Canadian Tick-borne Research 2010-Present

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Last updated: March 30, 2024

Found 631 results
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.
Sohani Z, Zhao N, Weiss K, and Knecht H, Anaplasmosis encephalitis and infection of non-myeloid bone marrow precursors, BMJ Case Rep, vol. 16, no. 11, 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.
Ripoche M, Irace-Cima A, Adam-Poupart A, Baron G, Bouchard C, Carignan A, Milord F, Ouhoummane N, Pilon P, Thivierge K, Zinszer K, and Chaumont D, Current and future burden from Lyme disease in Québec as a result of climate change, CCDR, vol. 49, no. 10, 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.
Pine M, Arora G, Hart TM, Bettini E, Gaudette BT, Muramatsu H, Tombacz I, Kambayashi T, Tam YK, Brisson D, Allman D, Locci M, Weissman D, Fikrig E, and Pardi N, Development of an mRNA-lipid nanoparticle vaccine against Lyme disease, Mol Ther, vol. 31, no. 9, 2023.
Diyes CP, Dergousoff SJ, and Chilton NB, Differences in the reproductive output and larval survival of Rocky Mountain wood ticks (Dermacentor andersoni) and American dog ticks (Dermacentor variabilis) from prairie populations near their northern distributional limits in western Canada, Exp Appl Acarol, vol. 91, 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.
Diyes CP, Yunik ME, Dergousoff SJ, and Chilton NB, Effect of snow cover on the off-host survival of Dermacentor variabilis (Acari: Ixodidae) larvae, J Med Entomol, 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.
Murison K, Wilson CH, Clow KM, Gasmi S, Hatchette TF, Bourgeois AC, Evans GA, and Koffi JK, Epidemiology and clinical manifestations of reported Lyme disease cases: Data from the Canadian Lyme disease enhanced surveillance system, PLoS ONE, vol. 18, 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.
Potes L, Bouchard C, Rocheleau JP, Richard L, Leighton PA, Pelletier J, Baron G, and Aenishaenslin C, Evaluation of a community-based One Health intervention to reduce the risk of Lyme disease in a high-incidence municipality, CABI One Health, vol. 2, no. 1, 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.