Kathryn M. Edwards, M.D.

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kathryn.edwards@vanderbilt.edu

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Faculty Appointments
Professor of Pediatrics Sarah H. Sell and Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair
Education
M.D., Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Office Address
CCC-5323 MCN
Vanderbilt University
21st Ave S
Nashville, KY 37232
Research Keywords
Evaluation of the safety and effectiveness of vaccines Assessing the burden of respiratory viral diseases
Publications
Rock MT, Yoder SM, Talbot TR, Edwards KM, Crowe JE. Adverse events after smallpox immunizations are associated with alterations in systemic cytokine levels. J. Infect. Dis [print-electronic]. 2004 Apr 4/15/2004; 189(8): 1401-10. PMID: 15073677, PII: JID31505, DOI: 10.1086/382510, ISSN: 0022-1899.

Edwards KM, Halasa NB. Commentary: is pertussis disease increasing?. Int J Epidemiol. 2004 Apr; 33(2): 365-6. PMID: 15082641, PII: 33/2/365, DOI: 10.1093/ije/dyh066, ISSN: 0300-5771.

Frisbie B, Tang YW, Griffin M, Poehling K, Wright PF, Holland K, Edwards KM. Surveillance of childhood influenza virus infection: what is the best diagnostic method to use for archival samples?. J. Clin. Microbiol. 2004 Mar; 42(3): 1181-4. PMID: 15004072, PMCID: PMC356859, ISSN: 0095-1137.

Talbot TR, Ziel E, Doersam JK, LaFleur B, Tollefson S, Edwards KM. Risk of vaccinia transfer to the hands of vaccinated persons after smallpox immunization. Clin. Infect. Dis [print-electronic]. 2004 Feb 2/15/2004; 38(4): 536-41. PMID: 14765347, PII: CID32263, DOI: 10.1086/381205, ISSN: 1537-6591.

Halasa NB, Griffin MR, Zhu Y, Edwards KM. Differences in antibiotic prescribing patterns for children younger than five years in the three major outpatient settings. J. Pediatr. 2004 Feb; 144(2): 200-5. PMID: 14760262, PII: S0022-3476(03)00773-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2003.10.053, ISSN: 0022-3476.

Williams JV, Harris PA, Tollefson SJ, Halburnt-Rush LL, Pingsterhaus JM, Edwards KM, Wright PF, Crowe JE. Human metapneumovirus and lower respiratory tract disease in otherwise healthy infants and children. N. Engl. J. Med. 2004 Jan 1/29/2004; 350(5): 443-50. PMID: 14749452, PMCID: PMC1831873, PII: 350/5/443, DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa025472, ISSN: 1533-4406.

Halasa NB, Barr FE, Johnson JE, Edwards KM. Fatal pulmonary hypertension associated with pertussis in infants: does extracorporeal membrane oxygenation have a role?. Pediatrics. 2003 Dec; 112(6 Pt 1): 1274-8. PMID: 14654596, ISSN: 1098-4275.

Edwards KM, Griffin MR. Great expectations for a new vaccine. N. Engl. J. Med. 2003 Oct 10/2/2003; 349(14): 1312-4. PMID: 14523138, PII: 349/14/1312, DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp038102, ISSN: 1533-4406.

Edwards KM. Pertussis: an important target for maternal immunization. Vaccine. 2003 Jul 7/28/2003; 21(24): 3483-6. PMID: 12850365, PII: S0264410X03003566, ISSN: 0264-410X.

Talbot TR, Bredenberg HK, Smith M, LaFleur BJ, Boyd A, Edwards KM. Focal and generalized folliculitis following smallpox vaccination among vaccinia-naive recipients. JAMA. 2003 Jun 6/25/2003; 289(24): 3290-4. PMID: 12824211, PII: 289/24/3290, DOI: 10.1001/jama.289.24.3290, ISSN: 1538-3598.

Halasa NB, Griffin MR, Zhu Y, Edwards KM. Decreased number of antibiotic prescriptions in office-based settings from 1993 to 1999 in children less than five years of age. Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. 2002 Nov; 21(11): 1023-8. PMID: 12442023, DOI: 10.1097/01.inf.0000036085.65178.e1, ISSN: 0891-3668.

Nakamura MM, Rohling KL, Shashaty M, Lu H, Tang YW, Edwards KM. Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage in the community pediatric population. Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. 2002 Oct; 21(10): 917-22. PMID: 12394812, DOI: 10.1097/01.inf.0000034269.20759.d7, ISSN: 0891-3668.

