Vance Garrison Fowler, MD

Professor of Medicine
Florence McAlister 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

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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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.

Scholars@Duke

Stryjewski, Martin E., Vivian H. Chu, Christopher H. Cabell, and Vance G. Fowler. “Issues in the Management of Endocarditis Caused by Resistant Gram-positive Organisms..” Curr Infect Dis Rep 6, no. 4 (August 2004): 283–91. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11908-004-0049-7.

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15265456
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Dodds Ashley, E. S., D. N. Carroll, J. J. Engemann, A. D. Harris, V. G. Fowler, D. J. Sexton, and K. S. Kaye. “Risk factors for postoperative mediastinitis due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus..” Clin Infect Dis 38, no. 11 (June 1, 2004): 1555–60. https://doi.org/10.1086/420819.

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15156442
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Chirouze, C., C. H. Cabell, V. G. Fowler, N. Khayat, L. Olaison, J. M. Miro, G. Habib, et al. “Prognostic factors in 61 cases of Staphylococcus aureus prosthetic valve infective endocarditis from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis merged database..” Clin Infect Dis 38, no. 9 (May 1, 2004): 1323–27. https://doi.org/10.1086/383035.

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15127349
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Woods, Christopher W., Allen C. Cheng, Vance G. Fowler, Mary Moorefield, Joyce Frederick, George Sakoulas, Venkata G. Meka, Fred C. Tenover, Peter Zwadyk, and Kenneth H. Wilson. “Endocarditis caused by Staphylococcus aureus with reduced susceptibility to vancomycin..” Clin Infect Dis 38, no. 8 (April 15, 2004): 1188–91. https://doi.org/10.1086/383027.

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15095227
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Chu, Vivian H., Christopher H. Cabell, Daniel K. Benjamin, Erin F. Kuniholm, Vance G. Fowler, John Engemann, Daniel J. Sexton, G Ralph Corey, and Andrew Wang. “Early predictors of in-hospital death in infective endocarditis..” Circulation 109, no. 14 (April 13, 2004): 1745–49. https://doi.org/10.1161/01.CIR.0000124719.61827.7F.

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15037538
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Cabell, Christopher H., Paul A. Heidenreich, Vivian H. Chu, Christopher M. Moore, Martin E. Stryjewski, G Ralph Corey, and Vance G. Fowler. “Increasing rates of cardiac device infections among Medicare beneficiaries: 1990-1999..” Am Heart J 147, no. 4 (April 2004): 582–86. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2003.06.005.

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15077071
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Califf, Robert M., Vance Fowler, Christopher H. Cabell, and G Ralph Corey. “Novel approaches to clinical trials: device-related infections..” Am Heart J 147, no. 4 (April 2004): 599–604. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2003.12.031.

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15077074
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