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.

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Last updated: March 1, 2021

Found 422 results
Lumsden G, Zakharov EV, Dolynskyj S, Weese JS, Lindsay LR, and Jardine CM, The application of next-generation sequence-based DNA barcoding for bloodmeal detection in host-seeking wild-caught Ixodes scapularis nymphs, BMC Res Notes, vol. 14, no. 1, p. 67, 2021.
Nichol GK, Weese JS, Evason M, and Clow KM, Assessing knowledge, attitudes, and practices of Canadian veterinarians with regard to Lyme disease in dogs, J Vet Intern Med, vol. 35, pp. 294-302, 2021.
Lantos PM, Rumbaugh J, Bockenstedt LK, Falck-Ytter YT, Aguero-Rosenfeld ME, Auwaerter PG, Baldwin K, Bannuru RR, Belani KK, Bowie W, Branda JA, Clifford DB, DiMario FJ, Halperin JJ, Krause PJ, Lavergne V, Liang MH, Meissner HC, Nigrovic LE, Nocton JJ, Osani MC, Pruitt AA, Rips JG, Rosenfeld LE, Savoy ML, Sood SK, Steere AC, Strle F, Sundel R, Tsao JI, Vaysbrot EE, Wormser GP, and Zemel LS, Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), American Academy of Neurology (AAN), and American College of Rheumatology (ACR): 2020 Guidelines for the Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Lyme Disease, Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken), 2021.
Krause PJ, Auwaerter PG, Bannuru RR, Branda JA, Falck-Ytter YT, Lantos PM, Lavergne V, Meissner HC, Osani MC, Rips JG, Sood SK, Vannier E, Vaysbrot EE, and Wormser GP, Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA): 2020 Guideline on Diagnosis and Management of Babesiosis, vol. 72, no. 2, pp. 185-189, 2021.
Burrows H, Talbot B, McKay R, Slatculescu AM, Logan JJ, Thickstun C, Lindsay LR, Dibernardo A, Koffi JK, Ogden NH, and Kulkarni MA, A multi-year assessment of blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis) population establishment and Lyme disease risk areas in Ottawa, Canada, 2017-2019, PLoS One, vol. 16, no. 2, 2021.
Diyes CP, Dergousoff SJ, Yunik ME, and Chilton NB, Reproductive output and larval survival of American dog ticks (Dermacentor variabilis) from a population at the northern distributional limit, Exp Appl Acarol, 2021.
Neely M, Arroyo LG, Jardine CM, Moore A, Hazlett M, Clow KM, Archer H, and Weese JS, Seroprevalence and evaluation of risk factors associated with seropositivity for Borrelia burgdorferi in Ontario horses, Equine Vet, vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 331-338, 2021.
Young I, Prematunge C, Pussegoda K, Corrin T, and Waddell LA, Tick exposures and alpha-gal syndrome: A systematic review of the evidence, Ticks Tick Borne Dis, vol. 12, no. 3, p. 101674, 2021.
Myette RL, Webber J, Mikhail H, and Keifso K, A 4-year-old boy with ataxia and aphasia, CMAJ, vol. 192, no. 21, pp. E578-E582, 2020.
Yeung C, Hopman WM, and Baranchuk A, About Modeling Long-Term Cardiac Manifestations of Lyme Disease, Am J Cardiol., vol. S0002-9149, no. 20, pp. 30346-5, 2020.
Chilton NB, Dergousoff SJ, Brzezowska V, Trost CN, and Dunlop DR, American Dog Ticks ( Dermacentor variabilis) as Biological Indicators of an Association Between the Enteric Bacterium Moellerella wisconsensis and Striped Skunks ( Mephitis mephitis) in Southwestern Manitoba, Canada, J Wildl Dis., vol. 2020, 2020.
Badmalia MD, Siddiqui MQ, Mrozowich T, Gemmill DL, and Patel TR, Analytical ultracentrifuge: an ideal tool for characterization of non-coding RNAs, Eur Biophys J ., vol. 49, no. 8, pp. 809-818, 2020.
Hatke AL, Green DR, Stasiak K, and Marconi RT, Antibody profiling of a Borreliella burgdorferi (Lyme disease) C6 antibody positive, symptomatic Rottweiler and her pups, The Veterinary Journal, vol. 262, 2020.
Tosato M, Nah K, and Wu J, Are host control strategies effective to eradicate tick-borne diseases (TBD)?, Journal of Theoretical Biology, vol. 508, 2020.
Nelder MP, Russell CB, Johnson S, Li Y, Cronin K, Warshawsky B, Brandon NC, and Patel SN, Assessing human exposure to spotted fever and typhus group rickettsiae in Ontario, Canada (2013-2018): a retrospective, cross-sectional study, BMC Infect Dis., vol. 20, no. 1, 2020.
Estrada-Pena A, Cabezas-Cruz A, and Obregon D, Behind Taxonomic Variability: The Functional Redundancy in the Tick Microbiome, Microorganisms, vol. 8, no. 11, 2020.
Lam JC, Larios OE, Parkins MD, and Vaughan SD, A case of tick-borne relapsing fever in pregnancy, Can Commun Dis Rep , vol. 46, no. 10, pp. 362-364, 2020.
Stokes W, Lisboa L, Lindsay LR, and Fonseca K, Case Report: Anaplasmosis in Canada: Locally Acquired Anaplasma phagocytophilum Infection in Alberta , Am J Trop Med Hyg, 2020.
Yeung C, Medoza I, Echeverria LE, and Baranchuk A, Chagas' Cardiomyopathy and Lyme Carditis: Lessons Learned From Two Infectious Diseases Affecting the Heart, Trends Cardiovasc Med . , vol. 2020 May 3, pp. S1050-1738(20)30058-X, 2020.
Faraone N, Light M, Scott CM, MacPherson S, and Hillier NK, Chemosensory and Behavioural Responses of Ixodes scapularis to Natural Products: Role of Chemosensory Organs in Volatile Detection, Insects, vol. 11, no. 8, 2020.