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
2011
Krakowetz CN, Lindsay LR, and Chilton NB, Genetic diversity in Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) from six established populations in Canada, Ticks Tick Borne Dis, vol. 2, no. 3, 2011.
Henry B, Roth D, Reilly R, MacDougall L, Mak S, Li M, and Li M, How Big is the Lyme Problem? Using Novel Methods to Estimate the True Number of Lyme Disease Cases in British Columbia Residents from 1997 to 2008, Vector-borne and Zoonotic Diseases, vol. 11, no. 7, 2011.
Salman-Dilgimen A, Hardy PO, Dresser AR, and Chaconas G, HrpA, a DEAH-Box RNA Helicase, Is Involved in Global Gene Regulation in the Lyme Disease Spirochete, PloS One, vol. 6, no. 7, 2011.
Bourre-Tessier J, Milord F, Pineau C, and Vinet E, Indigenous Lyme Disease in Quebec., J Rheumatol. , vol. 38, no. 1, 2011.
Ogden NH, Margos G, Aanensen DM, Drebot MA, Feil EJ, Hanincova K, Schwartz I, Tyler S, and Lindsay LR, Investigation of genotypes of Borrelia burgdorferi in Ixodes scapularis ticks collected in surveillance in Canada., Appl Environ Microbio, vol. 77, no. 10, 2011.
Henry B and Morshed M, Lyme Disease in British Columbia: Are we really missing an epidemic?, BCMJ, vol. 53, no. 5, 2011.
Dergousoff SJ and Chilton NB, Novel genotypes of Anaplasma bovis, "Candidatus Midichloria" sp. and Ignatzschineria sp. in the Rocky Mountain wood tick, Dermacentor andersoni, Vet Microbiol, vol. 150, no. 1-2, pp. 100-106, 2011.
Henry B, Crabtree A, and Morshed M, Physician awareness of lyme disease in British Columbia, BCMJ, vol. 53, no. 2, 2011.
Margos G, Vollmer SA, Ogden NH, and Fish D, Population genetics, taxonomy, phylogeny and evolution of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, Infect Genet Evol, vol. 11, no. 7, 2011.
Teng J, Lindsay LR, Bartlett K, Klinkenberg B, Dibernardo A, Wood H, and Morshed M, Prevalence of tick-borne pathogens in the South Okanagan, British Columbia: Active surveillance in ticks (Dermacentor andersoni) and deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus), vol. 53, no. 3, 2011.
Anstead CA and Chilton NB, Ticks feeding on northern pocket gophers (Thomomys talpoides) in central Saskatchewan and the unexpected detection of Ixodes scapularis larvae, J Vector Ecol., vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 355-360, 2011.
Makhani N, Morris SK, Page AV, Brophy J, Lindsay LR, Banwell BL, and Richardson SE, A twist on Lyme: the challenge of diagnosing European Lyme neuroborreliosis, J Clin Microbiol., vol. 49, no. 1, 2011.
2010
Ogden NH, Bouchard C, Kurtenbach K, Margos G, Lindsay LR, Trudel L, Nguon S, and Milord F, Active and Passive Surveillance and Phylogenetic Analysis of Borrelia burgdorferi Elucidate the Process of Lyme Disease Risk Emergence in Canada., Environ Health Perspect., vol. 118, no. 7, 2010.
Clancey N, Horney B, Burton B, Birkenheuer A, McBurney S, and Tefft K, Babesia (Theileria) annae in a red fox (Vulpes vulpes) from Prince Edward Island, Canada, J Wildl Dis., vol. 46, no. 2, 2010.
Schmidt BT, Chronic Lyme Disease in British Columbia: A Review of Strategic and Policy Issues. , British Columbia Provincial Health Services Authority., Vancouver, 2010.
Dergousoff SJ and Chilton NB, Detection of a new Arsenophonus-type bacterium in Canadian populations of the Rocky Mountain wood tick, Dermacentor andersoni, Exp Appl Acarol., vol. 52, no. 1, pp. 85-91, 2010.
Scott JD, Lee MK, Fernando K, Durden LA, Jorgensen DR, Mak S, and Morshed M, Detection of Lyme disease spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, including three novel genotypes in ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) collected from songbirds (Passeriformes) across Canada. J, Journal of Vector Ecology, vol. 35, no. 1, 2010.
Mak S, Morshed M, and Henry B, Ecological Niche Modeling of Lyme Disease in British Columbia, Canada, Journal of Medical Entomology, vol. 47, no. 1, 2010.
Krakowetz CN, Dergousoff SJ, and Chilton NB, Genetic variation in the mitochondrial 16S rRNA gene of the American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis (Acari: Ixodidae), J Vector Ecol, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 163-173, 2010.
Margos G, Hojgaard A, Lane RS, Cornet M, Fingerle V, Rudenko N, Ogden NH, Aanensen DM, Fish D, and Piesman J, Multilocus sequence analysis of Borrelia bissettii strains from North America reveals a new Borrelia species, Borrelia kurtenbachii., Ticks Tick Borne Dis., vol. 1, no. 4, 2010.

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