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Octavio Ramilo, MD


700 Childrens Dr
Columbus, OH 43205

Phone: (614) 722-3416

Email: ramilo.1@osu.edu

 

Current OSU Appointment

Professor, Pediatrics

 

Chapters in Books

Mejías, A and Ramilo O.. "Parainfluenza Viruses." In Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases.. 4 ed. Edited by Sarah Long. 1121-24. Saunders: Elsevier, January 2012.

Ramilo, O and Mejías, A.. "Diagnosis and Classification of Pathogens." In Genomic and Personalized Medicine. 2nd ed. 1096-1105. Saunders: Elsevier, January 2013.

Tripp R, Mejias A, Ramilo O. "Host Gene Expression and RSV Infection." In Challenges and Opportunities for Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccines (CTMI). -.

 

Journal Articles

Ramilo,O; KINANE,B,T; McCracken,G,H. "CHLORAMPHENICOL NEUROTOXICITY." PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL. Vol. 7, no. 5. (May 1988.): 358-359.

McCracken,G,H; Mustafa,M,M; Ramilo,O; Olsen,K,D; Risser,R,C. "CEREBROSPINAL-FLUID INTERLEUKIN 1-BETA AND TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR CONCENTRATIONS AND OUTCOME FROM NEONATAL GRAM-NEGATIVE ENTERIC BACILLARY MENINGITIS." PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL. Vol. 8, no. 3. (March 1989.): 155-159.

Mustafa,M,M; Ramilo,O; Syrogiannopoulos,G,A; Olsen,K,D; McCracken,G,H; Hansen,E,J. "INDUCTION OF MENINGEAL INFLAMMATION BY OUTER-MEMBRANE VESICLES OF HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B." JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 159, no. 5. (May 1989.): 917-922.

Mustafa,M,M; Lebel,M,H; Ramilo,O; Olsen,K,D; Reisch,J,S; Beutler,B; McCracken,G,H. "CORRELATION OF INTERLEUKIN-1-BETA AND CACHECTIN CONCENTRATIONS IN CEREBROSPINAL-FLUID AND OUTCOME FROM BACTERIAL-MENINGITIS." JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS. Vol. 115, no. 2. (August 1989.): 208-213.

Mertsola,J; Ramilo,O; SAEZLLORENS,X; Hanson,M,S; McCracken,G,H; Hansen,E,J. "SPECIFIC DETECTION OF HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B LIPOOLIGOSACCHARIDE BY A POLYMYXIN-B MONOCLONAL-ANTIBODY ASSAY." JOURNAL OF IMMUNOLOGICAL METHODS. Vol. 122, no. 2. (September 1989.): 219-226.

Mustafa,M,M; Ramilo,O; Mertsola,J; Risser,R,C; Beutler,B; Hansen,E,J; McCracken,G,H. "MODULATION OF INFLAMMATION AND CACHECTIN ACTIVITY IN RELATION TO TREATMENT OF EXPERIMENTAL HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B MENINGITIS." JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 160, no. 5. (November 1989.): 818-825.

Mustafa,M,M; Mertsola,J; Ramilo,O; SAEZLLORENS,X; Risser,R,C; McCracken,G,H. "INCREASED ENDOTOXIN AND INTERLEUKIN-1-BETA CONCENTRATIONS IN CEREBROSPINAL-FLUID OF INFANTS WITH COLIFORM MENINGITIS AND VENTRICULITIS ASSOCIATED WITH INTRAVENTRICULAR GENTAMICIN THERAPY." JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 160, no. 5. (November 1989.): 891-895.

Mustafa,M,M; Ramilo,O; Olsen,K,D; FRANKLIN,P,S; Hansen,E,J; Beutler,B; McCracken,G,H. "TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR IN MEDIATING EXPERIMENTAL HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B MENINGITIS." JOURNAL OF CLINICAL INVESTIGATION. Vol. 84, no. 4. (October 1989.): 1253-1259.

Ramilo,O; Mustafa,M,M; Porter,J; SAEZLLORENS,X; Mertsola,J; Olsen,K,D; Luby,J,P; Beutler,B; McCracken,G,H. "DETECTION OF INTERLEUKIN-1-BETA BUT NOT TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR-ALPHA IN CEREBROSPINAL-FLUID OF CHILDREN WITH ASEPTIC-MENINGITIS." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF DISEASES OF CHILDREN. Vol. 144, no. 3. (March 1990.): 349-352.

SAEZLLORENS,X; Ramilo,O; Mustafa,M,M; Mertsola,J; McCracken,G,H. "MOLECULAR PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF BACTERIAL-MENINGITIS - CURRENT CONCEPTS AND THERAPEUTIC IMPLICATIONS." JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS. Vol. 116, no. 5. (May 1990.): 671-684.

SAEZLLORENS,X; Ramilo,O; Mustafa,M,M; Mertsola,J; DEALBA,C; Hansen,E; McCracken,G,H. "PENTOXIFYLLINE MODULATES MENINGEAL INFLAMMATION IN EXPERIMENTAL BACTERIAL-MENINGITIS." ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS AND CHEMOTHERAPY. Vol. 34, no. 5. (May 1990.): 837-843.

Ramilo,O; SAEZLLORENS,X; Mertsola,J; JAFARI,H; Olsen,K,D; Hansen,E,J; Yoshinaga,M; Ohkawara,S; Nariuchi,H; McCracken,G,H. "TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR-ALPHA CACHECTIN AND INTERLEUKIN-1-BETA INITIATE MENINGEAL INFLAMMATION." JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE. Vol. 172, no. 2. (August 1990.): 497-507.

