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: Aug 1, 2020

Found 380 results
Margos G, Piesman J, Lane RS, Ogden NH, Sing A, Straubinger RK, and Fingerle V, Borrelia kurtenbachii sp. nov., a widely distributed member of the Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato species complex in North America, Int J Syst Evol Microbiol, vol. 64, no. Pt. 1, 2014.
Simon JA, Marrotte RR, Desrosiers N, Fiset J, Gaitan J, Gonzalez A, Koffi JK, Lapointe FJ, Leighton PA, Lindsay LR, Logan T, Milord F, Ogden NH, Rogic A, Roy-Dufresne E, Suter D, Tessier N, and Millien V, Climate change and habitat fragmentation drive the occurrence of Borrelia burgdorferi, the agent of Lyme disease, at the northeastern limit of its distribution., Evol Appl., vol. 7, no. 7, 2014.
Parkinson AJ, Evengard B, Semenza JC, Ogden NH, Børresen ML, Berner J, Brubaker M, Sjöstedt A, Evander M, Hondula DM, Menne B, Pshenichnaya N, Gounder P, Larose T, Revich B, Hueffer K, and Albihn A, Climate change and infectious diseases in the Arctic: establishment of a circumpolar working group., Int J Circumpolar Health, vol. 73, 2014.
Anstead CA and Chilton NB, Comparison of the DNA sequences and secondary structure of the mitochondrial 16S rRNA gene of Ixodes kingi, Ixodes sculptus and Ixodes angustus, Molecular and Cellular Probes, vol. 28, no. 4, 2014.
Bandy NJ, Salman-Dilgimen A, and Chaconas G, Construction and characterization of a Borrelia burgdorferi strain with conditional expression of the essential telomere resolvase, ResT., J Bacteriol., vol. 196, no. 13, 2014.
Scott JD, Scott CM, and Anderson JF, The Establishment of a Blacklegged Tick Population by Migratory Songbirds in Ontario, Canada., J Veter Sci Med, vol. 2, no. 1, 2014.
Ogden NH, Radojević M, Wu X, Duvvuri VR, Leighton P, and Wu J, Estimated Effects of Projected Climate Change on the Basic Reproductive Number of the Lyme Disease Vector Ixodes scapularis, Environ Health Perspectives, vol. 122, no. 6, 2014.
Bullard JM, Ahsanuddin AN, Perry AM, Lindsay LR, Iranpour M, Dibernardo A, and Van Caeseele PG, The first case of locally acquired tick-borne Babesia microti infection in Canada., Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol., vol. 25, no. 6, 2014.
Aenishaenslin C, Ravel A, Michel P, Gern L, Milord F, Waaub JP, and Bélanger D, From Lyme disease emergence to endemicity: a cross sectional comparative study of risk perceptions in different populations., BMC Public Health, vol. 14, 2014.
Krakowetz CN, Lindsay LR, and Chilton NB, Genetic variation in the mitochondrial 16S ribosomal RNA gene of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae)., Parasit Vectors, vol. 7, 2014.
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.