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.

If you are aware of any Canadian research into ticks or tick-borne illnesses that should be included below, please send me an email and include whatever details you have.

Last updated: January 5, 2021

Found 413 results
Burgess H, Chilton NB, Krakowetz CN, Williams C, and Lohmann K, Granulocytic anaplasmosis in a horse from Saskatchewan, The Canadian Veterinary Journal, vol. 53, no. 8, 2012.
Gariepy TD, Lindsay LR, Ogden NH, and Gregory TR, Identifying the last supper: utility of the DNA barcode library for bloodmeal identification in ticks., Mol Ecol Resour., vol. 12, no. 4, 2012.
Henry B, Crabtree A, Roth D, Blackman D, and Morshed M, Lyme disease: Knowledge, beliefs, and practices of physicians in a low-endemic area., Canadian Family Physician, vol. 58, no. 5, 2012.
Health Canada, Lyme disease test kits and limitations, Canadian Adverse Reaction Newsletter, vol. 22, no. 4, 2012.
Koffi JK, Leighton PA, Pelcat Y, Trudel L, Lindsay LR, Milord F, and Ogden NH, Passive Surveillance for I. scapularis ticks: enhanced analysis for early detection of emerging Lyme disease risk, J Med Entomol, vol. 49, no. 2, 2012.
Leighton P, Koffi JK, Pelcat Y, Lindsay LR, and Ogden NH, Predicting the speed of tick invasion: an empirical model of range expansion for Lyme disease vector Ixodes scapularis in Canada., Journal of Applied Ecology, vol. 49, 2012.
Margos G, Tsao JI, Castillo-Ramírez S, Girard YA, Hamer SA, Hoen AG, Lane RS, Raper SL, and Ogden NH, Two boundaries separate Borrelia burgdorferi populations in North America., Appl Environ Microbiol, vol. 78, no. 17, 2012.
Scott JD, Anderson JF, and Durden LA, Widespread Dispersal of Borrelia burgdorferi–Infected Ticks Collected from Songbirds Across Canada., Journal of Parasitology, vol. 98, no. 1, 2012.
Anstead CA, Krakowetz CN, Mann AS, Sim KA, and Chilton NB, An assessment of genetic differences among ixodid ticks in a locus within the nuclear large subunit ribosomal RNA gene, Mol Cell Probes, vol. 25, no. 5-6, pp. 243-248, 2011.
Dergousoff SJ and Chilton NB, Association of different genetic types of Francisella-like organisms with the rocky mountain wood tick (Dermacentor andersoni) and the American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis) in localities near their northern distributional limits, Apply and Environmental Microbiology, vol. 78, no. 4, 2011.
Bouchard C, Beauchamp G, Nguon S, Trudel L, Milord F, Lindsay LR, Bélanger D, and Ogden NH, Associations between Ixodes scapularis ticks and small mammal hosts in a newly endemic zone in southeastern Canada: Implications for Borrelia burgdorferi transmission., Ticks Tick Borne Dis., vol. 2, no. 4, 2011.
Bown KJ, Lambin X, Telford G, Heyder-Bruckner D, Ogden NH, and Birtles RJ, The common shrew (Sorex araneus): a neglected host of tick-borne infections?, Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis, vol. 11, no. 7, 2011.
Krakowetz CN, Lindsay LR, and Chilton NB, Genetic diversity in Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) from six established populations in Canada, Ticks Tick Borne Dis, vol. 2, no. 3, 2011.
Henry B, Roth D, Reilly R, MacDougall L, Mak S, Li M, and Li M, How Big is the Lyme Problem? Using Novel Methods to Estimate the True Number of Lyme Disease Cases in British Columbia Residents from 1997 to 2008, Vector-borne and Zoonotic Diseases, vol. 11, no. 7, 2011.
Salman-Dilgimen A, Hardy PO, Dresser AR, and Chaconas G, HrpA, a DEAH-Box RNA Helicase, Is Involved in Global Gene Regulation in the Lyme Disease Spirochete, PloS One, vol. 6, no. 7, 2011.
Bourre-Tessier J, Milord F, Pineau C, and Vinet E, Indigenous Lyme Disease in Quebec., J Rheumatol. , vol. 38, no. 1, 2011.
Ogden NH, Margos G, Aanensen DM, Drebot MA, Feil EJ, Hanincova K, Schwartz I, Tyler S, and Lindsay LR, Investigation of genotypes of Borrelia burgdorferi in Ixodes scapularis ticks collected in surveillance in Canada., Appl Environ Microbio, vol. 77, no. 10, 2011.
Henry B and Morshed M, Lyme Disease in British Columbia: Are we really missing an epidemic?, BCMJ, vol. 53, no. 5, 2011.
Dergousoff SJ and Chilton NB, Novel genotypes of Anaplasma bovis, "Candidatus Midichloria" sp. and Ignatzschineria sp. in the Rocky Mountain wood tick, Dermacentor andersoni, Vet Microbiol, vol. 150, no. 1-2, pp. 100-106, 2011.
Henry B, Crabtree A, and Morshed M, Physician awareness of lyme disease in British Columbia, BCMJ, vol. 53, no. 2, 2011.