Mustafa,M,M; Ramilo,O; SAEZLLORENS,X; Olsen,K,D; Magness,R,R; McCracken,G,H. "CEREBROSPINAL-FLUID PROSTAGLANDINS, INTERLEUKIN-1-BETA, AND TUMOR-NECROSIS-FACTOR IN BACTERIAL-MENINGITIS - CLINICAL AND LABORATORY CORRELATIONS IN PLACEBO-TREATED AND DEXAMETHASONE-TREATED PATIENTS." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF DISEASES OF CHILDREN. Vol. 144, no. 8. (August 1990.): 883-887.

Mertsola,J; Munford,R,S; Ramilo,O; SAEZLLORENS,X; Mustafa,M,M; McCracken,G,H; Hansen,E,J. "SPECIFIC DETECTION OF HAEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B LIPOOLIGOSACCHARIDE BY IMMUNOASSAY." JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY. Vol. 28, no. 12. (December 1990.): 2700-2706.

Mertsola,J; Cope,L,D; SAEZLLORENS,X; Ramilo,O; Kennedy,W; McCracken,G,H; Hansen,E,J. "INVIVO AND INVITRO EXPRESSION OF HAEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B LIPOOLIGOSACCHARIDE EPITOPES." JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 164, no. 3. (September 1991.): 555-563.

Jafari,H,S; SAEZLLORENS,X; Ramilo,O; SHELTON,S,L; McCracken,G,H. "PHARMACOKINETICS AND ANTIBACTERIAL EFFICACY OF CEFPIROME (HR-810) IN EXPERIMENTAL ESCHERICHIA-COLI AND HAEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B MENINGITIS." ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS AND CHEMOTHERAPY. Vol. 35, no. 2. (February 1991.): 220-223.

UNHANAND,M; MACIVER,I; Ramilo,O; ARENCIBIAMIRELES,O; Argyle,J,C; McCracken,G,H; Hansen,E,J. "PULMONARY CLEARANCE OF MORAXELLA-CATARRHALIS IN AN ANIMAL-MODEL." JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 165, no. 4. (April 1992.): 644-650.

Bell,K,D; Ramilo,O; Vitetta,E,S. "COMBINED USE OF AN IMMUNOTOXIN AND CYCLOSPORINE TO PREVENT BOTH ACTIVATED AND QUIESCENT PERIPHERAL-BLOOD T-CELLS FROM PRODUCING TYPE-1 HUMAN-IMMUNODEFICIENCY-VIRUS." PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Vol. 90, no. 4. (February 1993.): 1411-1415.

Ramilo,O; Bell,K,D; Uhr,J,W; Vitetta,E,S. "ROLE OF CD25+ AND CD25- T-CELLS IN ACUTE HIV-INFECTION INVITRO." JOURNAL OF IMMUNOLOGY. Vol. 150, no. 11. (June 1993.): 5202-5208.

Borvak,J; Chou,C,S; Bell,K; VANDYKE,G; Zola,H; Ramilo,O; Vitetta,E,S. "EXPRESSION OF CD25 DEFINES PERIPHERAL-BLOOD MONONUCLEAR-CELLS WITH PRODUCTIVE VERSUS LATENT HIV-INFECTION." JOURNAL OF IMMUNOLOGY. Vol. 155, no. 6. (September 1995.): 3196-3204.

Paris,M,M; Ramilo,O; McCracken,G,H. "MANAGEMENT OF MENINGITIS CAUSED BY PENICILLIN-RESISTANT STREPTOCOCCUS-PNEUMONIAE." ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS AND CHEMOTHERAPY. Vol. 39, no. 10. (October 1995.): 2171-2175.

Ramilo,O; Hicks,P,J; Borvak,J; GROSS,L,M; Zhong,D; Squires,J,E; Vitetta,E,S. "T cell activation and human immunodeficiency virus replication after influenza immunization of infected children." PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL. Vol. 15, no. 3. (March 1996.): 197-203.

Chou,C,S; Ramilo,O; Vitetta,E,S. "Highly purified CD25(-) resting T cells cannot be infected de novo with HIV-1." PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Vol. 94, no. 4. (February 1997.): 1361-1365.

Malley,R; Devincenzo,J; Ramilo,O; Dennehy,P,H; Meissner,H,C; Gruber,W,C; Sanchez,P,J; Jafri,H; Balsley,J; Carlin,D; Buckingham,S; Vernacchio,L; Ambrosino,D,M. "Reduction of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in tracheal aspirates in intubated infants by use of humanized monoclonal antibody to RSV F protein." JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 178, no. 6. (December 1998.): 1555-1561.

McCoig,C; Van Dyke,G; Chou,C,S; Picker,L,J; Ramilo,O; Vitetta,E,S. "An anti-CD45RO immunotoxin eliminates T cells latently infected with HIV-1 in vitro." PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Vol. 96, no. 20. (September 1999.): 11482-11485.

Malley,R; Vernacchio,L; Devincenzo,J; Ramilo,O; Dennehy,P,H; Meissner,C; Gruber,W,C; Jafri,H,S; Sanchez,P,J; Macdonald,K; Montana,J,B; Thompson,C,M; Ambrosino,D,M. "Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay to assess respiratory syncytial virus concentration and correlate results with inflammatory mediators in tracheal secretions." PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL. Vol. 19, no. 1. (January 2000.): 1-7.

Hardy,R,D; Jafri,H,S; OLSEN,K; Wordemann,M; Hatfield,J; Rogers,B,B; Patel,P; Duffy,L; Cassell,G; McCracken,G,H; Ramilo,O. "Elevated cytokine and chemokine levels and prolonged pulmonary airflow resistance in a murine Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia model: a microbiologic, histologic, immunologic, and respiratory plethysmographic profile." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 69, no. 6. (June 2001.): 3869-3876.

