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

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 Infect Dis 7, no. 6 (June 2020): ofaa151. https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofaa151.

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32523971
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Corneli, Amy, Sara B. Calvert, John H. Powers, Teresa Swezey, Deborah Collyar, Brian Perry, John J. Farley, et al. “Consensus on Language for Advance Informed Consent in Health Care-Associated Pneumonia Clinical Trials Using a Delphi Process.” Jama Netw Open 3, no. 5 (May 1, 2020): e205435. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.5435.

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32442291
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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 26, no. 5 (May 2020): 646.e1-646.e8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmi.2019.10.008.

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31639470
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Dagher, Michael, Felicia Ruffin, Steven Marshall, Magdalena Taracila, Robert A. Bonomo, Rachel Reilly, Vance G. Fowler, and Joshua T. Thaden. “Case Report: Successful Rescue Therapy of Extensively Drug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Osteomyelitis With Cefiderocol.” Open Forum Infect Dis 7, no. 5 (May 2020): ofaa150. https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofaa150.

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Ersoy, Selvi C., Mariam Otmishi, Vanessa T. Milan, Liang Li, Youngju Pak, Jose Mediavilla, Liang Chen, et al. “Scope and Predictive Genetic/Phenotypic Signatures of Bicarbonate (NaHCO3) Responsiveness and β-Lactam Sensitization in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus.” Antimicrob Agents Chemother 64, no. 5 (April 21, 2020). https://doi.org/10.1128/AAC.02445-19.

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Henderson, Heather, Courtney L. Luterbach, Eric Cober, Sandra S. Richter, Robert A. Salata, Robert C. Kalayjian, Richard R. Watkins, et al. “The Pitt Bacteremia Score Predicts Mortality in Nonbacteremic Infections.” Clin Infect Dis 70, no. 9 (April 15, 2020): 1826–33. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciz528.

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Lodise, Thomas P., Susan L. Rosenkranz, Matthew Finnemeyer, Scott Evans, Matthew Sims, Marcus J. Zervos, C Buddy Creech, et al. “The Emperor's New Clothes: PRospective Observational Evaluation of the Association Between Initial VancomycIn Exposure and Failure Rates Among ADult HospitalizEd Patients With Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infections (PROVIDE).” Clin Infect Dis 70, no. 8 (April 10, 2020): 1536–45. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciz460.

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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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Tong, Steven Y. C., David C. Lye, Dafna Yahav, Archana Sud, J Owen Robinson, Jane Nelson, Sophia Archuleta, et al. “Effect of Vancomycin or Daptomycin With vs Without an Antistaphylococcal β-Lactam on Mortality, Bacteremia, Relapse, or Treatment Failure in Patients With MRSA Bacteremia: A Randomized Clinical Trial.” Jama 323, no. 6 (February 11, 2020): 527–37. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2020.0103.

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Hasse, B., M. M. Hannan, P. M. Keller, F. P. Maurer, R. Sommerstein, D. Mertz, D. Wagner, et al. “International Society of Cardiovascular Infectious Diseases Guidelines for the Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of Disseminated Mycobacterium chimaera Infection Following Cardiac Surgery with Cardiopulmonary Bypass.” J Hosp Infect 104, no. 2 (February 2020): 214–35. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2019.10.009.

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