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: February 1, 2023

Found 540 results
Pelletier J, Guillot C, Rocheleau JP, Bouchard C, Baron G, C, B., 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, 2022.
Nelder MP, Russell CB, Johnson S, Li Y, Cronin K, Cawston T, and Patel SN, American dog ticks along their expanding range edge in Ontario, Canada, Sci Rep, vol. 12, no. 1, 2022.
Chang YC, Budhram A, and Wong D, Anti-N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis Triggered by Lyme Disease, Can J Neurol Sci, 2022.
DeWinter S, Bauman C, Peregrine A, Weese JS, and Clow KM, Assessing the spatial and temporal patterns and risk factors for acquisition of Ixodes spp. by companion animals across Canada, Ticks Tick Borne Dis, vol. 14, no. 2, 2022.
Conte HA, Biondi MC, Janket SJ, Ackerson LK, and Diamandis EP, Babesia microti- induced fulminant sepsis in an immunocompromised host: A case report and the case-specific literature review, Open Life Sci, vol. 17, no. 1, 2022.
Arsenault AC, Foley PM, and Clancey N, Babesia vulpes in a dog from Prince Edward Island, Canada, Can Vet J, vol. 63, no. 6, pp. 589-592, 2022.
Adamo SA, Nabbout AE, Ferguson LV, Zbarsky JS, and Faraone N, Balsam fir (Abies balsamea) needles and their essential oil kill overwintering ticks (Ixodes scapularis) at cold temperatures, Sci Rep, vol. 12, no. 1, 2022.
Aenishaenslin C, Charland K, Bowser N, Perez-Trejo E, Baron G, Milord F, and Bouchard C, Behavioral risk factors associated with reported tick exposure in a Lyme disease high incidence region in Canada, BMC Public Health, vol. 22, no. 1, 2022.
Zinck CB and Lloyd VK, Borrelia burgdorferi and Borrelia miyamotoi in Atlantic Canadian wildlife, PLoS One, vol. 17, no. 1, 2022.
Zinck CB, Thampy PR, Rego ROM, Brisson D, Ogden NH, and Voordouw M, Borrelia burgdorferi strain and host sex influence pathogen prevalence and abundance in the tissues of a laboratory rodent host, Mol Ecol, 2022.
O'Brien SF, Drews SJ, Lewin A, Osiowy C, Drebot MA, and Renaud C, Canadian blood suppliers: An expanding role in public health surveillance?, Can Commun Dis Rep., vol. 48, no. 4, pp. 124-130, 2022.
Bourgeois B, Koloski CW, Foley-Eby AH, Zinck CB, Hurry G, Boulanger N, and Voordouw M, Clobetasol increases the abundance of Borrelia burgdorferi in the skin 70 times more in male mice compared to female mice, Ticks Tick Borne Dis, vol. 13, no. 6, 2022.
Wang J, Chen K, Yang J, Zhang S, Li Y, Liu G, Luo J, Yin H, Wang G, and Guan G, Comparative genomic analysis of Babesia duncani responsible for human babesiosis, BMC Biol., vol. 20, no. 1, 2022.
Tardy O, Vincenot CE, Bouchard C, Ogden NH, and Leighton PA, Context-dependent host dispersal and habitat fragmentation determine heterogeneity in infected tick burdens: an agent-based modelling study, R Soc Open Sci, vol. 9, no. 3, 2022.
Guillot C, Bouchard C, Aenishaenslin C, P, B., Milord F, and Leighton PA, Criteria for selecting sentinel unit locations in a surveillance system for vector-borne disease: A decision tool, Front Public Health, vol. 10, 2022.
Ripoche M, Bouchard C, Irace-Cima A, Leighton P, and Thivierge K, Current and future distribution of Ixodes scapularis ticks in Québec: Field validation of a predictive model, PLoS One, vol. 17, no. 2, 2022.
Yans MW, Branca AS, Hahn NG, Crawley SE, Figurskey AC, Hobson KR, Banfield MG, and Borden JH, Development of a Simple Trap That Captures Ticks (Acari) on Their Dorsal Surface, J Med Entomol, 2022.
Servellita V, Bouquet J, Rebman AW, Yang T, Samayoa E, Miller S, Stone M, Lanteri M, Busch MP, Tang P, Morshed MG, Soloski MJ, Aucott JN, and Chiu CY, A diagnostic classifier for gene expression-based identification of early Lyme disease, Commun Med (Lond), vol. 2, 2022.
Banovic P, Piloto-Sardinas E, D, M., Foucault-Simonin A, Simin V, Bogdan I, Obregon D, Mateos-Hernandez L, Moutailler S, and Cabezas-Cruz A, Differential detection of tick-borne pathogens in human platelets and whole blood using microfluidic PCR, Acta Trop, 2022.
Motamed M, Liblik K, Miranda-Arboleda AF, Wamboldt R, Wang CN, Cingolani O, Rebman AW, Novak CB, Aucott JN, Farina JM, and Baranchuk A, Disseminated Lyme disease and dilated cardiomyopathy: A systematic review, Trends Cardiovasc Med, 2022.
Gu K, Boodman C, Orr P, and Wuerz T, Early Lyme neuroborreliosis manifesting as brachial plexopathy and meningitis in Northwestern Ontario, Canada: A case report, Medicine (Baltimore), vol. 101, no. 45, 2022.
Hammond-Collins K, Tremblay M, Milord F, Baron G, Bouchard C, Kotchi SO, Lambert L, Leighton PA, Ogden NH, and Rees EE, An ecological approach to predict areas with established populations of Ixodes scapularis in Quebec, Canada, Ticks Tick Borne Dis, vol. 13, no. 6, 2022.