Hardy,R,D; Jafri,H,S; OLSEN,K; Hatfield,J; Iglehart,J; Rogers,B,B; Patel,P; Cassell,G; McCracken,G,H; Ramilo,O. "Mycoplasma pneumoniae induces chronic respiratory infection, airway hyperreactivity, and pulmonary inflammation: a murine model of infection-associated chronic reactive airway disease." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 70, no. 2. (February 2002.): 649-654.

Shalak,L,F; Laptook,A,R; Jafri,H,S; Ramilo,O; Perlman,J,M. "Clinical chorioamnionitis, elevated cytokines, and brain injury in term infants." PEDIATRICS. Vol. 110, no. 4. (October 2002.): 673-680.

Saavedra-Lozano,J; McCoig,C; Xu,J,B; Cao,Y,Y; Keiser,P; Ghetie,V; Siliciano,R,F; Siliciano,J,D; Picker,L,J; Ramilo,O; Vitetta,E,S. "An anti-CD45RO immunotoxin kills latently infected human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) CD4 T cells in the blood of HIV-positive persons." JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 185, no. 3. (February 2002.): 306-314.

Hardy,R,D; Rios,A,M; Chavez-Bueno,S; Jafri,H,S; Hatfield,J; Rogers,B,B; McCracken,G,H; Ramilo,O. "Antimicrobial and immunologic activities of clarithromycin in a murine model of Mycoplasma pneumoniae-induced pneumonia." ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS AND CHEMOTHERAPY. Vol. 47, no. 5. (May 2003.): 1614-1620.

Saavedra-Lozano,J; Cao,Y; Callison,J; Sarode,R; Sodora,D; Edgar,J; Hatfield,J; PICKER,L; Peterson,D; Ramilo,O; Vitetta,E,S. "An anti-CD45RO immunotoxin kills HIV-latently infected cells from individuals on HAART with little effect on CD8 memory." PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Vol. 101, no. 8. (February 2004.): 2494-2499.

Mejías,Asunción; Chávez-Bueno,Susana; Ríos,Ana,María; Saavedra-Lozano,Jesús; Fonseca Aten,Mónica; Hatfield,Jeanine; Kapur,Payal; Gómez,Ana,María; Jafri,Hasan,S; Ramilo,Octavio. "Anti-respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) neutralizing antibody decreases lung inflammation, airway obstruction, and airway hyperresponsiveness in a murine RSV model.." Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. Vol. 48, no. 5. (May 2004.): 1811-1822.

Rios,A,M; Mejias,A; Chavez-Bueno,S; Fonseca-Aten,M; Katz,K; Hatfield,J; Gomez,A,M; Jafri,H,S; McCracken,G,H; Ramilo,O; Hardy,R,D. "Impact of cethromycin (ABT-773) therapy on microbiological, histologic, immunologic, and respiratory indices in a murine model of Mycoplasma pneumoniae lower respiratory infection." ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS AND CHEMOTHERAPY. Vol. 48, no. 8. (August 2004.): 2897-2904.

Mejias,A; Chavez-Bueno,S; Ramilo,O. "Human metapneumovirus: a not so new virus." PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL. Vol. 23, no. 1. (January 2004.): 1-7.

Saavedra-Lozano,J; McCoig,C,C; Cao,Y,Y; Vitetta,E,S; Ramilo,O. "Zidovudine, lamivudine, and abacavir have different effects on resting cells infected with human immunodeficiency virus in vitro." ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS AND CHEMOTHERAPY. Vol. 48, no. 8. (August 2004.): 2825-2830.

Mejías,A; Chávez-Bueno,S; Ríos,A,María; Fonseca-Aten,M; Gómez,A,María; Jafri,H,S; Ramilo,O. "[Asthma and respiratory syncytial virus. New opportunities for therapeutic intervention].." Anales de pediatría (Barcelona, Spain : 2003). Vol. 61, no. 3. (September 2004.): 252-260.

Mejias,A; Cadvez-Bueno,S; Rios,A,M; Saavedra-Lozano,J; Aten,M,F; Hatfield,J; Kapur,P; Gomez,A,M; Jafri,H,S; Ramilo,O. "Anti-respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) neutralizing antibody decreases lung inflammation, airway obstruction, and airway hyerresponsiveness in a murine RSV model." ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS AND CHEMOTHERAPY. Vol. 48, no. 5. (May 2004.): 1811-1822.

Jafri,H,S; Chavez-Bueno,S; Mejias,A; Gomez,A,M; Rios,A,M; Nassi,S,S; Yusuf,M; Kapur,P; Hardy,R,D; Hatfield,J; Rogers,B,B; Krisher,K; Ramilo,O. "Respiratory syncytial virus induces pneumonia, cytokine response, airway obstruction, and chronic inflammatory infiltrates associated with long-term airway hyperresponsiveness in mice." JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 189, no. 10. (May 2004.): 1856-1865.

Saez-Llorens,X; Moreno,M,T; Ramilo,O; Sanchez,P,J; Top,F,H; Connor,E,M. "Safety and pharmacokinetics of palivizumab therapy in children hospitalized with respiratory syncytial virus infection." PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL. Vol. 23, no. 8. (August 2004.): 707-712.

Mejias,A; Chavez-Bueno,S; Rios,A,M; Aten,M,F; Raynor,B; Peromingo,E; Soni,P; Olsen,K,D; Kiener,P,A; Gomez,A,M; Jafri,H,S; Ramilo,O. "Comparative effects of two neutralizing anti-respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) monoclonal antibodies in the RSV murine model: Time versus potency." ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS AND CHEMOTHERAPY. Vol. 49, no. 11. (November 2005.): 4700-4707.

Chávez-Bueno,Susana; Mejías,Asunción; Gómez,Ana,M; Olsen,Kurt,D; Ríos,Ana,M; Fonseca-Aten,Mónica; Ramilo,Octavio; Jafri,Hasan,S. "Respiratory syncytial virus-induced acute and chronic airway disease is independent of genetic background: an experimental murine model.." Virology journal. Vol. 2, (January 2005.): 46-?.