Poehling KA, Griffin MR, Dittus RS, Tang YW, Holland K, Li H, Edwards KM. Bedside diagnosis of influenzavirus infections in hospitalized children. Pediatrics. 2002 Jul; 110(1 Pt 1): 83-8. PMID: 12093950, ISSN: 1098-4275.

Griffin MR, Coffey CS, Neuzil KM, Mitchel EF, Wright PF, Edwards KM. Winter viruses: influenza- and respiratory syncytial virus-related morbidity in chronic lung disease. Arch. Intern. Med. 2002 Jun 6/10/2002; 162(11): 1229-36. PMID: 12038940, PII: ioi10382, ISSN: 0003-9926.

Peters TR, Edwards KM. Pneumococcal vaccines: present and future. Pediatr Ann. 2002 Apr; 31(4): 261-8. PMID: 11966249, ISSN: 0090-4481.

Neuzil KM, Zhu Y, Griffin MR, Edwards KM, Thompson JM, Tollefson SJ, Wright PF. Burden of interpandemic influenza in children younger than 5 years: a 25-year prospective study. J. Infect. Dis [print-electronic]. 2002 Jan 1/15/2002; 185(2): 147-52. PMID: 11807687, PII: JID010903, DOI: 10.1086/338363, ISSN: 0022-1899.

Griffin MR, Coffey CS, Neuzil KM, Mitchel EF Jr, Wright PF, Edwards KM. Winter viruses: influenza and respiratory syncytial virus related morbidity in chronic lung disease. Arch Intern Med. 2002; 162(11): 1229-36.

Poehling KA, Griffin MR, Dittus RS, Tang YW, Holland K, Li H, Edwards KM. Bedside diagnosis of influenzavirus infections in hospitalized children. Pediatrics. 2002; 110 (1Pt 1): 83-8.

Neuzil KM, Zhu Y, Griffin MR, Edwards KM, Thompson JM, Tollefson SJ, Wright PF. Burden of interpandemic influenza in children younger than 5 years: a 25-year prospective study. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2002; 185 (2)((Jan 15)): 145-52.

Edwards KM, Cynamon MH, Voladri RK, Hager CC, DeStefano MS, Tham KT, Lakey DL, Bochan MR, Kernodle DS. Iron-cofactored superoxide dismutase inhibits host responses to Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2001 Dec 12/15/2001; 164(12): 2213-9. PMID: 11751190, DOI: 10.1164/ajrccm.164.12.2106093, ISSN: 1073-449X.

Edwards KM. Development, acceptance, and use of immunologic correlates of protection in monitoring the effectiveness of combination vaccines. Clin. Infect. Dis. 2001 Dec 12/15/2001; 33 Suppl 4: S274-7. PMID: 11709759, PII: CID001067, DOI: 10.1086/322562, ISSN: 1058-4838.

Poehling KA, Speroff T, Dittus RS, Griffin MR, Hickson GB, Edwards KM. Predictors of influenza virus vaccination status in hospitalized children. Pediatrics. 2001 Dec; 108(6): E99. PMID: 11731626, PII: 108/6/e99, ISSN: 1098-4275.

Dodd DA, Burger J, Edwards KM, Dummer JS. Varicella in a pediatric heart transplant population on nonsteroid maintenance immunosuppression. Pediatrics. 2001 Nov; 108(5): E80. PMID: 11694664, PII: 108/5/e80, ISSN: 1098-4275.

Neuzil KM, Dupont WD, Wright PF, Edwards KM. Efficacy of inactivated and cold-adapted vaccines against influenza A infection, 1985 to 1990: the pediatric experience. Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. 2001 Aug; 20(8): 733-40. PMID: 11734733, ISSN: 0891-3668.

Edwards KM. Is pertussis a frequent cause of cough in adolescents and adults? Should routine pertussis immunization be recommended?. Clin. Infect. Dis [print-electronic]. 2001 Jun 6/15/2001; 32(12): 1698-9. PMID: 11360209, PII: CID001649, DOI: 10.1086/320762, ISSN: 1058-4838.

Edwards KM, Decker MD. Combination vaccines. Infect. Dis. Clin. North Am. 2001 Mar; 15(1): 209-30. PMID: 11301816, ISSN: 0891-5520.

