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

Sharma-Kuinkel, BK, Wu, Y, Tabor, DE, Mok, H, Sellman, BR, Jenkins, A, Yu, L, Jafri, HS, Rude, TH, Ruffin, F, Schell, WA, Park, LP, Yan, Q, Thaden, JT, Messina, JA, Fowler, VG, and Esser, MT. "Characterization of alpha-toxin hla gene variants, alpha-toxin expression levels, and levels of antibody to alpha-toxin in hemodialysis and postsurgical patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia." Journal of Clinical Microbiology 53, no. 1 (January 2015): 227-236.

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25392350
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Holland, TL, and Fowler, VG. "Diagnosing endocarditis in patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia--reply." JAMA 313, no. 4 (January 2015): 420-421. (Letter)

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25626044
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Arduino, JM, Kaye, KS, Reed, SD, Peter, SA, Sexton, DJ, Chen, LF, Hardy, NC, Tong, SY, Smugar, SS, Fowler, VG, and Anderson, DJ. "Staphylococcus aureus infections following knee and hip prosthesis insertion procedures." Antimicrobial resistance and infection control 4 (January 2015): 13-.

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28428876
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Eichenberger, EM, Thaden, JT, Sharma-Kuinkel, B, Park, LP, Rude, TH, Ruffin, F, Hos, NJ, Seifert, H, Rieg, S, Kern, WV, Lower, SK, Fowler, VG, and Kaasch, AJ. "Polymorphisms in Fibronectin Binding Proteins A and B among Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Isolates Are Not Associated with Arthroplasty Infection." PloS one 10, no. 11 (January 2015): e0141436-.

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van Duin, D, Cober, ED, Richter, SS, Perez, F, Cline, M, Kaye, KS, Kalayjian, RC, Salata, RA, Evans, SR, Fowler, VG, and Bonomo, RA. "Tigecycline therapy for carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CRKP) bacteriuria leads to tigecycline resistance." Clinical Microbiology and Infection : the Official Publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 20, no. 12 (December 12, 2014): O1117-O1120.

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24931918
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Anderson, DJ, Harris, SR, Godofsky, E, Toriscelli, T, Rude, TH, Elder, K, Sexton, DJ, Pellman, EJ, Mayer, T, Fowler, VG, and Peacock, SJ. "Whole Genome Sequencing of a Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Pseudo-Outbreak in a Professional Football Team." Open forum infectious diseases 1, no. 3 (December 2014): ofu096-.

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25734164
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Holland, T, Fowler, VG, and Shelburne, SA. "Invasive gram-positive bacterial infection in cancer patients." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 59 Suppl 5 (November 2014): S331-S334. (Review)

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Holland, TL, Arnold, C, and Fowler, VG. "Clinical management of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: a review." Jama 312, no. 13 (October 2014): 1330-1341. (Review)

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David, MZ, Daum, RS, Bayer, AS, Chambers, HF, Fowler, VG, Miller, LG, Ostrowsky, B, Baesa, A, Boyle-Vavra, S, Eells, SJ, Garcia-Houchins, S, Gialanella, P, Macias-Gil, R, Rude, TH, Ruffin, F, Sieth, JJ, Volinski, J, and Spellberg, B. "Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia at 5 US academic medical centers, 2008-2011: significant geographic variation in community-onset infections." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 59, no. 6 (September 2014): 798-807.

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Kaasch, AJ, Barlow, G, Edgeworth, JD, Fowler, VG, Hellmich, M, Hopkins, S, Kern, WV, Llewelyn, MJ, Rieg, S, Rodriguez-Baño, J, Scarborough, M, Seifert, H, Soriano, A, Tilley, R, Tőrők, ME, Weiß, V, Wilson, APR, and Thwaites, GE. "Corrigendum to ‘Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection: A pooled analysis of five prospective, observational studies’ [J Infect 68 (2014) 242–251]." Journal of Infection 69, no. 3 (September 2014): 306-307.

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