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

van Duin, D, Cober, E, Richter, SS, Perez, F, Kalayjian, RC, Salata, RA, Evans, S, Fowler, VG, Bonomo, RA, and Kaye, KS. "Residence in Skilled Nursing Facilities Is Associated with Tigecycline Nonsusceptibility in Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae." Infection control and hospital epidemiology 36, no. 8 (August 2015): 942-948.

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25990806
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Tong, SYC, Davis, JS, Eichenberger, E, Holland, TL, and Fowler, VG. "Staphylococcus aureus infections: epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and management." Clinical microbiology reviews 28, no. 3 (July 2015): 603-661. (Review)

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26016486
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Lauridsen, TK, Park, L, Tong, SYC, Selton-Suty, C, Peterson, G, Cecchi, E, Afonso, L, Habib, G, Paré, C, Tamin, S, Dickerman, S, Bayer, AS, Johansson, MC, Chu, VH, Samad, Z, Bruun, NE, Fowler, VG, and Crowley, AL. "Echocardiographic Findings Predict In-Hospital and 1-Year Mortality in Left-Sided Native Valve Staphylococcus aureus Endocarditis: Analysis From the International Collaboration on Endocarditis-Prospective Echo Cohort Study." Circulation. Cardiovascular imaging 8, no. 7 (July 2015): e003397-.

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26162783
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Messina, JA, Fowler, VG, and Corey, GR. "Oritavancin for acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections." Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy 16, no. 7 (May 2015): 1091-1098. (Review)

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25803197
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van Duin, D, Cober, E, Richter, SS, Perez, F, Kalayjian, RC, Salata, RA, Evans, S, Fowler, VG, Kaye, KS, and Bonomo, RA. "Impact of therapy and strain type on outcomes in urinary tract infections caused by carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae." The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy 70, no. 4 (April 2015): 1203-1211.

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25492391
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Arnold, CJ, Johnson, M, Bayer, AS, Bradley, S, Giannitsioti, E, Miró, JM, Tornos, P, Tattevin, P, Strahilevitz, J, Spelman, D, Athan, E, Nacinovich, F, Fortes, CQ, Lamas, C, Barsic, B, Fernández-Hidalgo, N, Muñoz, P, and Chu, VH. "Candida infective endocarditis: an observational cohort study with a focus on therapy." Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy 59, no. 4 (April 2015): 2365-2373.

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25645855
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Ericson, JE, Thaden, J, Cross, HR, Clark, RH, Fowler, VG, Benjamin, DK, Cohen-Wolkowiez, M, Hornik, CP, Smith, PB, and Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group, . "No survival benefit with empirical vancomycin therapy for coagulase-negative staphylococcal bloodstream infections in infants." The Pediatric infectious disease journal 34, no. 4 (April 2015): 371-375.

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25760564
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Chirouze, C, Alla, F, Fowler, VG, Sexton, DJ, Corey, GR, Chu, VH, Wang, A, Erpelding, M-L, Durante-Mangoni, E, Fernández-Hidalgo, N, Giannitsioti, E, Hannan, MM, Lejko-Zupanc, T, Miró, JM, Muñoz, P, Murdoch, DR, Tattevin, P, Tribouilloy, C, Hoen, B, and ICE Prospective Investigators, . "Impact of early valve surgery on outcome of Staphylococcus aureus prosthetic valve infective endocarditis: analysis in the International Collaboration of Endocarditis-Prospective Cohort Study." Clinical Infectious Diseases: An Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 60, no. 5 (March 2015): 741-749.

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25389255
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Hos, NJ, Rieg, S, Kern, WV, Jonas, D, Fowler, VG, Higgins, PG, Seifert, H, and Kaasch, AJ. "Amino acid alterations in fibronectin binding protein A (FnBPA) and bacterial genotype are associated with cardiac device related infection in Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia." The Journal of infection 70, no. 2 (February 2015): 153-159.

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25246358
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Yan, Q, Ahn, SH, and Fowler, VG. "Macrophage Phagocytosis Assay of Staphylococcus aureus by Flow Cytometry." Bio-protocol 5, no. 4 (February 2015).

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25879046
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