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.

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Last updated: September 6, 2019

Found 303 results
Bouchard C, Leighton P, Beauchamp G, Nguon S, Trudel L, Milord F, Lindsay LR, Bélanger D, and Ogden NH, Harvested white-tailed deer as sentinel hosts for early establishing Ixodes scapularis populations and risk from vector-borne zoonoses in Southeastern Canada., J Med Entomol, vol. 50, no. 2, 2013.
Coburn J, Leong J, and Chaconas G, Illuminating the roles of the Borrelia burgdorferi adhesins., Trends in Microbiology, vol. 21, no. 8, 2013.
Mechai S, Feil EJ, Gariepy TD, Gregory TR, Lindsay LR, Millien V, and Ogden NH, Investigation of the population structure of the tick vector of Lyme disease Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in Canada using mitochondrial cytochrome C oxidase subunit I gene sequences, J Med Entomol, vol. 50, no. 3, 2013.
Hanincova K, Mukherjee P, Ogden NH, Margos G, Wormser GP, Reed KD, Meece JK, Vandermause MF, and Schwartz I, Multilocus sequence typing of Borrelia burgdorferi suggests existence of lineages with differential pathogenic properties in humans, PLoS One, vol. 8, no. 9, 2013.
Anstead CA, Wallace SB, and Chilton NB, Mutation scanning-based identification of larval and nymphal ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) from Richardson's ground squirrels (Spermophilus richardsonii), Molecular and Cellular Probes, vol. 28, no. 1, 2013.
Instead CA and Chilton NB, A novel Rickettsia species detected in Vole Ticks (Ixodes angustus) from Western Canada, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol. 79, no. 24, 2013.
Chaconas G and Morris SJ, Peaceful coexistence amongst Borrelia plasmids: Getting by with a little help from their friends?, Plasmid, vol. 17, no. 2, 2013.
Roy-Dufresne E, Logan T, Simon JA, Chmura GL, and Millien V, Poleward Expansion of the White-Footed Mouse (Peromyscus leucopus) under Climate Change: Implications for the Spread of Lyme Disease, PLoS ONE, vol. 8, no. 11, 2013.
Ogden NH, Lindsay LR, and Leighton P, Predicting the rate of invasion of the agent of Lyme disease Borrelia burgdorferi, Journal of Applied Ecology, vol. 50, no. 2, 2013.
Horney B and Stojanovic V, Protein-losing nephropathy associated with Borrelia burgdorferi seropositivity in a soft-coated wheaten terrier: response to therapy, Can Vet J, vol. 54, no. 4, pp. 392-396, 2013.
Dergousoff SJ, Galloway TD, Lindsay LR, Curry PS, and Chilton NB, Range expansion of Dermacentor variabilis and Dermacentor andersoni (Acari: Ixodidae) near their northern distributional limits, J Med Entomol, vol. 50, no. 3, 2013.
Walia R and Chaconas G, Suggested Role for G4 DNA in Recombination Switching at the Antigenic Variation Locus of the Lyme Disease Spirochete., PLoS ONE, vol. 8, no. 2, 2013.
Anstead CA, Hwang YT, and Chilton NB, Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) on small mammals in Kootenay National Park, British Columbia, Canada, Journal of Medical Entomology, vol. 50, no. 6, 2013.