39, no. 11 (November 2020): 2121–31. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10096-020-03955-z.

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32621149
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Theprungsirikul, J., J. T. Thaden, R. M. Wierzbicki, A. S. Burns, S. Skopelja-Gardner, V. G. Fowler, K. L. Winthrop, I. W. Martin, and W. F. C. Rigby. “Low-Avidity Autoantibodies against Bactericidal/Permeability-Increasing Protein Occur in Gram-Negative and Gram-Positive Bacteremia.” Infect Immun 88, no. 10 (September 18, 2020). https://doi.org/10.1128/IAI.00444-20.

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32747603
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Lodise, Thomas P., Nicolas M. Smith, Nick O’Donnell, Ann E. Eakin, Patricia N. Holden, Katie Rose Boissonneault, Jieqiang Zhou, et al. “Determining the optimal dosing of a novel combination regimen of ceftazidime/avibactam with aztreonam against NDM-1-producing Enterobacteriaceae using a hollow-fibre infection model.” J Antimicrob Chemother 75, no. 9 (September 1, 2020): 2622–32. https://doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkaa197.

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32464664
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Wesevich, Austin, Granger Sutton, Felicia Ruffin, Lawrence P. Park, Derrick E. Fouts, Vance G. Fowler, and Joshua T. Thaden. “Newly Named Klebsiella aerogenes (formerly Enterobacter aerogenes) Is Associated with Poor Clinical Outcomes Relative to Other Enterobacter Species in Patients with Bloodstream Infection.” J Clin Microbiol 58, no. 9 (August 24, 2020). https://doi.org/10.1128/JCM.00582-20.

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32493786
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Zhang, Carolyn, Wenchen Song, Helena R. Ma, Xiao Peng, Deverick J. Anderson, Vance G. Fowler, Joshua T. Thaden, Minfeng Xiao, and Lingchong You. “Temporal encoding of bacterial identity and traits in growth dynamics.” Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 117, no. 33 (August 18, 2020): 20202–10. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2008807117.

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32747578
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Kuehl, Richard, Laura Morata, Christian Boeing, Isaac Subirana, Harald Seifert, Siegbert Rieg, Winfried V. Kern, et al. “Defining persistent Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia: secondary analysis of a prospective cohort study.” Lancet Infect Dis, August 4, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30447-3.

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32763194
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Fowler, Vance G., Anita F. Das, Joy Lipka-Diamond, Raymond Schuch, Roger Pomerantz, Luis Jáuregui-Peredo, Adam Bressler, et al. “Exebacase for patients with Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection and endocarditis.” J Clin Invest 130, no. 7 (July 1, 2020): 3750–60. https://doi.org/10.1172/JCI136577.

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Maskarinec, S. A., L. P. Park, F. Ruffin, N. A. Turner, N. Patel, E. M. Eichenberger, D. van Duin, T. Lodise, V. G. Fowler, and J. T. Thaden. “Positive follow-up blood cultures identify high mortality risk among patients with Gram-negative bacteraemia.” Clin Microbiol Infect 26, no. 7 (July 2020): 904–10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmi.2020.01.025.

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32114010
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Bergin, Stephen P., Adrian Coles, Sara B. Calvert, John Farley, John H. Powers, Marcus J. Zervos, Matthew Sims, et al. “PROPHETIC: Prospective Identification of Pneumonia in Hospitalized Patients in the ICU.” Chest, June 29, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2020.06.034.

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32615191
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Choi, Seong-Ho, Michael Dagher, Felicia Ruffin, Lawrence P. Park, Batu K. Sharma-Kuinkel, Maria Souli, Alison M. Morse, et al. “Risk Factors for Recurrent Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia.” Clin Infect Dis, June 21, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa801.

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32564065
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