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: November 6, 2019

Found 324 results
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.
Ogden NH, Bouchard C, Badcock J, Drebot MA, Elias SP, Hatchette TF, Koffi JK, Leighton PA, Lindsay LR, Lubelczyk CB, Peregrine AS, Smith RP, and Webster D, What is the real number of Lyme disease cases in Canada?, BMC Public Health, vol. 19, no. 1, p. 849, 2019.
Meredith AM, Bienzle D, and Beeler -Marfisi, What is your diagnosis? A feline blood smear, Vet Clin Pathol, vol. 48, pp. 128-130, 2019.
2018
Lee-Fuller C, Magnan A, and Pharand S, Advancing knowledge and increasing capacity to address climate-driven infectious diseases in Canada, Can Commun Dis Rep, vol. 44, no. 10, 2018.
Stromdahl EY, Nadolny RM, Hickling GJ, Hamer SA, Ogden NH, Casal C, Heck GA, Gibbons JA, Cremeans TF, and Pilgard MA, Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae) Ticks Are Not Vectors of the Lyme Disease Agent, Borrelia burgdorferi (Spirocheatales: Spirochaetaceae): A Review of the Evidence, J Med Entomol, vol. 55, no. 3, pp. 501-514, 2018.
Verhey TB, Castellanos M, and Chaconas G, Analysis of recombinational switching at the antigenic variation locus of the Lyme spirochete using a novel PacBio sequencing pipeline., Mol Microbiol., vol. 107, no. 1, 2018.
Uminski K, Kadkhoda K, Houston BL, Lopez A, MacKenzie LJ, Lindsay LR, Walkty A, Embil J, and Zarychanski R, Anaplasmosis: An emerging tick-borne disease of importance in Canada., IDCases, vol. 14, p. e00472, 2018.
Verhey TB, Castellanos M, and Chaconas G, Antigenic Variation in the Lyme Spirochete: Insights into Recombinational Switching with a Suggested Role for Error-Prone Repair., Cell Rep., vol. 23, no. 9, 2018.
Clow KM, Finer R, Lumsden G, and Jardine CM, Assessing the Repeatability of Tick Dragging as a Method for Ixodes scapularis Surveillance, Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, vol. 18, no. 11, 2018.
Mathieu A, Pastor AR, Berkvens CN, Gara-Boivin C, Hebert M, Leveille AN, Barta JR, and Smith DA, Babesia odocoilei as a cause of mortality in captive cervids in Canada, Can Vet J, vol. 59, no. 1, pp. 52-58, 2018.
Mendoza EJ, Warner B, Kobinger G, Ogden NH, and Safronetz D, Baited vaccines: A strategy to mitigate rodent‐borne viral zoonoses in humans, Zoonoses and Public Health, 2018.
Stricker RB and Middelveen MJ, Better drugs for Lyme disease: focus on the spirochete, Infect Drug Resist, vol. 11, 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.

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