Canadian Tick-borne Research 2010-Present

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Last updated: July 8, 2024

Found 647 results
2024
Fellin E, Varin M, and Millien, V., Outdoor worker knowledge of ticks and Lyme disease in Québec, Zoonoses Public Health, 2024.
Fraser E, Iwasawa S, Chahil N, Lee MK, Lo T, Morshed M, Colapinto N, Keil K, and Porter A, Passive tick surveillance and detection of Borrelia burgdorferi in ticks from companion animals in British Columbia: 2018 to 2020, Can Vet J, vol. 65, no. 6, 2024.
Omar A, Grenier LN, Marquez O, Faber S, and Darling E, Perinatal transmission of Lyme disease: A qualitative study investigating the research priorities of patients with Lyme disease in pregnancy, PLoS One, vol. 19, no. 2, 2024.
Pelletier J, Bouchard C, Aenishaenslin C, Beaudry F, Ogden NH, Leighton P, and Rocheleau JP, Pharmacological studies and pharmacokinetic modelling to support the development of interventions targeting ecological reservoirs of Lyme disease, Sci Rep, vol. 14, no. 1, 2024.
Guillot C, Bouchard C, Buhler K, Pelletier R, Milord F, and Leighton PA, Quality over quantity in active tick surveillance: Sentinel surveillance outperforms risk-based surveillance for tracking tick-borne disease emergence in southern Canada, Can Commun Dis Rep, vol. 49, no. 2-3, 2024.
Donovan A, Quilty R, Joy B, Seddigh S, Coatsworth H, Gauthier L, Comeau JL, Lang B, LeBlanc J, Hatchette TF, and Stringer E, Retrospective validation of a rapid Lyme fluorescent immunoassay in differentiating Lyme arthritis from other musculoskeletal presentations in children in a Lyme-endemic region, Microbiol Spectr, vol. e0359323, 2024.
Dumas A, Bouchard C, Drapeau P, Lindsay LR, Ogden NH, and Leighton PA, The risk of contact between visitors and Borrelia burgdorferi-infected ticks is associated with fine-scale landscape features in a southeastern Canadian nature park, BMC Public Health, vol. 24, no. 1, 2024.
Cruickshank D, Hamilton DE, Iloba I, and Jensen GS, Secreted Metabolites from Pseudomonas, Staphylococcus, and Borrelia Biofilm: Modulation of Immunogenicity by a Nutraceutical Enzyme and Botanical Blend, Microrganisms, vol. 12, no. 5, 2024.
Cox M and Levesque M, “Small Wins” for those with Lyme Disease in Canada: Patients in an Embodied Health Movement, zoonotic diseases, vol. 4, 2024.
Guillot C, Aenishaenslin C, Acheson ES, Koffi JK, Bouchard C, and Leighton PA, Spatial multi-criteria decision analysis for the selection of sentinel regions in tick-borne disease surveillance, BMC Public Health, vol. 24, no. 1, 2024.
Szaroz D, Kulkarni MA, Gonzalez CXR, and Zinszer K, Study protocol for a scoping review of Lyme disease prediction methodologies, BMJ Open, vol. 14, no. 5, 2024.
Doherty JF, Ames T, Brewster LI, Chiang J, Cyr E, Kelsey CR, Lee JP, Liu B, Lo IHY, Nirwal GK, Mohammed YG, Phelan O, Seyfourian P, Shannon DM, Tochor NK, and Matthews BJ, An update and review of arthropod vector sensory systems: Potential targets for behavioural manipulation by parasites and other disease agents, Adv Parasitol, vol. 124, 2024.
Ferguson LV, Nabbout AE, and Adamo SA, Warming, but not infection with Borrelia burgdorferi, increases off-host winter activity in the ectoparasite, Ixodes scapularis, J Therm Biol, vol. 121, 2024.
2023
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.
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.

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