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) 668-6053
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., Christiaan R. de Vries, Felicia Ruffin, Batu Sharma-Kuinkel, Lawrence Park, David Hong, Erick R. Scott, et al. “Microbial Cell-Free DNA Identifies Etiology of Bloodstream Infections, Persists Longer Than Conventional Blood Cultures, and Its Duration of Detection Is Associated With Metastatic Infection in Patients With Staphylococcus aureus and Gram-Negative Bacteremia.” Clin Infect Dis 74, no. 11 (June 10, 2022): 2020–27. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciab742.

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34460909
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Eichenberger, Emily M., Nicholas Degner, Erick R. Scott, Felicia Ruffin, John Franzone, Batu Sharma-Kuinkel, Pratik Shah, et al. “Microbial Cell-Free DNA Identifies the Causative Pathogen in Infective Endocarditis and Remains Detectable Longer Than Conventional Blood Culture in Patients with Prior Antibiotic Therapy.” Clin Infect Dis, June 10, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciac426.

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35684984
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Howard-Anderson, Jessica, Weixiao Dai, Dafna Yahav, Toshimitsu Hamasaki, Adi Turjeman, Fidi Koppel, Erica Franceschini, et al. “A Desirability of Outcome Ranking Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Seven Versus Fourteen Days of Antibiotics for Uncomplicated Gram-Negative Bloodstream Infection.” Open Forum Infect Dis 9, no. 6 (June 2022): ofac140. https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofac140.

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35615299
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Turner, Nicholas A., Smitha Zaharoff, Heather King, Scott Evans, Toshimitsu Hamasaki, Thomas Lodise, Varduhi Ghazaryan, et al. “Dalbavancin as an option for treatment of S. aureus bacteremia (DOTS): study protocol for a phase 2b, multicenter, randomized, open-label clinical trial.” Trials 23, no. 1 (May 16, 2022): 407. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-022-06370-1.

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35578360
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Holland, Thomas L., Arnold S. Bayer, and Vance G. Fowler. “Persistent MRSA Bacteremia: Resetting the Clock for Optimal Management.” Clin Infect Dis, May 10, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciac364.

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35535790
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Pettigrew, M. M., J. Kwon, J. F. Gent, Y. Kong, M. Wade, D. J. Williams, C. B. Creech, et al. “Comparison of the Respiratory Resistomes and Microbiota in Children Receiving Short versus Standard Course Treatment for Community-Acquired Pneumonia.” Mbio 13, no. 2 (April 26, 2022): e0019522. https://doi.org/10.1128/mbio.00195-22.

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35323040
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Shropshire, William C., An Q. Dinh, Michelle Earley, Lauren Komarow, Diana Panesso, Kirsten Rydell, Sara I. Gómez-Villegas, et al. “Accessory Genomes Drive Independent Spread of Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae Clonal Groups 258 and 307 in Houston, TX.” Mbio 13, no. 2 (April 26, 2022): e0049722. https://doi.org/10.1128/mbio.00497-22.

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35357213
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Ko, Emily R., Ricardo Henao, Katherine Frankey, Elizabeth A. Petzold, Pamela D. Isner, Anja K. Jaehne, Nakia Allen, et al. “Prospective Validation of a Rapid Host Gene Expression Test to Discriminate Bacterial From Viral Respiratory Infection.” Jama Netw Open 5, no. 4 (April 1, 2022): e227299. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.7299.

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35420659
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Camp, Johannes, Tim Filla, Lina Glaubitz, Achim J. Kaasch, Frieder Fuchs, Matt Scarborough, Hong Bin Kim, et al. “Impact of neutropenia on clinical manifestations and outcome of Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection: a propensity score-based overlap weight analysis in two large, prospectively evaluated cohorts.” Clin Microbiol Infect, March 24, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmi.2022.03.018.

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35339677
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Fowler, Vance G., Amanda Jezek, Emily S. Spivak, and Kathy Talkington. “Urgent, Comprehensive Federal Action Needed To Stem Mortality and Medicare Costs Associated With Antimicrobial Resistance.” Clin Infect Dis 74, no. 6 (March 23, 2022): 1107–11. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciab697.

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34617117
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