Chavez-Bueno,S; Mejias,A; Jafri,H,S; Ramilo,O. "Respiratory syncytial virus: Old challenges and new approaches." PEDIATRIC ANNALS. Vol. 34, no. 1. (January 2005.): 62-?.

Mejias,A; Chavez-Bueno,S,C; Ramilo,O. "Respiratory syncytial virus pneumonia: mechanisms of inflammation and prolonged airway hyperresponsiveness." CURRENT OPINION IN INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 18, no. 3. (June 2005.): 199-204.

Chavez-Bueno,Susana; Mejias,Asuncion; Gomez,Ana,M; Olsen,Kurt,D; Rios,Ana,M; Fonseca-Aten,Monica; Ramilo,Octavio; Jafri,Hasan,S. "Respiratory syncytial virus-induced acute and chronic airway disease is independent of genetic background: An experimental murine model." VIROLOGY JOURNAL. Vol. 2, (January 2005.): 46-.

Rios,A,M; Fonseca-Aten,M; Mejias,A; Chavez-Bueno,S; Katz,K; Gomez,A,M; McCracken,G,H; Ramilo,O; Hardy,R,D. "Microbiologic and immunologic evaluation of a single high dose of azithromycin for treatment of experimental Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia." ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS AND CHEMOTHERAPY. Vol. 49, no. 9. (September 2005.): 3970-3973.

Mejías,Asunción; Chávez-Bueno,Susana; Jafri,Hasan,S; Ramilo,Octavio. "Respiratory syncytial virus infections: old challenges and new opportunities.." Pediatric infectious disease journal. Vol. 24, no. 11. (November 2005.): S189-?.

Chaussabel,D; Allman,W; Mejias,A; Chung,W; Bennett,L; Ramilo,O; Pascual,V; Palucka,A,K; Banchereau,J. "Analysis of significance patterns identifies ubiquitous and disease-specific gene-expression signatures in patient peripheral blood leukocytes." HUMAN IMMUNOLOGY: PATIENT-BASED RESEARCH. Vol. 1062, (January 2005.): 146-154.

Fonseca-Aten,Monica; Okada,Pamela,J; Bowlware,Karen,L; Chavez-Bueno,Susana; Mejias,Asuncion; Rios,Ana,Maria; Katz,Kathy; Olsen,Kurt; Ng,Simon; Jafri,Hasan,S; McCracken,George,H; Ramilo,Octavio; Hardy,R,Doug. "Effect of clarithromycin on cytokines and chemokines in children with an acute exacerbation of recurrent wheezing: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial." ANNALS OF ALLERGY ASTHMA & IMMUNOLOGY. Vol. 97, no. 4. (October 2006.): 457-463.

Fonseca-Aten,Monica; Rios,Ana,Maria; Mejias,Asuncion; Chavez-Bueno,Susana; Katz,Kathy; Gomez,Ana,Maria; Ramilo,Octavio; McCracken,George,H; Hardy,R,Doug. "Treatment of experimental chronic pulmonary mycoplasmosis." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS. Vol. 28, no. 3. (September 2006.): 253-258.

Allantaz,Florence; Chaussabel,Damien; Stichweh,Dorothee; Bennett,Lynda; Allman,Windy; Mejias,Asuncion; Ardura,Monica; Chung,Wendy; Wise,Carol; Palucka,Karolina; Ramilo,Octavio; Punaro,Marilynn; Banchereau,Jacques; Pascual,Virginia. "Blood leukocyte microarrays to diagnose systemic onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis and follow the response to IL-1 blockade." JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE. Vol. 204, no. 9. (September 2007.): 2131-2144.

Jafri,Hasan,S; Ramilo,Octavio; Makari,Doris; Charsha-May,Deborah; Romero,Jose,R. "Diagnostic virology practices for respiratory syncytial virus and influenza virus among children in the hospital setting: A national survey." PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL. Vol. 26, no. 10. (October 2007.): 956-958.

Mejias,Asuncion; Chavez-Bueno,Susana; Raynor,Martin,B; Connolly,John; Kiener,Peter,A; Jafri,Hasan,S; Ramilo,Octavio. "Motavizumab, a neutralizing anti-respiratory syncytial virus (Rsv) monoclonal antibody significantly modifies the local and systemic cytokine responses induced by Rsv in the mouse model." VIROLOGY JOURNAL. Vol. 4, (October 2007.): 109-.

Ramilo,Octavio; Allman,Windy; Chung,Wendy; Mejias,Asuncion; Ardura,Monica; Glaser,Casey; Wittkowski,Knut,M; Piqueras,Bernard; Banchereau,Jacques; Palucka,A,Karolina; Chaussabel,Damien. "Gene expression patterns in blood leukocytes discriminate patients with acute infections." BLOOD. Vol. 109, no. 5. (March 2007.): 2066-2077.

Perez-Yarza,Eduardo,G; Moreno,Antonio; Lazaro,Pablo; Mejias,Asuncion; Ramilo,Octavio. "The association between respiratory syncytial virus infection and the development of childhood asthma - A systematic review of the literature." PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL. Vol. 26, no. 8. (August 2007.): 733-739.

Chavez-Bueno,Susana; Mejias,Asuncion; Merryman,Ruth,A; Ahmad,Naveed; Jafri,Hasan,S; Ramilo,Octavio. "Intravenous palivizumab and ribavirin combination for respiratory syncytial virus disease in high-risk pediatric patients." PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL. Vol. 26, no. 12. (December 2007.): 1089-1093.

