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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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; 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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,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-.

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.

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-?.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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-.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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-.

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.

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.

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-.

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.): -.

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.

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.

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.

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-.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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,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-.

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

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-.

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

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.

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-.