Poehling KA, Edwards KM. Prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of influenza: current and future options. Curr. Opin. Pediatr. 2001 Feb; 13(1): 60-4. PMID: 11176246, ISSN: 1040-8703.

Rennels MB, Edwards KM, Keyserling HL, Reisinger K, Blatter MM, Quataert SA, Madore DV, Chang I, Malinoski FJ, Hackell JG, Paradiso PR. Safety and immunogenicity of four doses of Neisseria meningitidis group C vaccine conjugated to CRM197 in United States Infants. Pediatric Infectious Disease. 2001; 20: 153-9.

Robinson DA, Edwards KM, Waites KB, Briles DE, Crain MJ, Hollingshead SK. Clones of streptococcus pneumoniae isolated from nasopharyngeal carriage and invasive disease in young children in central Tennessee. Journal Infectious Disease. 2001; 183: 1501-7.

Poehling KA, Speroff T, Dittus RS, Griffin MR, Hickson GB, Edwards KM. Predictors of influenza virus vaccination status in hospitalized children. Pediatrics. 2001; 108 (6)((Dec)): 99.

Edwards KM,Keuzil KM, Dupont WD, Wright PF. Efficacy of inactivated and cold-adapted vaccines against influenza A infection, 1985 to 1990: the pediatric experience. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2001; 20:((Aug)): 733-40.

Edwards KM, Cynamon MH, Voladri RKR, Hager CC, DeStefano M.D., Tham KT, Lakey DL, Bouchan MR, Kernodle DS. Iron-cofactored superoxide dismutase inhibits host responses to Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2001; 164((Dec 15)): 2213-9.

Edwards KM. Development, acceptance, and use of immunologic correlates of protection in monitoring the effectiveness of combination vaccines. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2001; 33 Suppl 4((Dec 15)).

Poehling KA, Edwards KM. Prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of influenza: current and future options. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2001; 13 (1)((Feb)): 60-4.

Schuchat A, Hilier S, Edwards D, Schrag S, Labbok M. Early opportunities for prevention: infections of pregnant women and young infants. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2001; 7 (3 Suppl): 532.

Edwards KM, Poehling KA. Influenza virus continues to pose new challenges. Pediatrics. 2001; 108 (4)((Oct)): 1004-5.

Dodd DA, Burger J, Edwards KM, Dummer JS. Varicella in a pediatric heart transplant population on nonsteroid maintenance immunosuppression. Pediatrics. 2001; 108 (5)((Nov)): 80.

Johnson CN, Benjamin WH, Gray BM, Crain MC, Edwards KM, Waites KB. In vitro activity of ABT-773, telithromycin and eight other antimicrobials against erythromycin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae respiratory isolates of children. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2001; 18 (6)((Dec)): 531-5.

Pichichero ME, Anderson EL, Rennels MB, Edwards KM, England JA. Fifth vaccination with diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis is beneficial in four to six year olds. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2001; 20 (4)((April)): 427-33.

Edwards KM. Is pertussis a frequent cause of cough in adolescents and adults? Should routine pertussis immunization be recommended?. Clinical Infectious Disease. 2001; 32 (12)((June 15)): 1698-9.

Kaplan SL, Patterson L, Eddwards KM, Azimi PH, Bradley JS, Blumer JL, Tan TQ, Lobeck FG, Anderson DC. Linezolid for the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia in hospitalized children. Linezolid Pediatric Pneumonia Study Group. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2001; 20 (5)((May)): 488-94.

Decker MD, Edwards KM. Reply. J Pediatr. 2001; 138: 613.

Edwards KM, Decker MD. Combination vaccines. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2001; 15: 209-30.

Neuzil KM, Edwards KM, Reed GW. Seroepidemiology of pertussis in senior adults. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2001; 32 (5): 847-8.

Peters TR, Edwards KM. Cervical lymphadenopathy and adenitis. Pediatr Rev. 2000 Dec; 21(12): 399-405. PMID: 11121496, ISSN: 1526-3347.

Peters TR, Edwards KM. The pneumococcal protein conjugate vaccines. J. Pediatr. 2000 Sep; 137(3): 416-20. PMID: 10969270, PII: S0022-3476(00)11331-9, DOI: 10.1067/mpd.2000.109114, ISSN: 0022-3476.