Chaussabel,Damien; Quinn,Charles; Shen,Jing; Patel,Pinakeen; Glaser,Casey; Baldwin,Nicole; Stichweh,Dorothee; Blankenship,Derek; Li,Lei; Munagala,Indira; Bennett,Lynda; Allantaz,Florence; Mejias,Asuncion; Ardura,Monica; Kaizer,Ellen; Monnet,Laurence; Allman,Windy; Randall,Henry; Johnson,Diane; Lanier,Aimee; Punaro,Marilynn; Wittkowski,Knut,M; White,Perrin; Fay,Joseph; Klintmalm,Goran; Ramilo,Octavio; Palucka,A,Karolina; Banchereau,Jacques; pascual,Virginia. "A modular analysis framework for blood genomics studies: Application to systemic lupus erythematosus." IMMUNITY. Vol. 29, no. 1. (July 2008.): 150-164.

Bhoj,Vijay,G; Sun,Qinmiao; Bhoj,Elizabeth,J; Somers,Cynthia; Chen,Xiang; Torres,Juan-Pablo; Mejias,Asuncion; Gomez,Ana,M; Jafri,Hasan; Ramilo,Octavio; Chen,Zhijian,J. "MAVS and MyD88 are essential for innate immunity but not cytotoxic T lymphocyte response against respiratory syncytial virus." PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Vol. 105, no. 37. (September 2008.): 14046-14051.

Mejías,Asunción; Ramilo,Octavio. "Review of palivizumab in the prophylaxis of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in high-risk infants.." Biologics : targets & therapy. Vol. 2, no. 3. (September 2008.): 433-439.

Yu,Chun,I; Gallegos,Michael; Marches,Florentina; Zurawski,Gerard; Ramilo,Octavio; Garcia-Sastre,Adolfo; Banchereau,Jacques; Palucka,A,Karolina. "Broad influenza-specific CD8(+) T-cell responses in humanized mice vaccinated with influenza virus vaccines." BLOOD. Vol. 112, no. 9. (November 2008.): 3671-3678.

Perez-Yarza,Eduardo,G; Moreno,Antonio; Lazaro,Pablo; Ramilo,Octavio; Mejias,Asuncion. "Asthma after early RSV infection - How to control? - Reply." PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL. Vol. 27, no. 2. (February 2008.): 192-192.

Saavedra-Lozano,Jesus; Mejias,Asuncion; Ahmad,Naveed; Peromingo,Estrella; Ardura,Monica,I; Guillen,Sara; Syed,Ali; Cavuoti,Dominick; Ramilo,Octavio. "Changing Trends in Acute Osteomyelitis in Children: Impact of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections." JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS. Vol. 28, no. 5. (July 2008.): 569-575.

Burns,Jane,C; Best,Brookie,M; Mejias,Asuncion; Mahony,Lynn; Fixler,David,E; Jafri,Hasan,S; Melish,Marian,E; Jackson,Mary,Anne; Asmar,Basim,I; Lang,David,J; Connor,James,D; Capparelli,Edmund,V; Keen,Monica,L; Mamun,Khalid; Keenan,Gregory,F; Ramilo,Octavio. "Infliximab Treatment of Intravenous Immunoglobulin-Resistant Kawasaki Disease." JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS. Vol. 153, no. 6. (December 2008.): 833-838.

Estripeaut,Dora; Torres,Juan,Pablo; Somers,Cynthia,S; Tagliabue,Claudia; Khokhar,Shama; Bhoj,Vijay,G; Grube,Steve,M; Wozniakowski,Aneta; Gomez,Ana,M; Ramilo,Octavio; Jafri,Hasan,S; Mejias,Asuncion. "Respiratory Syncytial Virus Persistence in the Lungs Correlates with Airway Hyperreactivity in the Mouse Model." JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 198, no. 10. (November 2008.): 1435-1443.

Woldesenbet,M; ROSENFELD,C,H; Ramilo,O; Johnson-Welch,S; PERLMAN,J,M. "Severe neonatal hypoxic respiratory failure correlates with histological chorloamnionitis and raised concentrations of interleukin 6 (IL6), IL8 and C-reactive protein." ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD-FETAL AND NEONATAL EDITION. Vol. 93, no. 6. (November 2008.): 1413-1417.

Gill,Michelle,A; Long,Kristin; Kwon,Theresa; Muniz,Luz; Mejias,Asuncion; Connolly,John; Roy,Lonnie; Banchereau,Jacques; Ramilo,Octavio. "Differential Recruitment of Dendritic Cells and Monocytes to Respiratory Mucosal Sites in Children with Influenza Virus or Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection." JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 198, no. 11. (December 2008.): 1667-1676.

Ardura MI, Banchereau R, Mejias A, Di Pucchio T, Glaser C, Allantaz F, Pascual V,Banchereau J, Chaussabel D, Ramilo O. "Enhaced monocyte response anddecreased central memoryt T cells in Children with invasive Staphylococcus aureusinfections." PLoS One. Vol. 4, no. 5. (January 2009.): e5446-.

Somers CC, Ahmad N, Mejias A, Buckingham SC, Carubelli C, Katz K, Leos N,Gomez AM, Devincenzo JP, Ramilo O, Jafri HS. "Effect of dexamethasone onrespiratory syncytial virus-induced lung inflammation in children: results of arandomized, placebo controlled clinical trial." Pediatr Allergy Immunol. Vol. 20, no. 5. (April 2009.): 477-485.

Ramilo O, Mejías A.. "Shifting the paradigm; host gene signatures for mdiagnois ofinfectious diseases." Cell Host Microbe. Vol. 6, no. 3. (January 2009.): 199-200.

Ramilo O.. "Evolution of prophylaxis: MoAb, siRNA, vaccine, and small molecules.." Paediatr Respir Rev. Vol. 1, (January 2009.): 23-25.

Mejias A, Ramilo O. "RSV persistence and recurrent wheezing." Pediatr Infect Dis J. Vol. 28, no. 6. (March 2009.): 450-451.

