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: October 26, 2020

Found 398 results
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.
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.
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.
Middelveen MJ, Martinez RM, Fesler MC, Sapi E, Burke J, Shah JS, Nicolaus C, and Stricker RB, Classification and Staging of Morgellons Disease: Lessons from Syphilis, Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol, vol. 13, pp. 145-164, 2020.
Smith GN, Moore K, Hatchette TF, Nicholson J, Bowie W, and Langley JM, Committee Opinion No. 399: Management of Tick Bites and Lyme Disease During Pregnancy, J Obstet Gynaecol Can, vol. 42, no. 5, pp. 644-653, 2020.
Akbarian S, Cawston T, Moreno L, Patel S, Allen V, and Dolatabadi E, A Computer Vision Approach to Combat Lyme Disease, Cornell University, 2020.
Scott JD, Pascoe EL, Sajid MS, and Foley JE, Detection of Babesia odocoilei in Ixodes scapularis Ticks Collected from Songbirds in Ontario and Quebec, Canada , Pathogens, vol. 9, no. 10, 2020.
Valois P, Bouchard D, Aenishaenslin C, Talbot D, Bouchard C, Briand S, and Tessier M, Development and validation of a behavioral index for adaptation to lyme disease, BMC Public Health, vol. 20, no. 1, 2020.
Pelletier J, Rocheleau JP, Aenishaenslin C, Beaudry F, Dimitri Masson G, Lindsay LR, Ogden NH, Bouchard C, and Leighton PA, Evaluation of fluralaner as an oral acaricide to reduce tick infestation in a wild rodent reservoir of Lyme disease, Parasites & Vectors , vol. 13, no. 1, 2020.
Kotwa JD, Jardine CM, Pearl DL, Berke O, Mercer NJ, and Peregrine A, Evaluation of the SNAP® 4Dx® Plus Test for the Detection of Dirofilaria Immitis Antigen and Characterization of Exposure to Tick-Borne Pathogens in Wild Canids in Southern Ontario, Vet Parasitol, vol. 283, 2020.
Semproni M, Rusk R, and Wuerz T, Fatal Lyme carditis presenting as fluctuating high-grade atrioventricular block, CMAJ, vol. 192, no. 21, pp. E574-E577, 2020.
Talbot B, Leighton PA, and Kulkarni MA, Genetic Melting Pot in Blacklegged Ticks at the Northern Edge of Their Expansion Front , J Hered., vol. Jul 1, 2020.
Szymanska A, Platek AE, Dluzniewski M, and Szymanski FM, History of Lyme Disease as a Predictor of Atrial Fibrillation, Am J Cardiol, 2020.
Dergousoff SJ, Anstead CA, and Chilton NB, Identification of bacteria in the Rocky Mountain wood tick, Dermacentor andersoni, using single-strand conformation polymorphism (SSCP) and DNA sequencing, Exp Appl Acarol., 2020.