Lawton AR, Edwards KM, Thomas KT. Reply. J. Pediatr. 2000 Sep; 137(3): 439. PMID: 10969278, PII: a00439, ISSN: 1097-6833.

Decker MD, Edwards KM. Acellular pertussis vaccines. Pediatr. Clin. North Am. 2000 Apr; 47(2): 309-35. PMID: 10761506, ISSN: 0031-3955.

Peters TR, Edwards KM, Standaert SM. Severe ehrlichiosis in an adolescent taking trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole. Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. 2000 Feb; 19(2): 170-2. PMID: 10694012, ISSN: 0891-3668.

Lakey DL, Voladri RK, Edwards KM, Hager C, Samten B, Wallis RS, Barnes PF, Kernodle DS. Enhanced production of recombinant Mycobacterium tuberculosis antigens in Escherichia coli by replacement of low-usage codons. Infect. Immun. 2000 Jan; 68(1): 233-8. PMID: 10603393, PMCID: PMC97126, ISSN: 0019-9567.

Pichichero ME, Edwards KM, Anderson EL, Rennels MB, Englund JA, Yerg DE, Blackwelder WC, Jansen DL, and Meade BD. Safety and immunogenicity of six acellular pertussis vaccines and one whole-cell pertussis vaccine given as a fifth dose in four-to six-year-old children. Pediatrics. 2000; 105: e11.

Cooper WO, Hickson GB, Mitchel EF, Edwards KM, Thapa PB, Ray WA. Early childhood mortality from community-acquired infections. Am. J. Epidemiol. 1999 Sep 9/1/1999; 150(5): 517-27. PMID: 10472952, ISSN: 0002-9262.

Thomas KT, Feder HM, Lawton AR, Edwards KM. Periodic fever syndrome in children. J. Pediatr. 1999 Jul; 135(1): 15-21. PMID: 10393598, PII: S0022-3476(99)70321-5, ISSN: 0022-3476.

Wright SW, Decker MD, Edwards KM. Incidence of pertussis infection in healthcare workers. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 1999 Feb; 20(2): 120-3. PMID: 10064216, PII: ICHE7094, DOI: 10.1086/501593, ISSN: 0899-823X.

Thomas KT, Edwards KM. Periodic fever syndrome. Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. 1999 Jan; 18(1): 68-9. PMID: 9951985, ISSN: 0891-3668.

Keitel WA, Edwards KM. Acellular pertussis vaccines in adults. Infect Dis Cliln North Am. 1999; 13 (1): 83.

Decker MD, Edwards KM. Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccines: history, choice and comparisons. Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. 1998 Sep; 17(9 Suppl): S113-6. PMID: 9781742, ISSN: 0891-3668.

Voladri RK, Lakey DL, Hennigan SH, Menzies BE, Edwards KM, Kernodle DS. Recombinant expression and characterization of the major beta-lactamase of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 1998 Jun; 42(6): 1375-81. PMID: 9624479, PMCID: PMC105607, ISSN: 0066-4804.

Rennels MB, Edwards KM, Keyserling HL, Blatter MM, Reisinger KS, Hogerman DA, Kimura A, Malinoski FJ. Immunogenicity and Safety of 7-Valent Pneumococcal-CRM197 Conjugate Vaccine. Pediatrics. 1998; 101: 606.

Edwards KM, Decker MD. Combination vaccines consisting of acellular pertussis vaccines. Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. 1997 Apr; 16(4 Suppl): S97-102. PMID: 9109164, ISSN: 0891-3668.

Wright SW, Edwards KM, Decker MD, Grayston JT, Wang S. Prevalence of positive serology for acute Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in emergency department patients with persistent cough. Acad Emerg Med. 1997 Mar; 4(3): 179-83. PMID: 9063543, ISSN: 1069-6563.

Fisher RG, Gruber WC, Edwards KM, Reed GW, Tollefson SJ, Thompson JM, Wright PF. Twenty years of outpatient respiratory syncytial virus infection: a framework for vaccine efficacy trials. Pediatrics. 1997 Feb; 99(2): E7. PMID: 9099764, ISSN: 1098-4275.

Edwards KM. Pertussis in older children and adults. Adv Pediatr Infect Dis. 1997; 13: 49-77. PMID: 9544307, ISSN: 0884-9404.

Edwards KM, Decker MD. Comparison of serological results in the NIAID Multicenter Acellular Pertussis Trial with recent efficacy trials. Dev. Biol. Stand. 1997; 89: 265-73. PMID: 9272359, ISSN: 0301-5149.

