Associate Professor

Office: 332 N. LAUDERDALE
RM E8054, MAIL STOP 320
Tel: (901) 495-3459


  1. Adderson, EE, Boudreaux, JW, Cummings, JR, Pounds, S, Wilson, DA, Procop, GW, Hayden, RT. Identification of clinical coryneform bacterial isolates: comparison of biochemical methods and sequence analysis of 16S rRNA and rpoB genes. J Clin Microbiol, 46 (3), 921-7, 2008.
  2. Adderson, EE, Boudreaux, JW, Hayden, RT. Infections caused by coryneform bacteria in pediatric oncology patients. Pediatr Infect Dis J, 27 (2), 136-41, 2008.
  3. Ohuoba, EF, Kansal, RG, Hayden, RT, Kotb, M, Adderson, EE. Failure of viridans group streptococci causing bacteremia in pediatric oncology patients to express superantigens. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol, 28 (9), 627-9, 2006.
  4. Ulett, GC, Adderson, EE. Regulation of Apoptosis by Gram-Positive Bacteria: Mechanistic Diversity and Consequences for Immunity. Curr Immunol Rev, 2 (2), 119-141, 2006.
  5. Avadhanula, V, Rodriguez, CA, Ulett, GC, Bakaletz, LO, Adderson, EE. Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae adheres to intercellular adhesion molecule 1 (ICAM-1) on respiratory epithelial cells and upregulates ICAM-1 expression. Infect Immun, 74 (2), 830-8, 2006.
  6. Avadhanula, V, Rodriguez, CA, Devincenzo, JP, Wang, Y, Webby, RJ, Ulett, GC, Adderson, EE. Respiratory viruses augment the adhesion of bacterial pathogens to respiratory epithelium in a viral species- and cell type-dependent manner. J Virol, 80 (4), 1629-36, 2006.
  7. Gaur, AH, Liu, T, Knapp, KM, Daw, NC, Rao, BN, Neel, MD, Rodriguez-Galindo, C, Brand, D, Adderson, EE. Infections in children and young adults with bone malignancies undergoing limb-sparing surgery. Cancer, 104 (3), 602-10, 2005.
  8. Ulett, GC, Maclean, KH, Nekkalapu, S, Cleveland, JL, Adderson, EE. Mechanisms of group B streptococcal-induced apoptosis of murine macrophages. J Immunol, 175 (4), 2555-62, 2005.
  9. Ulett, GC, Adderson, EE. Nitric oxide is a key determinant of group B streptococcus-induced murine macrophage apoptosis. J Infect Dis, 191 (10), 1761-70, 2005.
  10. Sandlund, JT, Howard, SC, Hijiya, N, Pui, CH, Shenep, JL, Adderson, EE. Myositis complicating viridans streptococcal sepsis in childhood leukemia. Pediatr Blood Cancer, 44 (3), 277-9, 2005.
  11. Fleming, KE, Bohnsack, JF, Palacios, GC, Takahashi, S, Adderson, EE. Equivalence of high-virulence clonotypes of serotype III group B Streptococcus agalactiae (GBS). J Med Microbiol, 53 (Pt 6), 505-8, 2004.
  12. Adderson, EE. Histoplasmosis in a pediatric oncology center. J Pediatr, 144 (1), 100-6, 2004.
  13. Adderson, EE, Takahashi, S, Wang, Y, Armstrong, J, Miller, DV, Bohnsack, JF. Subtractive hybridization identifies a novel predicted protein mediating epithelial cell invasion by virulent serotype III group B Streptococcus agalactiae. Infect Immun, 71 (12), 6857-63, 2003.
  14. Ulett, GC, Bohnsack, JF, Armstrong, J, Adderson, EE. Beta-hemolysin-independent induction of apoptosis of macrophages infected with serotype III group B streptococcus. J Infect Dis, 188 (7), 1049-53, 2003.
  15. Anyanwu, JN, Rodriguez, CA, Fleming, KE, Adderson, EE. Pgi genotyping is a surrogate for serotyping of encapsulated Haemophilus influenzae. J Clin Microbiol, 41 (5), 2080-3, 2003.
  16. Rodriguez, CA, Avadhanula, V, Buscher, A, Smith, AL, St Geme, JW, Adderson, EE. Prevalence and distribution of adhesins in invasive non-type b encapsulated Haemophilus influenzae. Infect Immun, 71 (4), 1635-42, 2003.
  17. Omikunle, A, Takahashi, S, Ogilvie, CL, Wang, Y, Rodriguez, CA, St Geme, JW, Adderson, EE. Limited genetic diversity of recent invasive isolates of non-serotype b encapsulated Haemophilus influenzae. J Clin Microbiol, 40 (4), 1264-70, 2002.
  18. Adderson, EE. Antibody repertoires in infants and adults: effects of T-independent and T-dependent immunizations. Springer Semin Immunopathol, 23 (4), 387-403, 2001.
  19. Ogilvie, C, Omikunle, A, Wang, Y, St Geme III, JW, Rodriguez, CA, Adderson, EE. Capsulation loci of non-serotype b encapsulated Haemophilus influenzae. J Infect Dis, 184 (2), 144-9, 2001.
  20. Adderson, EE, Viskochil, DH, Carey, JC, Shigeoka, AO, Christenson, JC, Bohnsack, JF, Hill, HR. Growth failure, intracranial calcifications, acquired pancytopenia, and unusual humoral immunodeficiency: a genetic syndrome. Am J Med Genet, 95 (1), 17-20, 2000.
  21. Adderson, EE, Takahashi, S, Bohnsack, JF. Bacterial genetics and human immunity to group B streptococci. Mol Genet Metab, 71 (1-2), 451-4, 2000.