Techasaensiri B, Techasaensiri T, Mejias A, McCracken GH, Ramilo O.. "Viral Co-infections in Children with Invasive Pneumococcal Disease.." Ped Infect Dis J. Vol. 29, no. 6. (January 2010.): 1-6.

Jordan-Villegas A, Chang ML, Ramilo O, Mejias A. "Concomitant respiratory viral infections in Children with Kawasaki Disease.." Ped Infect Dis J. Vol. 29, no. 9. (January 2010.): 1-3.

Kimberlin DW, Shalabi M, Abzug MJ, Lang D, Jacobs RF, Storch G, Bradley JS,Wade K, Ramilo O, Romero JR, Shelton M, Leach C, Guzman-Cottrill J, Robinson J,Abughali N, Englund J, Griffin J, Jester P, Cloud GA, Whitley RJ. "Safety of Oseltamivir Compared With theAdamantanes in Children Less Than 12 Months of Age." Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J.. Vol. 29, no. 3. (November 2010.): 195-198.

Rodriguez R, Mejias A, and Ramilo O.. "Acute Bronchiolitis Infections in the Community." n/a. (January 2010.): -.

Berry,Matthew,PR; Graham,Christine,M; McNab,Finlay,W; Xu,Zhaohui; Bloch,Susannah,AA; Oni,Tolu; Wilkinson,Katalin,A; Banchereau,Romain; Skinner,Jason; Wilkinson,Robert,J; Quinn,Charles; Blankenship,Derek; Dhawan,Ranju; Cush,John,J; Mejias,Asuncion; Ramilo,Octavio; Kon,Onn,M; pascual,Virginia; Banchereau,Jacques; Chaussabel,Damien; O'Garra,Anne. "An interferon-inducible neutrophil-driven blood transcriptional signature in human tuberculosis." NATURE. Vol. 466, no. 7309. (August 2010.): 973-U98.

Mejias A and Ramilo O.. "RSV and Asthma, what is the evidence?." Ed. Luzan. Vol. 1, (January 2010.): 1-10.

Berry MPR, Graham CM, McNab FM, Xu Z, Bloch S, Oni T, Wilkinson K, Banchereau R, Skinner J, Wilkinson R, Quinn C, Blankenship D, Dhawan R, Cush J, Mejias A, Ramilo O, Kon O, Pascual V, Banchereau J, Chaussabel D, and O'Garra A.. "Transcriptional Profiling Reveals an Interferon-Inducible Neutrophil-Driven Signature in Human Tuberculosis.." Nature. (January 2010.): -.

Garcia,Carla,G; Bhore,Rafia; Soriano-Fallas,Alejandra; Trost,Margaret; Chason,Rebecca; Ramilo,Octavio; Mejias,Asuncion. "Risk Factors in Children Hospitalized With RSV Bronchiolitis Versus Non-RSV Bronchiolitis." PEDIATRICS. Vol. 126, no. 6. (December 2010.): E1453-E1460.

Koranyi,Katalin; Yontz,Dustin; Rohrer,Zachary; Leber,Amy; Ramilo,Octavio. "PERICARDIAL EFFUSION COMPLICATING NOVEL INFLUENZA A (H1N1) INFECTION IN AN INFANT." PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL. Vol. 29, no. 8. (August 2010.): 782-783.

Torres,Juan,Pablo; Gomez,Ana,M; Khokhar,Shama; Bhoj,Vijay,G; Tagliabue,Claudia; Chang,Michael,L; Kiener,Peter,A; Revell,Paula,A; Ramilo,Octavio; Mejias,Asuncion. "Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) RNA loads in peripheral blood correlates with disease severity in mice." RESPIRATORY RESEARCH. Vol. 11, (September 2010.): 125-.

Mejias,Asuncion; Ramilo,Octavio. "Pneumococcal Pneumonia in Preschool Children Viral Coinfection Does Not Worsen Clinical Outcome Reply." PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL. Vol. 30, no. 2. (February 2011.): 183-184.

PrabhuDas M, Adkins B, Gans H, King C, Levy O, Ramilo O, Siegrist CA. "Challenges in infant immunity: implications for responses to infection and vaccines." Nat Immunol. Vol. 12, no. 3. (March 2011.): 189-94.

Aquino,Victor,M; Cost,Carrye; Gomez,Ana; Bowers,Daniel,C; Ramilo,Octavio; Ahmad,Naveed; Winick,Naomi; Leavey,Patrick,J. "Predictive Value of Interleukin-5 and Monocyte Chemotactic Protein-1 for Bacteremia in Children With Febrile Neutropenia." JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY. Vol. 34, no. 6. (August 2012.): E241-E245.

Ioannidis I, McNally B, Willette M, Peeples ME, Chaussabel D, Durbin JE, Ramilo O, Mejias A, Flaño E.. "Plasticity and virus specificity of the airway epithelial cell immune response during respiratory virus infection.." J Virol.. Vol. 86, no. 10. (May 2012.): 5422-36.

Nadorlik H, Marcon M, Koranyi K, Ramilo O, Mejias A.. "A 2-month-old with bacteremia and gastroenteritis.." Pediatr Infect Dis J.. Vol. 31, no. 2. (February 2012.): 210, 215-6.

Manzoni P, Paes B, Resch B, Carbonell-Estrany X, Bont L.. "High risk for RSV bronchiolitis in late preterms and selected infants affected by rare disorders: a dilemma of specific prevention.." Early Hum Dev.. Vol. 88, no. Suppl 2. (May 2012.): S34-41.