Kernodle DS, Voladri RK, Menzies BE, Hager CC, Edwards KM. Expression of an antisense hla fragment in Staphylococcus aureus reduces alpha-toxin production in vitro and attenuates lethal activity in a murine model. Infect. Immun. 1997 Jan; 65(1): 179-84. PMID: 8975909, PMCID: PMC174573, ISSN: 0019-9567.

Kernodle DS, Voladri RK, Menzies BE, Hager CC, Edwards KM. Expression of an antisense hla fragment in Staphlococcus aureus reduces alpha-toxin production in vitro and attenuates lethal activity in a murine model. Infectious Immunolgy. 1997; 65: 179.

Edwards KM, Decker MD. Challenges for licensure of new diphtheria, tetanus toxoid, acellular pertussis (DTaP) combination vaccines: counterpoint. Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. 1996 Dec; 15(12): 1070-3. PMID: 8970214, ISSN: 0891-3668.

Scott MA, McCurley TL, Vnencak-Jones CL, Hager C, McCoy JA, Anderson B, Collins RD, Edwards KM. Cat scratch disease: detection of Bartonella henselae DNA in archival biopsies from patients with clinically, serologically, and histologically defined disease. Am. J. Pathol. 1996 Dec; 149(6): 2161-7. PMID: 8952548, PMCID: PMC1865337, ISSN: 0002-9440.

Decker MD, Edwards KM. The multicenter acellular pertussis trial: an overview. J. Infect. Dis. 1996 Nov; 174 Suppl 3: S270-5. PMID: 8896528, ISSN: 0022-1899.

Edwards KM, Kernodle DS. Possible hazards of routine bacillus Calmette-Guérin immunization in human immunodeficiency virus-infected children. Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. 1996 Sep; 15(9): 836-8. PMID: 8878234, ISSN: 0891-3668.

Cattaneo LA, Reed GW, Haase DH, Wills MJ, Edwards KM. The seroepidemiology of Bordetella pertussis infections: a study of persons ages 1-65 years. J. Infect. Dis. 1996 May; 173(5): 1256-9. PMID: 8627081, ISSN: 0022-1899.

Esterle TM, Edwards KM. Concerns of secondary fever in Streptococcus pneumoniae meningitis in an era of increasing antibiotic resistance. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1996 May; 150(5): 552-4. PMID: 8620243, ISSN: 1072-4710.

Nennig ME, Shinefield HR, Edwards KM, Black SB, Fireman BH. Prevalence and Incidence of Adult Pertussis in an Urban Population. Journal of American Medical Association. 1996; 275: 1672.

Scott MA, McCurley TL, Vnencak-Jones CL, Hager C, Mccoy JA, Anderson B, Collins RD, Edwards KM:. Cat Scratch Disease-Detection of Bartonella henselae DNA in archival biopsies from patients with clinically, serologically and histologically defined disease. American Medical Journal of Pathology. 1996; 149: 2161.

Cattaneo LA, Reed GW, Haase DH, Wills MJ and Edwards KM. The seroepidemilogy of Bordetella pertussis infections: A study of persons age 1-65 in Nashville, TN. Journal of Infectious Disease. 1996; 173: 1256.

Szelc-Kelly CM, Goral S, Perez-Perez GI, Perkins BA, Regnery RL, Edwards KM. Serologic responses to Bartonella and Afipia antigens in patients with cat scratch disease. Pediatrics. 1995 Dec; 96(6): 1137-42. PMID: 7491236, ISSN: 0031-4005.

Zenni MK, Cheatham SH, Thompson JM, Reed GW, Batson AB, Palmer PS, Holland KL, Edwards KM. Streptococcus pneumoniae colonization in the young child: association with otitis media and resistance to penicillin. J. Pediatr. 1995 Oct; 127(4): 533-7. PMID: 7562272, PII: S0022347695004823, ISSN: 0022-3476.

Decker MD, Edwards KM, Steinhoff MC, Rennels MB, Pichichero ME, Englund JA, Anderson EL, Deloria MA, Reed GF. Comparison of 13 acellular pertussis vaccines: adverse reactions. Pediatrics. 1995 Sep; 96(3 Pt 2): 557-66. PMID: 7659476, ISSN: 0031-4005.

