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
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.
Rogic A, Tessier N, Legendre P, Lapointe FJ, and Millien V, Genetic structure of the white-footed mouse in the context of the emergence of Lyme disease in southern Québec., Ecology and Evolution, vol. 3, no. 7, 2013.
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.
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.