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
Werden L, Barker IK, Bowman J, Gonzales EK, Leighton PA, Lindsay LR, and Jardine CM, Geography, deer, and host biodiversity shape the pattern of Lyme disease emergence in the Thousand Islands archipelago of Ontario, Canada, PLos ONE, vol. 9, no. 1, 2014.
Lee WY, Sanz MJ, Wong CH, Hardy PO, Salman-Dilgimen A, Moriarty TJ, Chaconas G, Marques A, Krawetz R, Mody CH, and Kubes P, Invariant natural killer T cells act as an extravascular cytotoxic barrier for joint-invading Lyme Borrelia., Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, vol. 111, no. 38, 2014.
Glaude P, Huber A, Mailman T, Ramsey S, Lang B, and Stringer E, Lyme Arthritis: an Emerging Clinical Problem in Nova Scotia, Canada, Arthritis & Rheumatology, vol. 66, no. Supplement S3, 2014.
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, 2014.
Schurer JM, Ndao M, Quewezance NM, Elmore SA, and Jenkins EJ, People, Pets, and Parasites: One Health Surveillance in Southeastern Saskatchewan, AM J Trop Med Hyg, vol. 90, no. 6, 2014.
Nelder MP, Russell C, Lindsay LR, Dhar B, Patel SN, Johnson S, Moore S, Kristjanson E, Li Y, and Ralevski F, Population-Based Passive Tick Surveillance and Detection of Expanding Foci of Blacklegged Ticks Ixodes scapularis and the Lyme Disease Agent Borrelia burgdorferi in Ontario, Canada, Plos ONE, 2014.
Dibernardo A, Cote T, Ogden NH, and Lindsay LR, The prevalence of Borrelia miyamotoi infection, and co-infections with other Borrelia spp. in Ixodes scapularis ticks collected in Canada., Parasites & Vectors, vol. 7, 2014.
Krakowetz CN and Chilton NB, Sequence and secondary structure of the mitochondrial 16S ribosomal RNA gene of Ixodes scapularis, Molecular and Cellular Probes, vol. 29, no. 1, 2014.
Scott JD, Scott CM, and Anderson JF, Tick Paralysis in a Snowshoe Hare by Ixodes pacificus Ticks in British Columbia, Canada, Journal of Veterinary Science & Medicine, vol. 2, no. 2, 2014.
Lu Y and Wu J, Tick seeking assumptions and their implications for Lyme disease predictions, Ecological Complexity, vol. 17, no. March 2014, 2014.
Levy S, Ticking Time Bomb? Climate Change and Ixodes scapularis, Environ Health Perspect, vol. 122, no. 6, 2014.
Krakowetz CN, Dibernardo A, Lindsay LR, and Chilton NB, Two Anaplasma phagocytophilum strains in Ixodes scapularis ticks, Canada., Emerg Infect Dis., vol. 20, no. 12, 2014.
Ogden NH, Mechai SK, and Margos G, Changing geographic ranges of ticks and tick-borne pathogens: drivers, mechanisms and consequences for pathogen diversity, Front Cell Infect Microbiol, vol. 3, 2013.
Anstead CA and Chilton NB, Detection of a novel Rickettsia (Alphaproteobacteria: Rickettsiales) in rotund ticks (Ixodes kingi) from Saskatchewan, Canada, Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, vol. 4, no. 3, 2013.
Wu X, Duvvuri VR, Lou Y, Ogden NH, Pelcat Y, and Wu J, Developing a temperature-driven map of the basic reproductive number of the emerging tick vector of Lyme disease, Ixodes scapularis, in Canada., J Theor Biol, vol. 319, 2013.
Anstead CA and Chilton NB, Discovery of novel Rickettsiella spp. in ixodid ticks from Western Canada, Applied and Environmental Biology, vol. 80, no. 4, 2013.
Bouchard C, Beauchamp G, Leighton P, Lindsay LR, Bélanger D, and Ogden NH, Does high biodiversity reduce the risk of Lyme disease invasion?, Parasit Vectors, vol. 6, 2013.
Tuite AR, Greer AL, and Fisman DN, Effect of latitude on the rate of change in incidence of Lyme disease in the United States, CMAJ Open, vol. 1, no. 1, 2013.
Kulkarni MA, Lecocq AC, Artsob H, Drebot MA, and Ogden NH, Epidemiology and aetiology of encephalitis in Canada, 1994-2008: a case for undiagnosed arboviral agents?, Epidemiol Infect., vol. 141, no. 11, 2013.
Scott JD, Anderson JF, and Durden LA, First Detection of Lyme Disease Spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi in Ticks Collected from a Raptor in Canada, J Vet Sci Med Diagn, vol. 2, no. 4, 2013.