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: November 2, 2020

Found 398 results
2020
Banerjee A, Baid K, Byron T, Yip A, Ryan C, Thampy PR, Broders H, Faure P, and Mossman K, Seroprevalence in Bats and Detection of Borrelia burgdorferi in Bat Ectoparasites, Microorganisms, vol. 8, no. 3, 2020.
Slatculescu AM, Clow KM, McKay R, Talbot B, Logan JJ, Thickstun C, Jardine CM, Ogden NH, Knudby AJ, and Kulkarni MA, Species distribution models for the eastern blacklegged tick, Ixodes scapularis, and the Lyme disease pathogen, Borrelia burgdorferi, in Ontario, Canada , PLoS One , vol. 15, no. 9, 2020.
Lin YP, Tan X, Caine JA, Castellanos M, George Chaconas, Coburn J, and Leong J, Strain-specific Joint Invasion and Colonization by Lyme Disease Spirochetes Is Promoted by Outer Surface Protein C , PLoS Pathog, vol. 16, no. 5, 2020.
Yunik ME and Chilton NB, Supercooling Points of Adult Dermacentor variabilis (Acari: Ixodidae) From a Population Near the Northern Distribution Limit, J Med Entomol, 2020.
Ngambo Domche G, Valois P, Canuel M, Talbot D, Tessier M, Aenishaenslin C, Bouchard C, and Briand S, Telephone Versus Web Panel National Survey for Monitoring Adoption of Preventive Behaviors to Climate Change in Populations: A Case Study of Lyme Disease in Québec, Canada, BMC Med Res Methodol., vol. 20, no. 1, 2020.
Lumsden G, EV, Z., S, D., Weese JS, Lindsay LR, and Jardine CM, Temporal Detection Limits of Remnant Larval Bloodmeals in Nymphal Ixodes scapularis (Say, Ixodida: Ixodidae) Using Two Next-Generation Sequencing DNA Barcoding Assays, J Med Entomol, 2020.
Yeung C, Al-Turki M, and Baranchuk A, The Value of the Surface ECG for the Diagnosis and Management of Lyme Carditis, Curr Cardiol Rev., 2020.
Vassell A, Crooks VA, and Snyder J, What was lost, missing, sought and hoped for: Qualitatively exploring medical crowdfunding campaign narratives for Lyme disease, Health, 2020.
Sperling J, Z, M. D., J, N., E, M., Sperling F, and Magor KE, Within-population diversity of bacterial microbiomes in winter ticks (Dermacentor albipictus), Ticks Tick Borne Dis, vol. 11, no. 6, p. 101535, 2020.
2019
Verhey TB, Castellanos M, and Chaconas G, Antigenic variation in the Lyme spirochete: detailed functional assessment of recombinational switching at vlsE in the JD1 strain of Borrelia burgdorferi., Mol Microbiol., 2019.
Weitz JI and Chan NC, Are Ticks the Answer to Medical Device-Associated Clotting?, J Am Coll Cardiol, vol. 74, no. 17, 2019.
Milnes EL, Thornton G, Leveille AN, Delnatte P, Barta JR, Smith DA, and Nemeth NM, Babesia odocoilei and zoonotic pathogens identified from Ixodes scapularis ticks in southern Ontario, Canada, Ticks Tick Borne Dis, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 670-676, 2019.
Faraone N, MacPherson S, and Hillier NK, Behavioral responses of Ixodes scapularis tick to natural products: development of novel repellents., Exp Appl Acarol, 2019.
Badawi A, Arora P, and Brenner D, Biologic Markers of Antibiotic-Refractory Lyme Arthritis in Human: A Systematic Review, Infect Dis. Ther., vol. 8, no. 1, 2019.
Mauldin EA, Walsh E, and Yager JA, A case of mysterious black spots in a mixed breed dog, Vet. Dermatol., vol. 30, no. 6, pp. 560-562, 2019.
Chaconas G, Castellanos M, and Verhey TB, Changing of the guard: How the Lyme disease spirochete subverts the host immune response, J Biol Chem, 2019.
Ogden NH and Gachon P, Climate change and infectious diseases: What can we expect?, Can Commun Dis Rep, vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 76-80, 2019.
Milord F, Jolicoeur G, Hacala MA, Jiang J, Leclerc M, Phan E, and Lambert L, Clinical presentation of reported Lyme disease cases among children from Quebec (Canada) between 2009-2017, International Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 79, no. 1, p. 148, 2019.
Glauser W, Combatting Lyme disease myths and the “chronic Lyme industry”, CMAJ, vol. 191, no. 40, pp. E111-E1112, 2019.
Scott JD, Comment on Schillberg, E., et al; Distribution of Ixodes scapularis in Northwestern Ontario: Results from Active and Passive Surveillance Activities in the Northwestern Health Unit Catchment Area. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2018, 15, 2225, Int J Environ Res Public Health, vol. 16, no. 11, 2019.

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