Rutherford EJ, Livengood J, Higginbotham M, Miles WS, Koestner J, Edwards KM, Sharp KW, Morris JA. Efficacy and safety of pneumococcal revaccination after splenectomy for trauma. J Trauma. 1995 Sep; 39(3): 448-52. PMID: 7473907, ISSN: 0022-5282.

Decker MD, Edwards KM. Issues in design of clinical trials of combination vaccines. Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 1995 May 5/31/1995; 754: 234-40. PMID: 7625657, ISSN: 0077-8923.

Wright SW, Edwards KM, Decker MD, Zeldin MH. Pertussis infection in adults with persistent cough. JAMA. 1995 Apr 4/5/1995; 273(13): 1044-6. PMID: 7897789, ISSN: 0098-7484.

Brewer MA, Edwards KM, Decker MD. Who should receive hepatitis A vaccine?. Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. 1995 Apr; 14(4): 258-60. PMID: 7603804, ISSN: 0891-3668.

Anderson EL, Decker MD, Englund JA, Edwards KM, Anderson P, McInnes P, Belshe RB. Interchangeability of conjugated Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccines in infants. JAMA. 1995 Mar 3/15/1995; 273(11): 849-53. PMID: 7869554, ISSN: 0098-7484.

Cohen-Abbo A, Edwards KM. Multifocal osteomyelitis caused by Paecilomyces varioti in a patient with chronic granulomatous disease. Infection. 1995 Jan; 23(1): 55-7. PMID: 7744494, ISSN: 0300-8126.

Edwards KM, Meade BD, Decker MD, Reed GF, Rennels MB, Steinhoff MC, Anderson EL, Englund JA, Pichichero ME, Deloria MA and Deforest A. Comparison of 13 acellular pertussis vaccines: overview and serologic response. Pediatrics. 1995; 96: 548.

Goral S, Anderson B, Hager C, Edwards KM. Detection of Rochalimaea henselae DNA by polymerase chain reaction from suppurative nodes of children with cat-scratch disease. Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. 1994 Nov; 13(11): 994-7. PMID: 7531320, ISSN: 0891-3668.

Wright SW, Edwards KM, Decker MD, Lamberth MM. Pertussis seroprevalence in emergency department staff. Ann Emerg Med. 1994 Sep; 24(3): 413-7. PMID: 8080138, PII: S0196064494001666, ISSN: 0196-0644.

Brewer MA, Edwards KM, Palmer PS, Hinson HP. Bacille Calmette-Guérin immunization in normal healthy adults. J. Infect. Dis. 1994 Aug; 170(2): 476-9. PMID: 8035041, ISSN: 0022-1899.

Edwards KM, Decker MD. Combination vaccines: hopes and challenges. Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. 1994 May; 13(5): 345-7. PMID: 8072814, ISSN: 0891-3668.

Edwards KM, Dupont WD, Westrich MK, Plummer WD, Palmer PS, Wright PF. A randomized controlled trial of cold-adapted and inactivated vaccines for the prevention of influenza A disease. J. Infect. Dis. 1994 Jan; 169(1): 68-76. PMID: 8277200, ISSN: 0022-1899.

Edwards K, Dupont WD, Westrich MK, Plummer WD, Palmer PS, Wright PF. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Cold-Adapted and Inactivated Vaccines for the Prevention of Influenza A Disease. Journal of Infectious Disease. 1994; 169: 68.

Steinhoff MC, Edwards KM, Keyseling H, Thomas ML, Johnson C, Madore D, Hogerman D:. A randomized comparison of three bivalent Streptococcus pneumoniae glycoprotein conjugate vaccines in young children: effect of polysaccharide size and linkage characteristics. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 1994; 13: 368.

Hannig VL, Clayton EW, Edwards KM. Whose DNA is it anyway? Relationships between families and researchers. Am. J. Med. Genet. 1993 Aug 8/15/1993; 47(2): 257-60. PMID: 8213916, DOI: 10.1002/ajmg.1320470223, ISSN: 0148-7299.

Edwards KM. Acellular pertussis vaccines--a solution to the pertussis problem?. J. Infect. Dis. 1993 Jul; 168(1): 15-20. PMID: 8515102, ISSN: 0022-1899.

Gruber WC, Kirschner K, Tollefson S, Thompson J, Reed G, Edwards KM, Wright PF. Comparison of monovalent and trivalent live attenuated influenza vaccines in young children. J. Infect. Dis. 1993 Jul; 168(1): 53-60. PMID: 8390548, ISSN: 0022-1899.

