Allen B. Kaiser, M.D.

Faculty Appointments
Associate Chief of Clinical Staff, VUMC Professor of Medicine
M.D., Medicine , Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TennesseeB.A., Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
Office Address
D-3100 MCN
TN 2358
Menzies BE, Kourteva Y, Kaiser AB, Kernodle DS. Inhibition of staphylococcal wound infection and potentiation of antibiotic prophylaxis by a recombinant fragment of the fibronectin-binding protein of Staphylococcus aureus. J. Infect. Dis [print-electronic]. 2002 Apr 4/1/2002; 185(7): 937-43. PMID: 11920318, PII: JID011074, DOI: 10.1086/339484, ISSN: 0022-1899.

Kaiser AB, Kernodle DS. Synergism between poly-(1-6)-beta-D-glucopyranosyl-(1-3)-beta-D-glucopyranose glucan and cefazolin in prophylaxis of staphylococcal wound infection in a guinea pig model. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 1998 Sep; 42(9): 2449-51. PMID: 9736583, PMCID: PMC105853, ISSN: 0066-4804.

Kernodle DS, Gates H, Kaiser AB. Prophylactic anti-infective activity of poly-[1-6]-beta-D-glucopyranosyl-[1-3]-beta-D-glucopryanose glucan in a guinea pig model of staphylococcal wound infection. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 1998 Mar; 42(3): 545-9. PMID: 9517930, PMCID: PMC105496, ISSN: 0066-4804.

Kernodle DS, Voladri RK, Kaiser AB. Beta-lactamase production diminishes the prophylactic efficacy of ampicillin and cefazolin in a guinea pig model of Staphylococcus aureus wound infection. J. Infect. Dis. 1998 Mar; 177(3): 701-6. PMID: 9498450, ISSN: 0022-1899.

Kernodle DS, Classen DC, Stratton CW, Kaiser AB. Association of borderline oxacillin-susceptible strains of Staphylococcus aureus with surgical wound infections. J. Clin. Microbiol. 1998 Jan; 36(1): 219-22. PMID: 9431951, PMCID: PMC124838, ISSN: 0095-1137.

Carpenter CT, Kaiser AB. Purpura fulminans in pneumococcal sepsis: case report and review. Scand. J. Infect. Dis. 1997; 29(5): 479-83. PMID: 9435036, ISSN: 0036-5548.

Kernodle DS, Kaiser AB. Comparative prophylactic efficacies of ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, cefazolin, and vancomycin in experimental model of staphylococcal wound infection. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 1994 Jun; 38(6): 1325-30. PMID: 8092833, PMCID: PMC188206, ISSN: 0066-4804.

Edwards WH, Kaiser AB, Tapper S, Edwards WH, Martin RS, Mulherin JL, Jenkins JM, Roach AC. Cefamandole versus cefazolin in vascular surgical wound infection prophylaxis: cost-effectiveness and risk factors. J. Vasc. Surg. 1993 Sep; 18(3): 470-5; discussion 475. PMID: 8377241, PII: 0741-5214(93)90265-N, ISSN: 0741-5214.

Kernodle DS, Kaiser AB. Comparative prophylactic efficacy of cefazolin and vancomycin in a guinea pig model of Staphylococcus aureus wound infection. J. Infect. Dis. 1993 Jul; 168(1): 152-7. PMID: 8515103, ISSN: 0022-1899.

Kernodle DS, Kaiser AB. Efficacy of prophylaxis with beta-lactams and beta-lactam-beta-lactamase inhibitor combinations against wound infection by methicillin-resistant and borderline-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus in a guinea pig model. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 1993 Apr; 37(4): 702-7. PMID: 8494364, PMCID: PMC187738, ISSN: 0066-4804.

Kaiser AB, Kernodle DS, Parker RA. Low-inoculum model of surgical wound infection. J. Infect. Dis. 1992 Aug; 166(2): 393-9. PMID: 1634811, ISSN: 0022-1899.

Warren MD, Kernodle DS, Kaiser AB. Correlation of in-vitro parameters of antimicrobial activity with prophylactic efficacy in an intradermal model of Staphylococcus aureus infection. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 1991 Nov; 28(5): 731-40. PMID: 1778876, ISSN: 0305-7453.

Kaiser AB. Surgical-wound infection [editorial]. N. Engl. J. Med. 1991 Jan 1/10/1991; 324(2): 123-4. PMID: 1984178, DOI: 10.1056/NEJM199101103240210, ISSN: 0028-4793.

Kernodle DS, McGraw PA, Stratton CW, Kaiser AB. Use of extracts versus whole-cell bacterial suspensions in the identification of Staphylococcus aureus beta-lactamase variants. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 1990 Mar; 34(3): 420-5. PMID: 2334154, PMCID: PMC171608, ISSN: 0066-4804.

Kernodle DS, Classen DC, Burke JP, Kaiser AB. Failure of cephalosporins to prevent Staphylococcus aureus surgical wound infections. JAMA. 1990 Feb 2/16/1990; 263(7): 961-6. PMID: 2299764, ISSN: 0098-7484.

Gelfand MS, Stephens DS, Howell EI, Alford RH, Kaiser AB. Brain abscess: association with pulmonary arteriovenous fistula and hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia: report of three cases. Am. J. Med. 1988 Nov; 85(5): 718-20. PMID: 3189375, ISSN: 0002-9343.