Canadian Research 2010-Present

Please note that while summaries of the journal articles listed below are fairly universally accessible by members of the public, full text access often (though not always) requires a fee and/or account.

If you are aware of any Canadian research into ticks or tick-borne illnesses that should be included below, please send me an email and include whatever details you have.

Last updated: November 6, 2019

Found 324 results
2016
Scott JD, Clark KL, Foley JE, Durden LA, Manord JM, and Smith ML, First Record of Ixodes affinis Tick (Acari: Ixodidae) Infected with Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Lato Collected from a Migratory Songbird in Canada, J Bacteriol Parasitol, vol. 7, 2016.
Salo J, Pietikäinen A, Söderström M, Ebady R, Moriarty TJ, Auvinen K, Viljanen MK, Salmi M, and Hytönen J, Flow-Tolerant Adhesion of a Bacterial Pathogen to Human Endothelial Cells Through Interaction With Biglycan, J Infect Dis., vol. 213, no. 10, 2016.
Nelder MP, Russell CB, Sheehan NJ, Sander B, Moore S, Li Y, Johnson S, Patel SN, and Sider D, Human pathogens associated with the blacklegged tick Ixodes scapularis: a systematic review., Parasit Vectors, vol. 9, p. 265, 2016.
Javid A, Zlotnikov N, Pětrošová H, Tang T, Zhang Y, Bansal AK, Ebady R, Parikh M, Glogauer M, Moriarty TJ, Mijhgan A, Kim YR, Sosa MS, Sun C, and Newbiggin S, Hyperglycemia Impairs Neutrophil-Mediated Bacterial Clearance in Mice Infected with the Lyme Disease Pathogen, PLoS One, vol. 11, no. 6, 2016.
Wu X, Röst G, and Zou X, Impact of Spring Bird Migration on the Range Expansion of Ixodes scapularis Tick Population, Bull Math Biol, vol. 78, no. 1, 2016.
Zlotnikov N, Javid A, Mijhgan A, Eshghi Azad, Tang T, Arya A, Bansal AK, Matar F, Parikh M, Ebady R, Koh A, and Gupta N, Infection with the Lyme disease pathogen suppresses innate immunity in mice with diet-induced obesity, Cellular microbiology, 2016.
Eisen RJ, Eisen L, Ogden NH, and Beard CB, Linkages of Weather and Climate With Ixodes scapularis and Ixodes pacificus (Acari: Ixodidae), Enzootic Transmission of Borrelia burgdorferi, and Lyme Disease in North America, J Med Entomol, vol. 53, no. 2, 2016.
Bjurman NK, Bradet G, and Lloyd VK, Lyme disease risk in dogs in New Brunswick, The Canadian Veterinary Journal, vol. 57, no. 9, 2016.
Hongoh V, Gosselin P, Samoura K, Ravel A, Campagna C, Cissé HD, Waaub JP, and Michel P, Multi-Stakeholder Decision Aid for Improved Prioritization of the Public Health Impact of Climate Sensitive Infectious Diseases, Int J Environ Res Public Health, vol. 13, no. 4, 2016.
Lindsay LR, Present state of common vector-borne diseases in Canada., Can Commun Dis Rep, vol. 42, no. 10, 2016.
Wood H, Dillon L, Patel SN, and Ralevski F, Prevalence of Rickettsia species in Dermacentor variabilis ticks from Ontario, Canada, Ticks Tick Borne Dis, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 1044-1046, 2016.
Scott JD, Anderson JF, Durden LA, Smith ML, Manord JM, and Clark KL, Prevalence of the Lyme Disease Spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, in Blacklegged Ticks, Ixodes scapularis at Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario, Int J Med Sci, vol. 13, no. 5, 2016.
Ogden NH, Barker IK, Francis CM, Heagy A, Lindsay LR, and Hobson KA, Response to letter regarding article "How far north are migrant birds transporting the tick Ixodes scapularis in Canada? Insights from stable hydrogen isotope analyses of feathers"., Ticks Tick Borne Dis, vol. 7, no. 2, 2016.
Kadkhoda K and Gretchen A, Retrospective Study Investigating the Seroprevalence of Anaplasma phagocytophilum in Manitoba, Canada: 2011-2014, Open Forum Infect Dis, vol. 3, no. 4, 2016.
O'Brien SF, Delage G, Scalia V, Lindsay LR, Bernier F, Dubuc S, Germain M, Pilot G, Yi QL, and Fearon MA, Seroprevalence of Babesia microti infection in Canadian blood donors, Transfusion, vol. 56, no. 1, pp. 237-243, 2016.
Scott JD, Studies abound on how far north Ixodes scapularis ticks are transported by birds, Tick Tick Borne Dis, vol. 7, no. 2, 2016.
Brazeau S, Ludwig A, Kotchi SO, Ogden NH, Pelcat Y, Guy A, and Turgeon P, Tele-Epidemiology and Public Health in the Canadian Context, Living Planet Symposium 2016, 2016.
Scott JD, Anderson JF, Durden LA, Smith ML, Manord JM, and Clark KL, Ticks parasitizing gallinaceous birds in Canada and first record of Borrelia burgdorferi-infected Ixodes pacificus (Acari: Ixodidae) from California Quail, Systematic & Applied Acarology, vol. 21, no. 1, 2016.
Rahman S, Shering M, Ogden NH, Lindsay LR, and Badawi A, Toll-like receptor cascade and gene polymorphism in host-pathogen interaction in Lyme disease., J Inflamm Res., vol. 9, 2016.

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