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: November 14, 2023

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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.
Lindgren H, Eneslatt K, Golovliov I, Gelhaus C, and Sjöstedt A, Analyses of human immune responses to Francisella tularensis identify correlates of protection, Front Immunol., vol. 15, no. 14, 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.
Takacs CN, Wachter J, Xiang Y, Ren Z, Karaboja X, Scott M, Stoner MR, Irnov I, Jannetty N, Rosa PA, Wang X, and Jacobs-Wagner C, Author Correction: Polyploidy, regular patterning of genome copies, and unusual control of DNA partitioning in the Lyme disease spirochete, Nat Commun, vol. 14, no. 1, 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.
Harris EK, Foy BD, and Ebel GD, Colorado tick fever virus: a review of historical literature and research emphasis for a modern era, J Med Entomol, 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.
Chilton NB, Dergousoff SJ, and Lysyk TJ, Detection of Ehrlichia minasensis in a female winter tick (Dermacentor albipictus) feeding on a moose (Alces alces) in western Canada, J Wildl Dis, vol. 59, no. 4, 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.
Kirby AM, Evans EP, Bishop SJ, and Lloyd VK, Establishment and range expansion of Dermacentor variabilis in the northern Maritimes of Canada: Community participatory science documents establishment of an invasive tick species, PLoS One, vol. 18, no. 10, 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.
Crandall KE, Millien V, and Kerr JT, Historical associations and spatiotemporal changes of pathogen presence in ticks in Canada: A systematic review, Zoonoses Public Health, 2023.
Burde J, Bloch EM, and Krause PJ, Human Borrelia miyamotoi Infection in North America, Pathogens, vol. 12, 2023.
Ciotti S, "I Get It, I'm Sick Too": An Autoethnographic Study of One Researcher/Practitioner/Patient With Chronic Illness, Qual Health Res., 2023.
Laison EKE, Ibrahim MH, Boligarla S, Li J, Mahadevan R, Ng A, Muthuramalingam V, Lee WY, Yin Y, and Nasri BR, Identifying Potential Lyme Disease Cases Using Self-Reported Worldwide Tweets: Deep Learning Modeling Approach Enhanced With Sentimental Words Through Emojis, J Med Internet Res., vol. 25, 2023.