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.

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: Aug 1, 2020

Found 380 results
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.
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.
Yunik ME, Galloway TD, and Lindsay LR, Ability of Unfed Dermacentor variabilis (Acari: Ixodidae) to Survive a Second Winter as Adults in Manitoba, Canada, Near the Northern Limit of Their Range., J Med Entomol, vol. 52, no. 2, 2015.
Aenishaenslin C, Gern L, Michel P, Ravel A, Hongoh V, Waaub JP, Milord F, and Bélanger D, Adaptation and Evaluation of a Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis Model for Lyme Disease Prevention, PLoS One, vol. 10, no. 8, 2015.
Scott JD and Durden LA, Amblyomma dissimile Koch (Acari: Ixodidae) parasitizes bird captured in Canada, Systematic & Applied Acarology, vol. 20, no. 8, 2015.
Chen D, Wong H, Belanger P, Moore K, Peterson M, and Cunningham J, Analyzing the Correlation between Deer Habitat and the Component of the Risk for Lyme Disease in Eastern Ontario, Canada: A GIS-Based Approach, ISPRS Int. J. Geo-inf, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 105-123, 2015.
Yunik ME, Galloway TD, and Lindsay LR, Assessment of prevalence and distribution of spotted fever group rickettsiae in Manitoba, Canada, in the American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis (Acari: Ixodidae)., Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis., vol. 15, no. 2, 2015.
Schvartz G, Epp T, Burgess HJ, Chilton NB, and Lohmann KL, Comparison between available serologic tests for detecting antibodies against Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Borrelia burgdorferi in horses in Canada, J Vet Diagn Invest, vol. 27, no. 4, 2015.
Mechai S, Margos G, Feil EJ, Lindsay LR, and Ogden NH, Complex population structure of Borrelia burgdorferi in southeastern and south central Canada as revealed by phylogeographic analysis., Appl Environ Microbiol., vol. 81, no. 4, 2015.
Gabriele-Rivet V, Arsenault J, Badcock J, Cheng A, Edsall J, Goltz J, Kennedy J, Lindsay LR, Pelcat Y, and Ogden NH, Different Ecological Niches for Ticks of Public Health Significance in Canada., PLoS One, vol. 10, no. 7, 2015.
Hatchette TF, Schleihauf E, Haldane D, Drebot MA, Baikie M, Cole TJ, Fleming S, Gould R, Lindsay LR, and Johnston BL, Epidemiology of Lyme Disease, Nova Scotia, Canada, 2002-2013, Emerg Infect Dis, vol. 21, no. 10, 2015.