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
Pathogenesis of Bacterial Infections
Infections due to Resistant Gram Positive Organisms
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 at Chapel Hill, 1993

Publications

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 bacteremia.” Clin Microbiol Infect, February 27, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmi.2020.01.025.

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32114010
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Pericàs, Juan M., Carlos Cervera, Cristina Garcia-de-la-Mària, Batu K. Sharma-Kuinkel, Rachelle Gonzales, Asunción Moreno, Manel Almela, et al. “Relationship between Vancomycin MIC and Virulence Gene Expression in Clonal Complexes of Methicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus Strains Isolated from Left-Sided Endocarditis.” Antimicrob Agents Chemother 64, no. 3 (February 21, 2020). https://doi.org/10.1128/AAC.01579-19.

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31907181
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Souli, Maria, Felicia Ruffin, Seong-Ho Choi, Lawrence P. Park, Shengli Gao, Nicholas Christopoulos Lent, Batu K. Sharma-Kuinkel, et al. “Changing Characteristics of Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia: Results From a 21-Year, Prospective, Longitudinal Study.” Clin Infect Dis 69, no. 11 (November 13, 2019): 1868–77. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciz112.

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Shelburne, S. A., R. W. Dib, B. T. Endres, R. Reitzel, X. Li, A. Kalia, P. Sahasrabhojane, et al. “Whole-genome sequencing of Staphylococcus epidermidis bloodstream isolates from a prospective clinical trial reveals that complicated bacteraemia is caused by a limited number of closely related sequence types.” Clin Microbiol Infect, October 19, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmi.2019.10.008.

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Turner, Nicholas A., Steven C. Grambow, Christopher W. Woods, Vance G. Fowler, Rebekah W. Moehring, Deverick J. Anderson, and Sarah S. Lewis. “Epidemiologic Trends in Clostridioides difficile Infections in a Regional Community Hospital Network.” Jama Netw Open 2, no. 10 (October 2, 2019): e1914149. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.14149.

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Mba Medie, Felix, Batu K. Sharma-Kuinkel, Felicia Ruffin, Liana C. Chan, Maura Rossetti, Yu-Ling Chang, Lawrence P. Park, et al. “Genetic variation of DNA methyltransferase-3A contributes to protection against persistent MRSA bacteremia in patients.” Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 116, no. 40 (October 1, 2019): 20087–96. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1909849116.

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Lydon, Emily C., Ricardo Henao, Thomas W. Burke, Mert Aydin, Bradly P. Nicholson, Seth W. Glickman, Vance G. Fowler, et al. “Validation of a host response test to distinguish bacterial and viral respiratory infection.” Ebiomedicine 48 (October 2019): 453–61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ebiom.2019.09.040.

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Casillas-Ituarte, Nadia N., Alex C. DiBartola, Megan J. Broughton, Lumarie Pérez-Guzmán, Robert M. Wheeler, Makoto Ibaraki, B Alexis Lower, et al. “Fibrinogen binding is affected by amino acid substitutions in C-terminal repeat region of fibronectin binding protein A.” Sci Rep 9, no. 1 (August 12, 2019): 11619. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-48031-5.

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Evans, Scott R., Thuy Tien T. Tran, Andrea M. Hujer, Carol B. Hill, Kristine M. Hujer, Jose R. Mediavilla, Claudia Manca, et al. “Rapid Molecular Diagnostics to Inform Empiric Use of Ceftazidime/Avibactam and Ceftolozane/Tazobactam Against Pseudomonas aeruginosa: PRIMERS IV.” Clin Infect Dis 68, no. 11 (May 17, 2019): 1823–30. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciy801.

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Evans, Scott R., Dean Follmann, Ying Liu, Thomas Holland, Sarah B. Doernberg, Nadine Rouphael, Toshimitsu Hamasaki, et al. “Sequential, Multiple-Assignment, Randomized Trials for COMparing Personalized Antibiotic StrategieS (SMART-COMPASS).” Clin Infect Dis 68, no. 11 (May 17, 2019): 1961–67. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciy912.

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