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
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.
Scott BNV, Sarker T, Kratofil RM, and Thanabalasuriar A, Unraveling the host's immune response to infection: Seeing is believing, Journal of Leukocyte Biology J Leukoc Biol, vol. 106, pp. 323-335, 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.
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.
McKay R, Talbot B, Slatculescu AM, Stone A, and Kulkarni MA, Woodchip borders at the forest ecotone as an environmental control measure to reduce questing tick density along recreational trails in Ottawa, Canada, Ticks and Tick-borne Illnesses, 2019.
Young KM, Corrin T, Wilhelm B, Uhland C, Greig J, Mascarenhas M, and Waddell LA, Zoonotic Babesia: A scoping review of the global evidence, PLoS One, vol. 14, no. 12, 2019.