Canadian 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: September 6, 2019

Found 303 results
2018
Castellanos M, Verhey TB, and Chaconas G, A Borrelia burgdorferi mini-vls system that undergoes antigenic switching in mice: investigation of the role of plasmid topology and the long inverted repeat., Mol Microbiol., vol. 109, no. 5, pp. 710-721, 2018.
Sanderson M, Lindsay LR, Campbell TM, and Morshed M, A case of Powassan encephalitis acquired in southern Quebec, CMAJ, vol. 190, no. 50, pp. E1478-E1480, 2018.
Kadkhoda K, Semus M, Jelic T, and Walkty A, Case Report: A Case of Colorado Tick Fever Acquired in Southwestern Saskatchewan, Am J Trop Med Hyg, vol. 98, no. 3, pp. 891-893, 2018.
Lewis J, Boudreau CR, Patterson JW, Bradet-Legris J, and Lloyd VK, Citizen Science and Community Engagement in Tick Surveillance—A Canadian Case Study, Healthcare, vol. 6, no. 1, 2018.
Fesler MC, Middelveen MJ, and Stricker RB, Clinical evaluation of Morgellons disease in a cohort of North American patients, Dermatol Reports, vol. 10, no. 1, p. 7660, 2018.
Johnson KO, Nelder MP, Russell C, Li Y, Badiani T, Sander B, Sider D, and Patel SN, Clinical manifestations of reported Lyme disease cases in Ontario, Canada: 2005-2014, PLoS One, vol. 13, no. 6, 2018.
Charbonneau A, Charette LP, Rouleau G, Savary M, Wilson A, Heer E, Beriault K, and de Pokomandy A, Clinical presentation of Lyme disease in the higher-risk region of Quebec: a retrospective descriptive study, CMAJ Open, vol. 6, no. 1, 2018.
Lieske DJ and Lloyd VK, Combining public participatory surveillance and occupancy modelling to predict the distributional response of Ixodes scapularis to climate change, ScienceDirect, vol. 9, no. 3, 2018.
Kaufman WR and Flynn PC, A comparison of the cuticular properties of the female ticks Ixodes pacificus and Amblyomma hebraeum (Acari: Ixodidae) throughout the feeding period, Exp Appl Acarol, vol. 76, no. 3, pp. 365-380, 2018.
Genne D, Sarr A, Gomez-Chamorro A, Durand J, Cayol C, Rais O, and Voordouw M, Competition between strains of Borrelia afzelii inside the rodent host and the tick vector., Proc Biol Sci, vol. 285, no. 1890, 2018.
Nelder MP, Wijayasri S, Russell CB, Johnson KO, Marchand‑Austin A, Cronin K, Johnson S, Badiani T, Patel SN, and Sider D, The continued rise of Lyme disease in Ontario, Canada: 2017, Can Commun Dis Rep, vol. 44, no. 10, 2018.
Wills MKB, Kirby AM, and Lloyd VK, Detecting the lyme disease spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, in ticks using nested PCR, Journal of Visualized Experiments, vol. 2018, no. 132, 2018.
Middelveen MJ, Cruz ID, Fesler MC, Stricker RB, and Shah JS, Detection of tick-borne infection in Morgellons disease patients by serological and molecular techniques, Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol, vol. 11, pp. 561-569, 2018.
Schillberg E, Lunny D, Lindsay LR, Nelder MP, Russell C, Mackie M, Coats D, and Berry A, 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, vol. 15, no. 10, 2018.
Bowser NH and Anderson NE, Dogs (Canis familiaris) as Sentinels for Human Infectious Disease and Application to Canadian Populations: A Systematic Review, Vet. Sci, vol. 5, no. 4, 2018.
Fournet F, Jourdain F, Bonnet E, Degroote S, and Ridde V, Effective surveillance systems for vector-borne diseases in urban settings and translation of the data into action: a scoping review., Infect Dis Poverty, vol. 7, p. 99, 2018.
Mechai S, Margos G, Feil EJ, Lindsay LR, Michel P, Kotchiba SO, and Ogden NH, Evidence for an effect of landscape connectivity on Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto dispersion in a zone of range expansion, Ticks & Tick-borne Diseases, vol. 9, no. 6, 2018.
Ogden NH, Pang G, Ginsberg HS, Hickling GJ, Burke RL, Beati L, and Tsao JI, Evidence for Geographic Variation in Life-Cycle Processes Affecting Phenology of the Lyme Disease Vector Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in the United States, J Med Entomol, vol. 55, no. 6, 2018.
Gasmi S, Bouchard C, Ogden NH, Adam-Poupart A, Pelcat Y, Rees EE, Milord F, Leighton P, Lindsay LR, Koffi JK, and Thivierge K, Evidence for increasing densities and geographic ranges of tick species of public health significance other than Ixodes scapularis in Québec, Canada, PLoS ONE, vol. 13, no. 8, 2018.
McVea DA, Himsworth CG, Lindsay LR, Patrick DM, Kosoy M, and Kerr T, Exposure to Rats and Rat-Associated Leptospira and Bartonella Species Among People Who Use Drugs in an Impoverished, Inner-City Neighborhood of Vancouver, Canada., Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis., 2018.

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