Canadian Tick-borne Research 2010-Present

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Last updated: March 30, 2024

Found 631 results
Maher S, Scott L, Zhang S, and Baranchuk A, Animal models of Lyme carditis. Understanding how to study a complex disease, Current Problems in Cardiology, vol. 49, no. 5, 2024.
Hurd SN, Kenefic LS, Leahy JE, Sponarski C, and Gardner AM, Cascading impacts of overstory structure in managed forests on understory structure, microclimate conditions, and Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) densities, J Med Entomol, 2024.
Faith DR, Kinnersley M, Brooks DM, Drecktrah D, Hall LS, Luo E, Sontiago-Frangos A, Wachter J, Samuels DS, and Secor PR, Characterization and genomic analysis of the Lyme disease spirochete bacteriophage ϕBB-1, BioRxiv, 2024.
Urcuqui-Bustamante AM, Leahy JE, Sponarski C, and Gardner AM, Collaborative Modeling of the Tick-Borne Disease Social-Ecological System: A Conceptual Framework, Ecohealth, 2024.
Yunik ME, Diyes CP, and Chilton NB, Comparison of the supercooling points of questing Dermacentor variabilis adults in two populations on the Canadian prairies and implications for overwinter survival, Exp Appl Acarol, vol. 92, no. 1, 2024.
Bland J, McGowan C, Bush E, and Lloyd VK, Constructing an ELISA for Detection of Anti-Borrelia in Wildlife and Agricultural Animals, Methods Mol Biol., 2024.
Haidl TH, Lee MK, Workman SD, Russell JH, Fraser E, Morshed MG, and Cameron ADS, Draft whole-genome sequences of three Borrelia burgdorferi isolates from Western Canada, Microbiol Resour Announc, 2024.
Diyes CP, Yunik ME, Dergousoff SJ, and Chilton NB, Effect of snow cover on the off-host survival of Dermacentor variabilis (Acari: Ixodidae) larvae, J Med Entomol, vol. 61, no. 1, 2024.
Ogden NH, Dumas A, Gachon P, and Rafferty E, Estimating the Incidence and Economic Cost of Lyme Disease Cases in Canada in the 21st Century with Projected Climate Change, Environ Health Persect., vol. 132, no. 2, 2024.
Gooding C, Gould L, and Gries G, Harmful and Harmless Soil-Dwelling Fungi Indicate Microhabitat Suitability for Off-Host Ixodid Ticks, Microorganisms, vol. 12, no. 3, 2024.
Crandall KE, Millien V, and Kerr JT, High-resolution environmental and host-related factors impacting questing Ixodes scapularis at their northern range edge, Ecol Evol, vol. 14, no. 2, 2024.
Nepveu-Traversy ME, Fausther-Bovendo H, and Babuadze GG, Human Tick-Borne Diseases and Advances in Anti-Tick Vaccine Approaches: A Comprehensive Review, Vaccines (Basel), vol. 12, no. 2, 2024.
Anholeto LA, Blanchard S, Wang HV, de Souza Chagas AC, Hillier NK, and Faraone N, In vitro acaricidal activity of essential oils and their binary mixtures against ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae), Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, vol. 15, no. 2, 2024.
Logan JJ, Sawada M, Knudby AJ, Ramsay T, Blanford JI, Ogden NH, and Kulkarni MA, Knowledge, protective behaviours, and perception of Lyme disease in an area of emerging risk: results from a cross-sectional survey of adults in Ottawa, Ontario, BMC Public Health, vol. 24, no. 1, 2024.
Koloski CW, Hurry G, Foley-Eby AH, Adam H, Goldstein S, Zvionow P, Detmer SE, and Voordouw M, Male C57BL/6J mice have higher presence and abundance of Borrelia burgdorferi in their ventral skin compared to female mice, Ticks Tick Borne Dis, vol. 15, no. 2, 2024.
Mandwal A, Bishop SL, Castellanos M, Westlund A, Chaconas G, Davidsen J, and Lewis I, MINNO: An Open Source Software for Refining Metabolic Networks and Investigating Complex Network Activity Using Empirical Metabolomics Data, Anal Chem, vol. 96, no. 8, 2024.
Sharma Y, Laison EKE, Philippsen T, Ma J, Kong J, Ghaemi S, Liu J, Hu F, and Nasri BR, Models and data used to predict the abundance and distribution of Ixodes scapularis (blacklegged tick) in North America: a scoping review, Lancet Reg Health Am, vol. 7, 2024.
Myers S, Clow KM, DeWinter S, Sundstrom KD, and Little SE, Multiple species of canine Rhipicephalus complex detected in Canada, Vet Parasitol Reg Stud Reports, vol. 48, 2024.
Courville J, Czuzoj-Shulman N, Spence AR, and Abenhaim HA, Obstetrical and neonatal outcomes in women with gestational Lyme disease, Int J Gynaecol Obstet, 2024.
Omar A, Grenier LN, Marquez O, Faber S, and Darling E, Perinatal transmission of Lyme disease: A qualitative study investigating the research priorities of patients with Lyme disease in pregnancy, PLoS One, vol. 19, no. 2, 2024.
Guillot C, Bouchard C, Buhler K, Pelletier R, Milord F, and Leighton PA, Quality over quantity in active tick surveillance: Sentinel surveillance outperforms risk-based surveillance for tracking tick-borne disease emergence in southern Canada, Can Commun Dis Rep, vol. 49, no. 2-3, 2024.
Cox M and Levesque M, “Small Wins” for those with Lyme Disease in Canada: Patients in an Embodied Health Movement, zoonotic diseases, vol. 4, 2024.
Guillot C, Aenishaenslin C, Acheson ES, Koffi JK, Bouchard C, and Leighton PA, Spatial multi-criteria decision analysis for the selection of sentinel regions in tick-borne disease surveillance, BMC Public Health, vol. 24, no. 1, 2024.