Banchereau,Romain; Jordan-Villegas,Alejandro; Ardura,Monica; Mejias,Asuncion; Baldwin,Nicole; Xu,Hui; Saye,Elizabeth; Rossello-Urgell,Jose; Phuong Nguyen,P; Blankenship,Derek; Creech,Clarence,B; pascual,Virginia; Banchereau,Jacques; Chaussabel,Damien; Ramilo,Octavio. "Host Immune Transcriptional Profiles Reflect the Variability in Clinical Disease Manifestations in Patients with Staphylococcus aureus Infections." PLOS ONE. Vol. 7, no. 4. (April 2012.): e34390-.

García C, Soriano-Fallas A, Lozano J, Leos N, Gomez AM, Ramilo O, Mejias A.. "Decreased innate immune cytokine responses correlate with disease severity in children with respiratory syncytial virus and human rhinovirus bronchiolitis.." Pediatr Infect Dis J.. Vol. 31, no. 1. (January 2012.): 86-9.

Mejias,Asuncion; Dimo,Blerta; Suarez,Nicolas,M; Garcia,Carla; Suarez-Arrabal,M,Carmen; Jartti,Tuomas; Blankenship,Derek; Jordan-Villegas,Alejandro; Ardura,Monica,I; Xu,Zhaohui; Banchereau,Jacques; Chaussabel,Damien; Ramilo,Octavio. "Whole blood gene expression profiles to assess pathogenesis and disease severity in infants with respiratory syncytial virus infection.." PLoS medicine. Vol. 10, no. 11. (November 2013.): e1001549-.

Mella,Cesar; Suarez-Arrabal,M,Carmen; Lopez,Santiago; Stephens,Julie; Fernandez,Soledad; Hall,Mark,W; Ramilo,Octavio; Mejias,Asuncion. "Innate Immune Dysfunction is Associated with Enhanced Disease Severity In Infants with Severe Respiratory Syncytial Virus Bronchiolitis." JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 207, no. 4. (February 2013.): 564-573.

Hahn A, Wang W, Jaggi P, Dvorchik I, Ramilo O, Koranyi K, Mejias A.. "Human metapneumovirus infections are associated with severe morbidity in hospitalized children of all ages.." Epidemiol Infect.. Vol. 7, (January 2013.): 1-11.

Bentebibel SE, Lopez S, Obermoser G, Schmitt N, Mueller C, Harrod C, Flano E, Mejias A, Albrecht RA, Blankenship D, Xu H, Pascual V, Banchereau J, Garcia-Sastre A, Palucka AK, Ramilo O, Ueno H.. "Induction of ICOS+CXCR3+CXCR5+ TH Cells Correlates with Antibody Responses to Influenza Vaccination.." Sci Transl Med.. Vol. 5, no. 176. (March 2013.): 176ra32-.

Jaggi,Preeti; Kajon,Adriana,E; Mejias,Asuncion; Ramilo,Octavio; Leber,Amy. "Human Adenovirus Infection in Kawasaki Disease: A Confounding Bystander?." CLINICAL INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 56, no. 1. (January 2013.): 58-64.

Escosa-García,L; Ramilo,O; Mejías,A. "[High-dose daptomycin use in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus disseminated infection].." Anales de pediatría (Barcelona, Spain : 2003). Vol. 78, no. 3. (March 2013.): 185-188.

Ramilo O, Mejias A. "Recent advances in the treatment of bronchiolitis: perspectives for 2013." An Pediatr (Barc). Vol. 78, no. 4. (April 2013.): 205-7.

Bolton M, Wang W, Hahn A, Ramilo O, Mejias A, Jaggi P. "Predictors for successful treatment of pediatric deep neck infections using antimicrobials alone." Peditr Infect Dis J. Vol. 32, no. 9. (September 2013.): 1034-6.

Mella,Cesar; Hall,Mark,W; Ramilo,Octavio; Mejias,Asuncion. "Innate Immune Dysfunction in RSV: What Is the Role of Ventilation? Reply." JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 208, no. 11. (December 2013.): 1924-1925.

Ruuskanen O, Waris M, Ramilo O. "New aspects on human rhinovirus infections." Pediatr Infect Dis J. Vol. 32, no. 5. (May 2013.): 553-5.

Mejias A, Hall MW, Ramilo O. "Immune monitoring of children with respiratory syncytial virus infection." Expert Rev Clin Immunol. Vol. 9, no. 5. (May 2013.): 393-5.

Gualdi,Lucien; Mertz,Sara; Gomez,Ana,M; Ramilo,Octavio; Wittke,Anja; Mejias,Asuncion. "Lack of effect of bovine lactoferrin in respiratory syncytial virus replication and clinical disease severity in the mouse model." ANTIVIRAL RESEARCH. Vol. 99, no. 2. (August 2013.): 188-195.

Bolton,Michael; Wang,Wei; Hahn,Andrea; Ramilo,Octavio; Mejias,Asuncion; Jaggi,Preeti. "Predictors for successful treatment of pediatric deep neck infections using antimicrobials alone.." Pediatric infectious disease journal. Vol. 32, no. 9. (September 2013.): 1034-1036.

Mahajan P, Ramilo O, Kuppermann N. "The future possibilities of diagnostic testing for the evalution of febrile infants." JAMA Pediatr. Vol. 167, no. 10. (October 2013.): 888-98.

Mejias A, Ramilo O. "Defining the burden of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection." J Pediatr (Rio J). Vol. 89, no. 6. (November 2013.): 517-9.

Mella,Cesar; Hall,Mark,W; Ramilo,Octavio; Mejias,Asuncion. "Reply to Plötz et al.." journal of infectious diseases. Vol. 208, no. 11. (December 2013.): 1924-1925.

Tripp,Ralph,A; Mejias,Asuncion; Ramilo,Octavio. "Host gene expression and respiratory syncytial virus infection.." Current topics in microbiology and immunology. Vol. 372, (January 2013.): 193-209.

Mella,Cesar; Hall,Mark,W; Ramilo,Octavio; Mejias,Asuncion. "Reply to Plötz et al.." journal of infectious diseases. Vol. 208, no. 11. (December 2013.): 1924-1925.