Edwards KM. Pediatric immunizations. Curr Probl Pediatr. 1993 May; 23(5): 186-209. PMID: 8354078, ISSN: 0045-9380.

Decker MD, Edwards KM, Bradley R, Palmer P. Responses of children to booster immunization with their primary conjugate Haemophilus influenzae type B vaccine or with polyribosylribitol phosphate conjugated with diphtheria toxoid. J. Pediatr. 1993 Mar; 122(3): 410-3. PMID: 8441096, ISSN: 0022-3476.

Edwards KM, Decker MD, Graham BS, Mezzatesta J, Scott J, Hackell J. Adult immunization with acellular pertussis vaccine. JAMA. 1993 Jan 1/6/1993; 269(1): 53-6. PMID: 8416406, ISSN: 0098-7484.

Edwards K, Decker MD, Graham BS, Mezzatesta J, Scott J, Hackell J. Immunization of adults with acellular pertussis vaccine. Journal of American Medical Association. 1993; 269: 53.

Decker MD, Edwards KM, Bradley R, Palmer P. Comparative trial in infants of four conjugate Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccines. J. Pediatr. 1992 Feb; 120(2 Pt 1): 184-9. PMID: 1735812, ISSN: 0022-3476.

Decker MD, Edwards K, Bradley R and Palmer P. Comparative trial in infants of four conjugate Haemophilus influenzae type B vaccines. Journal of Pediatrics. 1992; 120: 184.

Edwards KM, Decker MD, Halsey NA, Koblin BA, Townsend T, Auerbach B, Karzon DT. Differences in antibody response to whole-cell pertussis vaccines. Pediatrics. 1991 Nov; 88(5): 1019-23. PMID: 1945605, ISSN: 0031-4005.

Edwards KM, Decker MD, Bradley RB, Taylor JC, Hager CC. Booster response to acellular pertussis vaccine in children primed with acellular or whole cell vaccines. Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. 1991 Apr; 10(4): 315-8. PMID: 2062628, ISSN: 0891-3668.

Edwards KM, King JC, Steinhoff MC, Thompson J, Clements ML, Wright PF, Murphy BR. Safety and immunogenicity of live attenuated cold-adapted influenza B/Ann Arbor/1/86 reassortant virus vaccine in infants and children. J. Infect. Dis. 1991 Apr; 163(4): 740-5. PMID: 2010627, ISSN: 0022-1899.

Hoff SJ, Neblett WW, Edwards KM, Heller RM, Pietsch JB, Holcomb GW, Holcomb GW. Parapneumonic empyema in children: decortication hastens recovery in patients with severe pleural infections. Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. 1991 Mar; 10(3): 194-9. PMID: 2041665, ISSN: 0891-3668.

Edwards K, Decker MD, Halsey NA, Koblin BA, Townsend T, Auerback B and Karzon DT:. Differences in antibody response to whole cell pertussis vaccines. Pediatrics. 1991; 88: 1029.

Edwards KM, Karzon DT. The search for an improved pertussis vaccine. Pediatr Ann. 1990 Dec; 19(12): 695-8, 700. PMID: 2280988, ISSN: 0090-4481.

Edwards KM, Karzon DT. Pertussis vaccines. Pediatr. Clin. North Am. 1990 Jun; 37(3): 549-66. PMID: 2190139, ISSN: 0031-3955.

Edwards KM. Diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis immunizations in adults. Infect. Dis. Clin. North Am. 1990 Mar; 4(1): 85-103. PMID: 2407780, ISSN: 0891-5520.

Van Savage J, Decker MD, Edwards KM, Sell SH, Karzon DT. Natural history of pertussis antibody in the infant and effect on vaccine response. J. Infect. Dis. 1990 Mar; 161(3): 487-92. PMID: 2313127, ISSN: 0022-1899.

Westlake RM, Graham TP, Edwards KM. An outbreak of acute rheumatic fever in Tennessee. Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. 1990 Feb; 9(2): 97-100. PMID: 2179847, ISSN: 0891-3668.

Edwards KM, Bradley RB, Decker MD, Palmer PS, Van Savage J, Taylor JC, Dupont WD, Hager CC, Wright PF. Evaluation of a new highly purified pertussis vaccine in infants and children. J. Infect. Dis. 1989 Nov; 160(5): 832-7. PMID: 2809258, ISSN: 0022-1899.

