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
2019
Milord F, Jolicoeur G, Hacala MA, Jiang J, Leclerc M, Phan E, and Lambert L, Clinical presentation of reported Lyme disease cases among children from Quebec (Canada) between 2009-2017, International Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 79, no. 1, p. 148, 2019.
Glauser W, Combatting Lyme disease myths and the “chronic Lyme industry”, CMAJ, vol. 191, no. 40, pp. E111-E1112, 2019.
Scott JD, Comment on Schillberg, E., et al; Distribution of Ixodes scapularis in Northwestern Ontario: Results from Active and Passive Surveillance Activities in the Northwestern Health Unit Catchment Area. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2018, 15, 2225, Int J Environ Res Public Health, vol. 16, no. 11, 2019.
Genne D, Sarr A, Rais O, and Voordouw M, Competition Between Strains of Borrelia afzelii in Immature Ixodes ricinus Ticks Is Not Affected by Season, Front Cell Infect Mi, vol. 9, 2019.
Cimolai N, Could Powassan Virus Be Endemic to British Columbia?, CMAJ, 2019.
Zhang X and Wu J, Critical diapause portion for oscillations: Parametric trigonometric functions and their applications for Hopf bifurcation analyses, Math Meth Appl Sci, vol. 42, pp. 1363-1376, 2019.
Gan GL, Willie E, Chauve C, and Chindelevitch L, Deconvoluting the diversity of within-host pathogen strains in a multi-locus sequence typing framework, BMC Bioinformatics, vol. 20, no. Suppl 20, 2019.
Scott JD, Clark KL, Coble NM, and Balantyne TR, Detection and Transstadial Passage of Babesia Species and Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Lato in Ticks Collected from Avian and Mammalian Hosts in Canada, Healthcare (Basel), vol. 7, no. 4, 2019.
Morshed MG, Hojgaard A, Lee MK, Osikowicz LM, and Eisen L, Detection of 'Candidatus Ehrlichia khabarensis' in rodents and ticks removed from rodents in British Columbia, Canada., Ticks Tick Borne Dis, vol. 24, 2019.
Gasmi S, Ogden NH, Ripoche M, Leighton PA, Lindsay LR, Nelder MP, Rees E, Bouchard C, Vrbova L, Rusk R, Russel C, Pelcat Y, Mechai S, Kotchi SO, and Koffi JK, Detection of municipalities at-risk of Lyme disease using passive surveillance of Ixodes scapularis as an early signal: A province-specific indicator in Canada., PLoS One, vol. 14, no. 2, 2019.
Yeung C and Baranchuk A, Diagnosis and Treatment of Lyme Carditis: JACC Review Topic of the Week, J Am Coll Cardiol, vol. 73, no. 6, pp. 717-726, 2019.
Gupta RS, Distinction between Borrelia and Borreliella is more robustly supported by molecular and phenotypic characteristics than all other neighbouring prokaryotic genera: Response to Margos' et al. "The genus Borrelia reloaded" (PLoS ONE 13(12): e0208432), PLoS One, vol. 14, no. 8, 2019.
Kristyna H, Marketa R, Pavel S, Jan V, Annetta Z, Burgess H, Vladimir S, Vladimir Z, and David M, Diversity of Babesia spp. in cervid ungulates based on the 18S rDNA and cytochrome c oxidase subunit I phylogenies, Infect Genet Evol, 2019.
Armstrong SF and Green PJ, Early Disseminated Lyme Disease in a 15-Year-Old Male, J Cutan Med Surg, vol. 23, no. 2, 2019.
Mac S, da Silva SR, and Sander B, The economic burden of Lyme disease and the cost-effectiveness of Lyme disease interventions: A scoping review, PLoS One, vol. 14, no. 1, 2019.
Vogt NA, Sargent JM, MacKinnon MC, and Versluis AM, Efficacy of Borrelia burgdorferi vaccine in dogs in North America: A systematic review and meta-analysis, J Vet Intern Med., vol. 33, no. 1, 2019.
Ogden NH, Wilson JRU, Richardson DM, Hui C, Davies SJ, Kumschick S, Le Roux JJ, Measey J, Saul WC, and Pulliam J, Emerging infectious diseases and biological invasions: a call for a One Health collaboration in science and management, R. Soc. Open Sci, vol. 6, no. 3, 2019.
Fesler MC, Middelveen MJ, Burke J, and Stricker RB, Erosive Vulvovaginitis Associated With Borrelia burgdorferi Infection, J Investig Med High Impact Case Rep., vol. Jan-Dec, 2019.
Shing E, Wang J, Khoo E, Evans GA, Moore S, Nelder MP, Patel SN, Russell C, Sider D, and Sander B, Estimating direct healthcare costs attributable to laboratory‐confirmed Lyme disease in Ontario, Canada: A population‐based matched cohort study using health administrative data, Zoonoses and Public Health, vol. 66, no. 4, 2019.
Jacob J, Valois P, Aenishaenslin C, Bouchard C, Briand S, Talbot D, and Tessier M, Factors Leading Municipal Authorities to Implement Preventive Interventions for Lyme Disease., Int J Environ Res Public Health, vol. 16, no. 9, 2019.

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