Vance Garrison Fowler, MD

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

Reed, Shelby D., Joëlle Y. Friedman, John J. Engemann, Robert I. Griffiths, Kevin J. Anstrom, Keith S. Kaye, Martin E. Stryjewski, et al. “Costs and outcomes among hemodialysis-dependent patients with methicillin-resistant or methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia..” Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 26, no. 2 (February 2005): 175–83. https://doi.org/10.1086/502523.

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15756889
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Anguera, Ignasi, Jose M. Miro, Isidre Vilacosta, Benito Almirante, Manuel Anguita, Patricia Muñoz, Jose Alberto San Roman, et al. “Aorto-cavitary fistulous tract formation in infective endocarditis: clinical and echocardiographic features of 76 cases and risk factors for mortality..” Eur Heart J 26, no. 3 (February 2005): 288–97. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehi034.

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15618052
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Valente, Anne Marie, Rajiv Jain, Mark Scheurer, Vance G. Fowler, G Ralph Corey, A Resai Bengur, Stephen Sanders, and Jennifer S. Li. “Frequency of infective endocarditis among infants and children with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia..” Pediatrics 115, no. 1 (January 2005): e15–19. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2004-1152.

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15601815
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Chu, Vivian H., Christopher H. Cabell, Elias Abrutyn, G Ralph Corey, Bruno Hoen, Jose M. Miro, Lars Olaison, et al. “Native valve endocarditis due to coagulase-negative staphylococci: report of 99 episodes from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis Merged Database..” Clinical Infectious Diseases : An Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 39, no. 10 (November 2004): 1527–30. https://doi.org/10.1086/424878.

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15546091
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Fowler, V. G., L. H. Mahlbaier, T. B. Ferguson, F. H. Edwards, and E. D. Peterson. “Clinical predictors of major infections following coronary artery bypass surgery.” In Circulation, 110:355–355. LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2004.

Scholars@Duke

Aksoy, O., H. Cabell, V. G. Fowler, A. Wang, V. Chu, P. Pappas, K. J. Anstrom, et al. “Predictors of long-term mortality in patients with infective endocarditis (IE): A propensity score analysis.” In Circulation, 110:567–567. LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2004.

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Chu, V. H., H. Cabell, J. Y. Friedman, S. D. Reed, R. I. Griffiths, K. S. Kaye, D. R. Crosslin, et al. “The clinical and economic impact of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in patients with cardiovascular devices.” In Circulation, 110:566–566. LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2004.

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Fowler, Vance G., George Sakoulas, Lauren M. McIntyre, Venkata G. Meka, Robert D. Arbeit, Christopher H. Cabell, Martin E. Stryjewski, et al. “Persistent bacteremia due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection is associated with agr dysfunction and low-level in vitro resistance to thrombin-induced platelet microbicidal protein..” J Infect Dis 190, no. 6 (September 15, 2004): 1140–49. https://doi.org/10.1086/423145.

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15319865
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Cabell, C. H., and V. G. Fowler. “Repeated echocardiography after the diagnosis of endocarditis: too much of a good thing?.” Heart (British Cardiac Society) 90, no. 9 (September 2004): 975–76. https://doi.org/10.1136/hrt.2003.031328.

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15310673
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Chu, V. H., C. H. Cabell, D. K. Benjamin, E. F. Kuniholm, V. G. Fowler, J. Engemann, D. J. Sexton, G. R. Corey, and A. Wang. “Infective endocarditis: Should diabetic patients be treated more aggressively? Response.” Circulation 110, no. 7 (August 17, 2004): E72–E72.

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