Bogue CW, Wise JD, Gray GF, Edwards KM. Antibiotic therapy for cat-scratch disease?. JAMA. 1989 Aug 8/11/1989; 262(6): 813-6. PMID: 2746837, ISSN: 0098-7484.

Perkins MD, Edwards KM, Heller RM, Green NE. Neonatal group B streptococcal osteomyelitis and suppurative arthritis. Outpatient therapy. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 1989 May; 28(5): 229-30. PMID: 2495877, ISSN: 0009-9228.

Edwards KM, Decker MD, Porch CR, Palmer P, Bradley R. Immunization after invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b disease. Serologic response to a conjugate vaccine. Am. J. Dis. Child. 1989 Jan; 143(1): 31-3. PMID: 2783356, ISSN: 0002-922X.

Edwards K, Bradley RB, Palmer PS, Van Savage J, Taylor JC, Dupont WD, Decker MD, Hager CC and Wright PF. Evaluation of new highly purified pertussis vaccine in infants and children. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 1989; 160: 832.

King JC, Haugh CJ, Dupont WD, Thompson JM, Wright PF, Edwards KM. Laboratory and epidemiologic assessment of a recent influenza B outbreak. J. Med. Virol. 1988 Jul; 25(3): 361-8. PMID: 3049940, ISSN: 0146-6615.

Decker MD, Edwards KM. Central venous catheter infections. Pediatr. Clin. North Am. 1988 Jun; 35(3): 579-612. PMID: 3287316, ISSN: 0031-3955.

Edwards KM, Andrews TC, Van Savage J, Palmer PS, Moyer RW. Poxvirus deletion mutants: virulence and immunogenicity. Microb. Pathog. 1988 May; 4(5): 325-33. PMID: 2853813, PII: 0882-4010(88)90060-5, ISSN: 0882-4010.

Barnard JA, Snyder PN, Werner MJ, Greene HL, Edwards KM. Protein synthesis by HepG2 cells infected with influenza B virus. Pediatr. Res. 1988 Mar; 23(3): 334-7. PMID: 2832818, DOI: 10.1203/00006450-198803000-00020, ISSN: 0031-3998.

Edwards K, Andrews TC, Van Savage J, Palmer P and Moyer RW. Poxvirus Deletion Mutants: Virulence and Immunogenicity. Microbial Pathogenesis. 1988; 4: 325.

Edwards K, Decker MD, Palmer P, Porch CR, Sell SH and Wright PF. Lack of comparability between commonly used serological assays of immune response to Hemophilus influenzae vaccine. Journal of Infectious Disease. 1987; 155: 283.

Edwards K, Lawrence E and Wright PF. A comparison of the immune response and adverse reactions to a conventional and acellular pertussis component in the diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis vaccine. American Journal of Diseases of Children. 1986; 140: 867.

Edwards KM, Bennett SR, Garner WL, Bratton DL, Glick AD, Greene HL, Wright PF. Reye's syndrome associated with adenovirus infections in infants. Am. J. Dis. Child. 1985 Apr; 139(4): 343-6. PMID: 2983531, ISSN: 0002-922X.

Edwards KM, Synder PN, Stephens DS and Wright PF. Human adenoid organ culture: A model to study the interaction of influenza with human nasopharyngeal mucosa. Journal of Infectious Disease. 1985; 153: 41.

Holzer TH, Edwards KM, Gequrz H and Mold C. Binding of C-Reactive protein to the pneumococcal capsule or cell wall results in differential localization of C3 and stimulation of phagocytosis. Journal of Immunology. 1984; 133: 1424.

Edwards K, Alford R, Gewurz H and Mold C. Recurrent bacterial infections associated with C3 nephritic factor (C3NeF) and hypocomplementemia. New England Journal of Medicine. 1983; 308: 1138.

Edwards K, Gewurz H, Sokalski S, Chan I and Lint T. The Role of Antibody and Complement in the Stimulation of Neutrophil Chemiluminescence by Neisseria Meningitides: Studies in a patient with C7 Deficiency. Journal of Infectious Disease. 1982; 65: 145.

Edwards K, Gewurz H, Lint T and Mold C. The role of C-reactive protein in the complement mediated stimulation of isolated human neutrophils by type 27 Streptococcus pneumoniae. Journal of Immunity. 1982; 128: 2493.