CAPO Publications

Data from CAPO has been used in numerous publications for more than a decade. This list represents a sampling. All of them can be found on PubMed (PubMed document identifiers are provided).


  1. Using cluster analysis of cytokines to identify patterns of inflammation in hospitalized patients with community-acquired pneumonia: a pilot study. Wiemken TL Kelley RR Fernandez-Botran R Mattingly WA Arnold FW Furmanek SP Restrepo MI Chalmers JD Peyrani P Cavallazzi R Bordon J Aliberti S Ramirez JA . The University of Louisville journal of respiratory infections  2017  1 (1)  3-11. PubMed ID: 28393141

  2. Role of Atypical Pathogens in the Etiology of Community-Acquired Pneumonia. Arnold FW Summersgill JT Ramirez JA . Seminars in respiratory and critical care medicine  2016 Dec  37 (6)  819-828. PubMed ID: 27960206

  3. Comparing posteroanterior with lateral and anteroposterior chest radiography in the initial detection of parapneumonic effusions. Moffett BK Panchabhai TS Nakamatsu R Arnold FW Peyrani P Wiemken T Guardiola J Ramirez JA . The American journal of emergency medicine  2016 Dec  34 (12)  2402-2407. PubMed ID: 27793503

  4. Cost effectiveness of adherence to IDSA/ATS guidelines in elderly patients hospitalized for Community-Aquired Pneumonia. Egger ME Myers JA Arnold FW Pass LA Ramirez JA Brock GN . BMC medical informatics and decision making  2016 Mar 15  16 ()  34. PubMed ID: 26976388

  5. Macrolide Use and Neutrophil Function/Cytokine Levels in Hospitalized Patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia: A Pilot Study. Arnold FW Bordon J Fernandez-Botran R Rane MJ Uriarte SM Kelley R Wiemken TL Peyrani P Ramirez JA Community-Acquired Pneumonia Inflammatory Study Group. . Lung  2016 Feb  194 (1)  155-62. PubMed ID: 26553025

  6. Characteristics associated with clinician diagnosis of aspiration pneumonia: a descriptive study of afflicted patients and their outcomes. Lanspa MJ Peyrani P Wiemken T Wilson EL Ramirez JA Dean NC . Journal of hospital medicine  2015 Feb  10 (2)  90-6. PubMed ID: 25363892

  7. Higher clinical success in patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus treated with linezolid compared with vancomycin: results from the IMPACT-HAP study. Peyrani P Wiemken TL Kelley R Zervos MJ Kett DH File TM Jr Stein GE Ford KD Scerpella EG Welch V Ramirez JA IMPACT-HAP Study Group. . Critical care (London, England)  2014 Jun 10  18 (3)  R118. PubMed ID: 24916853

  8. Ruling out Legionella in community-acquired pneumonia. Haubitz S Hitz F Graedel L Batschwaroff M Wiemken TL Peyrani P Ramirez JA Fux CA Mueller B Schuetz P . The American journal of medicine  2014 Oct  127 (10)  1010.e11-9. PubMed ID: 24813862

  9. Cardiac diseases complicating community-acquired pneumonia. Aliberti S Ramirez JA . Current opinion in infectious diseases  2014 Jun  27 (3)  295-301. PubMed ID: 24685550

  10. The effectiveness of the polysaccharide pneumococcal vaccine for the prevention of hospitalizations due to Streptococcus pneumoniae community-acquired pneumonia in the elderly differs between the sexes: results from the Community-Acquired Pneumonia Organization (CAPO) international cohort study. Wiemken TL Carrico RM Klein SL Jonsson CB Peyrani P Kelley RR Aliberti S Blasi F Fernandez-Gonzalez R Lopardo G Ramirez JA CAPO Investigators. . Vaccine  2014 Apr 17  32 (19)  2198-203. PubMed ID: 24613522

  11. Contrasting inflammatory responses in severe and non-severe community-acquired pneumonia. Fernandez-Botran R Uriarte SM Arnold FW Rodriguez-Hernandez L Rane MJ Peyrani P Wiemken T Kelley R Uppatla S Cavallazzi R Blasi F Morlacchi L Aliberti S Jonsson C Ramirez JA Bordon J . Inflammation  2014 Aug  37 (4)  1158-66. PubMed ID: 24557760

  12. Absence of gender-based differences in outcome of patients with hospital-acquired pneumonia. Caceres F Welch VL Kett DH Scerpella EG Peyrani P Ford KD Ramirez JA Impact-Hap Study Group. . Journal of women's health (2002)  2013 Dec  22 (12)  1069-75. PubMed ID: 24128006

  13. Mortality differences among hospitalized patients with community-acquired pneumonia in three world regions: results from the Community-Acquired Pneumonia Organization (CAPO) International Cohort Study. Arnold FW Wiemken TL Peyrani P Ramirez JA Brock GN CAPO authors. . Respiratory medicine  2013 Jul  107 (7)  1101-11. PubMed ID: 23660396

  14. Phenotypic differences in virulence and immune response in closely related clinical isolates of influenza A 2009 H1N1 pandemic viruses in mice. Camp JV Chu YK Chung DH McAllister RC Adcock RS Gerlach RL Wiemken TL Peyrani P Ramirez JA Summersgill JT Jonsson CB . PloS one  2013  8 (2)  e56602. PubMed ID: 23441208

  15. Emergence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus USA300 genotype as a major cause of late-onset nosocomial pneumonia in intensive care patients in the USA. Pasquale TR Jabrocki B Salstrom SJ Wiemken TL Peyrani P Haque NZ Scerpella EG Ford KD Zervos MJ Ramirez JA File TM Jr IMPACT-HAP Study Group. . International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases  2013 Jun  17 (6)  e398-403. PubMed ID: 23375542

  16. Clinical stability and switch therapy in hospitalised patients with community-acquired pneumonia: are we there yet? Ramirez JA . The European respiratory journal  2013 Jan  41 (1)  5-6. PubMed ID: 23277515

  17. Empiric therapy directed against MRSA in patients admitted to the intensive care unit does not improve outcomes in community-acquired pneumonia. Griffin AT Peyrani P Wiemken TL Ramirez JA Arnold FW . Infection  2013 Apr  41 (2)  517-23. PubMed ID: 23132663

  18. Understanding the roles of cytokines and neutrophil activity and neutrophil apoptosis in the protective versus deleterious inflammatory response in pneumonia. Bordon J Aliberti S Fernandez-Botran R Uriarte SM Rane MJ Duvvuri P Peyrani P Morlacchi LC Blasi F Ramirez JA . International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases  2013 Feb  17 (2)  e76-83. PubMed ID: 23069683

  19. Outcomes in females hospitalised with community-acquired pneumonia are worse than in males. Arnold FW Wiemken TL Peyrani P Mirsaeidi M Ramirez JA Community Acquired Pneumonia Organization (CAPO) Study Group. . The European respiratory journal  2013 May  41 (5)  1135-40. PubMed ID: 22835618

  20. Switch therapy in hospitalized patients with community-acquired pneumonia: tigecycline vs. levofloxacin. Ramirez JA Cooper AC Wiemken T Gardiner D Babinchak T 308 Study Group. . BMC infectious diseases  2012 Jul 19  12 ()  159. PubMed ID: 22812672

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