Canadian Tick-borne 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.

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Last updated: September 18, 2023

Found 577 results
Pelletier J, Guillot C, Rocheleau JP, Bouchard C, Baron G, Bedard C, Dibernardo A, Lindsay LR, Leighton PA, and Aenishaenslin C, The added value of One Health surveillance: data from questing ticks can provide an early signal for anaplasmosis outbreaks in animals and humans, Can J Public Health, vol. 114, no. 2, 2023.
Diaz-Sanchez AA, Obregon D, and Santos HA, Advances in the Epidemiological Surveillance of Tick-Borne Pathogens, Pathogens, vol. 12, no. 5, 2023.
Westra S, Goldbert MS, and Didan K, The association between the incidence of Lyme disease in the USA and indicators of greenness and land cover, Curr Res Parasitol Vector Borne Dis, vol. 4, 2023.
Lim L, McMillan T, Chedeville G, Lahiry P, Lee JYL, Heale LD, Human AL, McGrath TR, MacQueen SE, Stringer E, Jariwala MP, Neufeld KM, Soon GS, Spiegel LR, and Luca NJC, Choosing Wisely: The Canadian Rheumatology Association Pediatric Committee's List of Items Physicians and Patients Should Question, J Rheumatol, vol. 50, no. 9, 2023.
Tan X, Castellanos M, and Chaconas G, Choreography of Lyme Disease Spirochete Adhesins To Promote Vascular Escape, Microbiol Spectr, 2023.
Pickett LJ, Amiro M, Hawboldt C, and Faraone N, Common yarrow (Achillea millefolium) essential oil and main components as potential repellents and acaricides against Ixodes scapularis and Dermacentor variabilis (Acari: Ixodidae) ticks, Exp Appl Acarol, 2023.
Robinson EL, Jardine CM, Russell C, and Clow KM, Comparing Canadian Lyme disease risk area classification methodologies, Zoonoses Public Health, 2023.
Cameron DJ and McWhinney, S. R., Consequences of Contracting COVID-19 or Taking the COVID-19 Vaccine for Individuals with a History of Lyme Disease, Anitibiotics (Basel), vol. 12, no. 3, 2023.
Zhang X and Wu J, A coupled algebraic-delay differential system modeling tick-host interactive behavioural dynamics and multi-stability, J Math Biol, vol. 86, no. 3, 2023.
Wachter J, Cheff B, Hillman C, Carracoi V, Dorward DW, Martens C, Barbian K, Nardone G, Olano LR, Kinnersley M, Secor PR, and Rosa PA, Coupled induction of prophage and virulence factors during tick transmission of the Lyme disease spirochete, Nat Commun, vol. 14, no. 1, 2023.
Jensen GS, Cruickshank D, and Hamilton DE, Disruption of Established Bacterial and Fungal Biofilms by a Blend of Enzymes and Botanical Extracts, J Microbial Biotechnol, vol. 33, no. 6, 2023.
Pfeifle A, Raman SNT, Lansdell C, Zhang W, Tamming L, Cecillon J, Laryea E, Patel D, Wu J, Gravel C, Frahm G, Gao J, Chen W, Chaconas G, Sauve S, Rosu-Myles M, Wang L, Johnston MJW, and Li X, DNA lipid nanoparticle vaccine targeting outer surface protein C affords protection against homologous Borrelia burgdorferi needle challenge in mice, Front Immunol., vol. 14, 2023.
Dizon C, Lysyk TJ, Couloigner I, and Cork SC, Ecology and Epidemiology of Lyme Disease in Western North America, Zoonotic Dis, vol. 3, no. 1, 2023.
Flynn C, Sandomierski M, Kim K, Lewis J, Lloyd VK, and Ignaszak A, Electrochemical Detection of Borrelia burgdorferi Using a Biomimetic Flow Cell System, ACS Meas Sci Au, vol. 3, no. 3, 2023.
Nabbout AE, Ferguson LV, Miyashita A, and Adamo SA, Female ticks (Ixodes scapularis) infected with Borrelia burgdorferi have increased overwintering survival, with implications for tick population growth, Insect Sci, 2023.
Mac S, Evans G, Pullenayegum EM, Patel SN, and Sander B, Healthcare costs and outcomes associated with laboratory-confirmed Lyme disease in Ontario, Canada: A population-based cohort study, PLoS One, vol. 18, no. 6, 2023.
Burde J, Bloch EM, and Krause PJ, Human Borrelia miyamotoi Infection in North America, Pathogens, vol. 12, 2023.
DeWinter S, Bauman C, Peregrine A, Weese JS, and Clow KM, Infestation patterns of Ixodes scapularis and Dermacentor variabilis on dogs and cats across Canada, PLoS One, vol. 18, no. 2, 2023.
Bouchard C, Dumas A, Baron G, Bowser N, Leighton PA, Lindsay LR, Milord F, Ogden NH, and Aenishaenslin C, Integrated human behavior and tick risk maps to prioritize Lyme disease interventions using a 'One Health' approach, Ticks Tick Borne Dis, vol. 14, no. 2, 2023.
Nichol GK, Weese JS, and Clow KM, Isolation and multilocus sequence typing of Borrelia burgdorferi from Ixodes scapularis collected from dogs in Ontario, Canada, BMC Res Notes, vol. 16, no. 1, 2023.
Millien V, Leo SST, Turney S, and Gonzalez A, It's about time: small mammal communities and Lyme disease emergence, Sci Rep, vol. 13, no. 1, 2023.
Tardy O, Acheson ES, Bouchard C, Chamberland E, Fortin A, Ogden NH, and Leighton PA, Mechanistic movement models to predict geographic range expansions of ticks and tick-borne pathogens: Case studies with Ixodes scapularis and Amblyomma americanum in eastern North America, Ticks Tick Borne Dis, vol. 14, no. 4, 2023.
Scott JD, McKeown JTA, and Scott CM, Migratory Songbirds Transport Amblyomma longirostre and Amblyomma maculatum Ticks to Canada, Journal of Biomedical Research & Environmental Sciences, vol. 4, no. 2, 2023.
Paulson A, Loughheed S, Huang D, and Colautti RI, Multiomics Reveals Symbionts, Pathogens, and Tissue-Specific Microbiome of Blacklegged Ticks (Ixodes scapularis) from a Lyme Disease Hot Spot in Southeastern Ontario, Canada, Microbiology Spectrum, 2023.
Vandenberg SY, Chircop A, Sedgwick M, and Scott D, Nurses' perceptions of climate sensitive vector-borne diseases: A scoping review, Public Health Nurs., 2023.