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: September 18, 2023

Found 577 results
Yunik ME, Diyes CP, and Chilton NB, Off-host survival of Dermacentor variabilis (Acari: Ixodidae) adults near their northern distributional limit in Saskatchewan, Canada, J Med Entomol, 2023.
Arimin C, Chanda A, Kumar S, and Thomas GR, A Practical Ambulatory Approach to Atrioventricular Block Secondary to Lyme Carditis, Case Reports, vol. 14, no. 3, 2023.
Scott JD and Scott CM, Primary Detection of the Establishment of Blacklegged Ticks, Ixodes scapularis, in British Columbia, Canada, J Biomed Res Environ Sci, vol. 4, no. 5, 2023.
Logan JJ, Hoi AG, Sawada M, Knudby AJ, Ramsay T, Blanford JI, Ogden NH, and Kulkarni MA, Risk factors for Lyme disease resulting from residential exposure amidst emerging Ixodes scapularis populations: A neighbourhood-level analysis of Ottawa, Ontario, PLoS One, vol. 18, no. 8, 2023.
Matias J, Cui Y, Tang X, Sajid A, Arora G, Wu MJ, DePonte K, Muramatsu H, Tam YK, Narasimhan S, Pardi N, Weissman D, and Fikrig E, Specific mRNA lipid nanoparticles and acquired resistance to ticks, Vaccine, vol. 41, no. 34, 2023.
Buchanan WW, Kean CA, Rainsford KD, and Kean WF, Spondyloarthropathies and arthritis post-infection: a historical perspective, Inflammopharacology, 2023.
Long J, Maskell K, Gries R, Saif, N., Gooding C, and Gries G, Synergistic attraction of Western black-legged ticks, Ixodes pacificus, to CO2 and odorant emissions from deer-associated microbes, R Soc Open Sci, vol. 10, no. 5, 2023.
Boodman C, Loomer C, Dibernardo A, Hatchette TF, LeBlanc J, Waitt B, and Lindsay LR, Using Serum Specimens for Real-Time PCR-Based Diagnosis of Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis, Canada, Emerg Infect Dis, vol. 29, no. 1, 2023.
Zinck CB, Thampy PR, EME, U., Adam H, Wachter J, Suchan D, Cameron ADS, Rego ROM, Brisson D, Bouchard C, Ogden NH, and Voordouw M, Variation among strains of Borrelia burgdorferi in host tissue abundance and lifetime transmission determine the population strain structure in nature, PLoS Pathog, vol. 19, no. 8, 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, 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.
Blanchard L, Jones-Diette J, Lorenc T, Sutcliffe K, Sowden A, and Thomas J, Comparison of national surveillance systems for Lyme disease in humans in Europe and North America: a policy review, BMC Public Health, vol. 22, 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.