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, July 4, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10096-020-03955-z.

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32621149
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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 Intensive Care Unit.” 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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Wesevich, Austin, Granger Sutton, Felicia Ruffin, Lawrence P. Park, Derrick 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, June 3, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1128/JCM.00582-20.

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32493786
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Duin, David van, Cesar A. Arias, Lauren Komarow, Liang Chen, Blake M. Hanson, Gregory Weston, Eric Cober, et al. “Molecular and clinical epidemiology of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales in the USA (CRACKLE-2): a prospective cohort study.” Lancet Infect Dis 20, no. 6 (June 2020): 731–41. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(19)30755-8.

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32151332
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Adamson, Paul C., Mark W. Pandori, Sarah B. Doernberg, Lauren Komarow, Zoe Sund, Thuy Tien T. Tran, David Jensen, et al. “Analytical Evaluation of the Abbott RealTime CT/NG Assay for Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Rectal and Pharyngeal Swabs.” J Mol Diagn 22, no. 6 (June 2020): 811–16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmoldx.2020.03.004.

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32247863
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Black-Maier, Eric, Jonathan P. Piccini, Muath Bishawi, Sean D. Pokorney, Benjamin Bryner, Jacob N. Schroder, Vance G. Fowler, et al. “Lead Extraction for Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Device Infection in Patients With Left Ventricular Assist Devices.” Jacc Clin Electrophysiol 6, no. 6 (June 2020): 672–80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacep.2020.02.006.

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32553217
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Dagher, Michael, Vance G. Fowler, Patty W. Wright, and Milner B. Staub. “A Narrative Review of Early Oral Stepdown Therapy for the Treatment of Uncomplicated Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia: Yay or Nay?” Open Forum Infectious Diseases 7, no. 6 (June 2020): ofaa151. https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofaa151.

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32523971
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