Ramilo O, Lagos R, SaezLlorens X, Suzich J, Wang CK, Jensen KM, harris BS, Losonsky GA, Griffin MP. "Motavizumab Treatment of Infants Hospitalized with Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection Does Not Decrease Viral Load or Severity of Illness." Ped Infect Dis J. Vol. Epub ahead of print, (December 2013.): na-.

Ramilo O, Mejias A.. "It is time for a Comprehensive Analytical Approach in Clinical Studies: Virus vs Host Interactions and Influenza Disease Severity." Am J Resp Crit Care Med. Vol. 189, no. 4. (February 2014.): 385-6.

Rodriguez R, Ramilo O. "Respiratory syncytial virus: how, shy and what to do." J Infect. Vol. 68, no. Suppl 1. (January 2014.): S115-8.

Mejias,Asuncion; Ramilo,Octavio. "Transcriptional profiling in infectious diseases: Ready for prime time?." JOURNAL OF INFECTION. Vol. 68, (January 2014.): S94-S99.

Cao RG, Suarez NM, Obermoser G, Lopez SM, Flano E, Mertz SE, Albrecht RA, Garcia-Sastre A, Mejias A, Xu H, Qin H, Blankenship D, Palucka K, Pascual V, Ramilo O. "Differences in antibody responses between TIV and LAIV influenza vaccines correlate with the kinetics and magnitude of interferon signaling in children." J Infect Dis. Vol. Epub ahead of print, (February 2014.): na-.

Mejias,Asuncion; Suarez,Nicolas,M; Ramilo,Octavio. "Detecting specific infections in children through host responses: a paradigm shift." CURRENT OPINION IN INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 27, no. 3. (June 2014.): 228-235.

Tremoulet,Adriana,H; Jain,Sonia; Jaggi,Preeti; Jimenez-Fernandez,Susan; Pancheri,Joan,M; Sun,Xiaoying; Kanegaye,John,T; Kovalchin,John,P; Printz,Beth,F; Ramilo,Octavio; Burns,Jane,C. "Infliximab for intensification of primary therapy for Kawasaki disease: a phase 3 randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial." LANCET. Vol. 383, no. 9930. (May 2014.): 1731-1738.

Banchereau,Romain; Baldwin,Nicole; Cepika,Alma-Martina; Athale,Shruti; Xue,Yaming; Yu,Chun,I; Metang,Patrick; Cheruku,Abhilasha; Berthier,Isabelle; Gayet,Ingrid; Wang,Yuanyuan; Ohouo,Marina; Snipes,LuAnn; Xu,Hui; Obermoser,Gerlinde; Blankenship,Derek; Oh,SangKon; Ramilo,Octavio; Chaussabel,Damien; Banchereau,Jacques; Palucka,Karolina; Pascual,Virginia. "Transcriptional specialization of human dendritic cell subsets in response to microbial vaccines." NATURE COMMUNICATIONS. Vol. 5, (October 2014.): 5283-.

Suarez,Nicolas,M; Bunsow,Eleonora; Falsey,Ann,R; Walsh,Edward,E; Mejias,Asuncion; Ramilo,Octavio. "Superiority of transcriptional profiling over procalcitonin for distinguishing bacterial from viral lower respiratory tract infections in hospitalized adults.." journal of infectious diseases. Vol. 212, no. 2. (July 2015.): 213-222.

Suarez-Arrabal,M,Carmen; Mella,Cesar; Lopez,Santiago,M; Brown,Nicole,V; Hall,Mark,W; Hammond,Sue; Shiels,William; Groner,Judith; Marcon,Mario; Ramilo,Octavio; Mejias,Asuncion. "Nasopharyngeal bacterial burden and antibiotics: Influence on inflammatory markers and disease severity in infants with respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis." JOURNAL OF INFECTION. Vol. 71, no. 4. (October 2015.): 458-469.

Mejias,Asuncion; Ramilo,Octavio. "New options in the treatment of respiratory syncytial virus disease." JOURNAL OF INFECTION. Vol. 71, (June 2015.): S80-S87.

Suarez,Nicolas,M; Bunsow,Eleonora; Falsey,Ann,R; Walsh,Edward,E; Mejias,Asuncion; Ramilo,Octavio. "Superiority of Transcriptional Profiling Over Procalcitonin for Distinguishing Bacterial From Viral Lower Respiratory Tract Infections in Hospitalized Adults." JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 212, no. 2. (July 2015.): 213-222.

Perez-Yarza,Eduardo,G; Moreno-Galdo,Antonio; Ramilo,Octavio; Rubi,Teresa; Escribano,Amparo; Torres,Antonio; Sardon,Olaia; Oliva,Concepcion; Perez,Guadalupe; Cortell,Isidoro; Rovira-Amigo,Sandra; Pastor-Vivero,Maria,D; Perez-Frias,Javier; Velasco,Valle; Torres-Borrego,Javier; Figuerola,Joan; Isabel Barrio,Maria; Garcia-Hernandez,Gloria; Mejias,Asuncion. "Risk factors for bronchiolitis, recurrent wheezing, and related hospitalization in preterm infants during the first year of life." PEDIATRIC ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY. Vol. 26, no. 8. (December 2015.): 797-804.

Kanegaye,John,T; Jones,Jefferson,M; Burns,Jane,C; Jain,Sonia; Sun,Xiaoying; Jimenez-Fernandez,Susan; Berry,Erika; Pancheri,Joan,M; Jaggi,Preeti; Ramilo,Octavio; Tremoulet,Adriana,H. "Axillary, Oral and Rectal Routes of Temperature Measurement During Treatment of Acute Kawasaki Disease.." Pediatric infectious disease journal. Vol. 35, no. 1. (January 2016.): 50-53.