Canadian Tick-borne Illness 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.

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Last updated: July 2, 2020

Found 379 results
Scott JD, Borrelia mayonii: prying open Pandora's box of spirochetes., Lancet Infect Dis., vol. 16, no. 6, 2016.
Lysyk TJ and Dergousoff SJ, Can Subclinical Infestation by Paralyzing Dermacentor andersoni (Acari: Ixodidae) Induce Immunity to Tick Paralysis in Sheep?, J Med Entomol, vol. 53, no. 3, pp. 496-499, 2016.
Patriquin G, LeBlanc J, Heinstein C, Roberts C, Lindsay LR, and Hatchette TF, Cross-reactivity between Lyme and syphilis screening assays: Lyme disease does not cause false-positive syphilis screens, Diagn Microbiology Infect Dis, vol. 84, no. 3, 2016.
Clow KM, Ogden NH, Lindsay LR, Michel P, Pearl DL, and Jardine CM, Distribution of Ticks and the Risk of Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Pathogens of Public Health Significance in Ontario, Canada., Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis., vol. 16, no. 4, 2016.
Ludwig A, Ginsberg HS, Hickling GJ, and Ogden NH, A Dynamic Population Model to Investigate Effects of Climate and Climate-Independent Factors on the Lifecycle of Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae), j Med Entomol, vol. 53, no. 1, 2016.
Gabriele-Rivet V, Ogden NH, Massé A, Antonation K, Corbett C, Dibernardo A, Lindsay LR, Leighton PA, and Arsenault J, ECO-EPIZOOTIOLOGIC STUDY OF FRANCISELLA TULARENSIS, THE AGENT OF TULAREMIA, IN QUÉBEC WILDLIFE., J Wildl Dis, vol. 52, no. 2, pp. 217-229, 2016.
Ogden NH and Lindsay LR, Effects of Climate and Climate Change on Vectors and Vector-Borne Diseases: Ticks Are Different, Trends Parasitol, vol. 32, no. 8, 2016.
Scott JD, Foley JE, Clark KL, Anderson JF, Durden LA, Manord JM, and Smith ML, Established Population of Blacklegged Ticks with High Infection Prevalence for the Lyme Disease Bacterium, Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Lato, on Corkscrew Island, Kenora District, Ontario, Int. J. Med. Sci., vol. 13, no. 12, pp. 881-891, 2016.
Mechai S, Margos G, Feil EJ, Barairo N, Lindsay LR, Michel P, and Ogden NH, Evidence for Host-Genotype Associations of Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Stricto, PLoS One, vol. 11, no. 2, 2016.
Aenishaenslin C, Bouchard C, Koffi JK, Pelcat Y, and Ogden NH, Evidence of rapid changes in Lyme disease awareness in Canada, Ticks Tick Borne Dis, vol. 7, no. 6, 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.
Morshed M, Lindsay LR, Lee MK, Dibernardo A, Galanis E, Patrick DM, McLaws M, Henry B, and Krajden M, A New Borrelia Species Discovered in BC Ticks, BCMJ, vol. 58, no. 10, 2016.