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: July 8, 2024

Found 647 results
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.
Mac S, Evans G, Pullenayegum EM, Patel SN, and Sander B, Healthcare costs and outcomes associated with laboratory-confirmed Lyme disease in Ontario, Canada: A population-based cohort study, PLoS One, vol. 18, no. 6, 2023.
Crandall KE, Millien V, and Kerr JT, Historical associations and spatiotemporal changes of pathogen presence in ticks in Canada: A systematic review, Zoonoses Public Health, 2023.
Burde J, Bloch EM, and Krause PJ, Human Borrelia miyamotoi Infection in North America, Pathogens, vol. 12, 2023.
Kelly J and Koch O, Human granulocytic anaplasmosis in a Scottish traveller returning from Canada, Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, vol. 56, 2023.
Ciotti S, Moore S, and Tardif -Williams, “I Can Do Anything if I’ve Overcome That”: A Collaborative Case Study of an Adolescent with Symptoms of Lyme Disease in Canada, Adolescents, vol. 3, no. 3, 2023.
Ciotti S, "I Get It, I'm Sick Too": An Autoethnographic Study of One Researcher/Practitioner/Patient With Chronic Illness, Qual Health Res., 2023.
Laison EKE, Ibrahim MH, Boligarla S, Li J, Mahadevan R, Ng A, Muthuramalingam V, Lee WY, Yin Y, and Nasri BR, Identifying Potential Lyme Disease Cases Using Self-Reported Worldwide Tweets: Deep Learning Modeling Approach Enhanced With Sentimental Words Through Emojis, J Med Internet Res., vol. 25, 2023.
DeWinter S, Bauman C, Peregrine A, Weese JS, and Clow KM, Infestation patterns of Ixodes scapularis and Dermacentor variabilis on dogs and cats across Canada, PLoS One, vol. 18, no. 2, 2023.
Bouchard C, Dumas A, Baron G, Bowser N, Leighton PA, Lindsay LR, Milord F, Ogden NH, and Aenishaenslin C, Integrated human behavior and tick risk maps to prioritize Lyme disease interventions using a 'One Health' approach, Ticks Tick Borne Dis, vol. 14, no. 2, 2023.
Kivlichan AE and Reich H, The Introduction of Tick-Resistant Gardening Practices Whilst Protecting the Environment, One Health Innovation, no. 1, 2023.