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: January 6, 2020

Found 339 results
2019
Scott JD, Clark KL, and Durden LA, Presence of Babesia odocoilei and Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Stricto in a Tick and Dual Parasitism of Amblyomma inornatum and Ixodes scapularis on a Bird in Canada, Healthcare, vol. 7, no. 1, 2019.
Tonnetti L, O'Brien SF, Gregoire Y, Proctor MC, Drews SJ, Delage G, Fearon MA, Bres MA, Linnen JM, and Stramer SL, Prevalence of Babesia in Canadian blood donors: June-October 2018, Transfusion, 2019.
Evason M, Stull JW, Pearl DL, Peregrine AS, Jardine CM, Buch JS, Lailer Z, O'Connor T, Chandrashekar R, and Weese JS, Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi, Anaplasma spp., Ehrlichia spp. and Dirofilaria immitis in Canadian dogs, 2008 to 2015: a repeat cross-sectional study., Parasit Vectors, vol. 12, no. 1, 2019.
Busch MP, Bloch EM, and Kleinman S, Prevention of transfusion-transmitted infections., Blood, vol. 133, no. 17, pp. 1854-1864, 2019.
Jacob J, Valois P, Aenishaenslin C, Bouchard C, Briand S, Canuel M, and Tessier M, Psychosocial factors leading some municipalities to be active in the prevention of Lyme disease, 2019.
Germain G, Simon A, Arsenault J, Baron G, Bouchard C, Chaumont D, El Allaki F, Kimpton A, Levesque B, Massé A, Mercier M, Ogden NH, Picard I, Ravel A, Rocheleau JP, and Soto J, Quebec's Multi-Party Observatory on Zoonoses and Adaptation to Climate Change., Can Commun Dis Rep, vol. 45, no. 5, pp. 143-148, 2019.
Nelder MP, Russell CB, Lindsay LR, Dibernardo A, Brandon NC, Pritchard J, Johnson S, Cronin K, and Patel SN, Recent Emergence of Anaplasma phagocytophilum in Ontario, Canada: Early Serological and Entomological Indicators, Am J Trop Med Hyg, 2019.
Schillberg E, Lunny D, Lindsay LR, Nelder MP, Russell C, Mackie M, Coats D, Berry A, and Young Hoon KN, Reply to Comment on “Distribution of Ixodes scapularis in Northwestern Ontario: Results from Active and Passive Surveillance Activities in the Northwestern Health Unit Catchment Area”, Int. Environ. Res. Public Health, vol. 16, no. 11, 2019.
Rees EE, Ng V, Gachon P, Mawudeku A, McKenney D, Pedlar J, Yemshanov D, Parmley J, and Knox J, Risk assessment strategies for early detection and prediction of infectious disease outbreaks associated with climate change., Can Commun Dis Rep, vol. 45, no. 5, pp. 119-126, 2019.
James CA, Pearl DL, Lindsay LR, Peregrine AS, and Jardine CM, Risk factors associated with the carriage of Ixodes scapularis relative to other tick species in a population of pet dogs from southeastern Ontario, Canada., Ticks Tick Borne Dis., vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 290-298, 2019.
Obregon D, Bard E, Abrial D, Estrada-Pena A, and Cabezas-Cruz A, Sex-Specific Linkages Between Taxonomic and Functional Profiles of Tick Gut Microbiomes, Front Cell Infect Microbiol., vol. 9, p. 298, 2019.
Koffi JK and Gasmi S, Surveillance for Lyme disease in Canada: 2009-2015, Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 2019.
Gomez-Chamorro A, Battilotti F, Cayol C, Mappes T, Koskela E, Boulanger N, Genne D, Sarr A, and Voordouw M, Susceptibility to infection with Borrelia afzelii and TLR2 polymorphism in a wild reservoir host, Sci Rep, vol. 9, no. 1, 2019.
Smith KA, Oesterle PT, Jardine CM, Dibernardo A, Huynh C, Lindsay LR, Pearl DL, and Nemeth NM, Tick infestations of wildlife and companion animals in Ontario, Canada, with detection of human pathogens in Ixodes scapularis ticks., Ticks Tick Borne Dis, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 72-76, 2019.
Hajek T, Toxoplasmosis, but not borreliosis, is associated with psychiatric disorders and symptoms - false negative findings?, Schizophr Res, vol. S0920-9964, no. 18, pp. 30727-8, 2019.
Aguirre AA, Basu N, Kahn LH, Morin XK, Echaubard P, Wilcox BA, and Beasley VR, Transdisciplinary and social-ecological health frameworks-Novel approaches to emerging parasitic and vector-borne diseases, Parasite Epidemiol Control, vol. 4, 2019.
Wang C, Chacko S, Abdollah H, and Baranchuk A, Treating Lyme carditis high-degree AV block using a temporary-permanent pacemaker, Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol, vol. 24, no. 3, 2019.
Totten S, Medaglia A, and McDermott S, Updates to the Canadian Notifiable Disease Surveillance System and its interactive website, Can Commun Dis Rep, vol. 45, no. 10, pp. 4257-4261, 2019.
Kotchiba SO, Bouchard C, Ludwig A, Rees EE, and Brazeau S, Using Earth observation images to inform risk assessment and mapping of climate change-related infectious diseases., Can Commun Dis Rep, vol. 45, no. 5, pp. 133-142, 2019.
Russell C and Nelder M, Vector-borne diseases: 2018 Summary Report (Public Health Ontario). Toronto, ON: Queen’s Printer for Ontario, 2019.

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