Canadian Research 2010-Present

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Last updated: May 10, 2019

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Lee-Fuller C, Magnan A, and Pharand S, Advancing knowledge and increasing capacity to address climate-driven infectious diseases in Canada, Can Commun Dis Rep, vol. 44, no. 10, 2018.
E. Y. Stromdahl, Nadolny, R. M., Hickling GJ, Hamer SA, Ogden NH, Casal, C., Heck, G. A., Gibbons, J. A., Cremeans, T. F., and Pilgard, M. A., Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae) Ticks Are Not Vectors of the Lyme Disease Agent, Borrelia burgdorferi (Spirocheatales: Spirochaetaceae): A Review of the Evidence, J Med Entomol, vol. 55, no. 3, pp. 501-514, 2018.
Verhey TB, Castellanos M, and Chaconas G, Analysis of recombinational switching at the antigenic variation locus of the Lyme spirochete using a novel PacBio sequencing pipeline., Mol Microbiol., vol. 107, no. 1, 2018.
Verhey TB, Castellanos M, and Chaconas G, Antigenic Variation in the Lyme Spirochete: Insights into Recombinational Switching with a Suggested Role for Error-Prone Repair., Cell Rep., vol. 23, no. 9, 2018.
Clow KM, Finer R, Lumsden G, and Jardine CM, Assessing the Repeatability of Tick Dragging as a Method for Ixodes scapularis Surveillance, Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, vol. 18, no. 11, 2018.
Mendoza EJ, Warner B, Kobinger G, Ogden NH, and Safronetz D, Baited vaccines: A strategy to mitigate rodent‐borne viral zoonoses in humans, Zoonoses and Public Health, 2018.
Stricker RB and Middelveen MJ, Better drugs for Lyme disease: focus on the spirochete, Infect Drug Resist, vol. 11, 2018.
Castellanos M, Verhey TB, and Chaconas G, A Borrelia burgdorferi mini-vls system that undergoes antigenic switching in mice: investigation of the role of plasmid topology and the long inverted repeat., Mol Microbiol., vol. 109, no. 5, pp. 710-721, 2018.
Sanderson M, Lindsay LR, Campbell TM, and Morshed M, A case of Powassan encephalitis acquired in southern Quebec, CMAJ, vol. 190, no. 50, pp. E1478-E1480, 2018.
Lewis J, Boudreau CR, Patterson JW, Bradet-Legris J, and Lloyd VK, Citizen Science and Community Engagement in Tick Surveillance—A Canadian Case Study, Healthcare, vol. 6, no. 1, 2018.
Fesler MC, Middelveen MJ, and Stricker RB, Clinical evaluation of Morgellons disease in a cohort of North American patients, Dermatol Reports, vol. 10, no. 1, p. 7660, 2018.
Johnson KO, Nelder MP, Russell C, Li, Y., Badiani T, Sander B, Sider D, and Patel SN, Clinical manifestations of reported Lyme disease cases in Ontario, Canada: 2005-2014, PLoS One, vol. 13, no. 6, 2018.
A. Charbonneau, Charette, L. P., Rouleau, G., Savary, M., Wilson, A., Heer, E., Beriault, K., and de Pokomandy, A., Clinical presentation of Lyme disease in the higher-risk region of Quebec: a retrospective descriptive study, CMAJ Open, vol. 6, no. 1, 2018.
Lieske DJ and Lloyd VK, Combining public participatory surveillance and occupancy modelling to predict the distributional response of Ixodes scapularis to climate change, ScienceDirect, vol. 9, no. 3, 2018.
Nelder MP, Wijayasri S, Russell CB, Johnson KO, Marchand‑Austin A, Cronin K, Johnson S, Badiani T, Patel SN, and Sider D, The continued rise of Lyme disease in Ontario, Canada: 2017, Can Commun Dis Rep, vol. 44, no. 10, 2018.
Wills MKB, Kirby AM, and Lloyd VK, Detecting the lyme disease spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, in ticks using nested PCR, Journal of Visualized Experiments, vol. 2018, no. 132, 2018.
Middelveen MJ, Cruz, I. D., Fesler MC, Stricker RB, and Shah, J. S., Detection of tick-borne infection in Morgellons disease patients by serological and molecular techniques, Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol, vol. 11, pp. 561-569, 2018.