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: November 14, 2023

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Eisen RJ, Eisen L, Ogden NH, and Beard CB, Linkages of Weather and Climate With Ixodes scapularis and Ixodes pacificus (Acari: Ixodidae), Enzootic Transmission of Borrelia burgdorferi, and Lyme Disease in North America, J Med Entomol, 2015.
Patrick DM, Miller RR, Gardy JL, Parker SM, Morshed MG, Steiner TS, Singer J, Shojania K, Tang P, and Complex Chronic Disease Study Group, Lyme Disease Diagnosed by Alternative Methods: A Phenotype Similar to That of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Clin Infect Dis, vol. 61, no. 7, 2015.
Gregson D, Evans G, Patrick D, and Bowie W, Lyme disease: How reliable are serologic results?, CMAJ, vol. 187, no. 16, 2015.
Ferrouillet C, Milord F, Lambert L, Vibien A, and Ravel A, Lyme disease: Knowledge and practices of family practitioners in southern Quebec, Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiology, vol. 26, no. 3, 2015.
Patrick DM, Lyme law: targeting best practices, CMAJ, vol. 187, no. 12, p. 911, 2015.
Kulkarni MA, Berrang-Ford L, Buck PA, Drebot MA, Lindsay LR, and Ogden NH, Major emerging vector-borne zoonotic diseases of public health importance in Canada, Emerg Microbes Infect, vol. 4, 2015.
Flynn PC and Kaufman WR, Mechanical properties of the cuticle of the tick Amblyomma hebraeum (Acari: Ixodidae)., J Exp Biol, vol. 218, no. Pt 17, pp. 2806-2814, 2015.
Ogden NH, Lindsay LR, and Schofield SW, Methods to Prevent Tick Bites and Lyme Disease., Clin Lab Med, vol. 35, no. 4, 2015.
Schvartz G, Epp T, Burgess HJ, Chilton NB, Armstrong JS, and Lohmann KL, Passive surveillance for ticks on horses in Saskatchewan, The Canadian Veterinary Journal, vol. 56, no. 5, 2015.
Fiset J, Tessier N, Millien V, and Lapointe FJ, Phylogeographic Structure of the White-Footed Mouse and the Deer Mouse, Two Lyme Disease Reservoir Hosts in Québec, PLoS One, vol. 10, no. 12, 2015.
Werden L, Lindsay LR, Barker IK, Bowman J, Gonzales EK, and Jardine CM, Prevalence of Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Babesia microti in Ixodes scapularis from a Newly Established Lyme Disease Endemic Area, the Thousand Islands Region of Ontario, Canada, Vector-borne and Zoonotic Diseases, vol. 15, no. 10, 2015.
Krakowetz CN, Sproat A, Lindsay LR, and Chilton NB, Sequence variability in the mitochondrial 12S rRNA and tRNA(Val) genes of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) individuals shown previously to be genetically invariant., Mol Cell Probes., vol. 29, no. 3, 2015.
Schvartz G, Epp T, Burgess HJ, Chilton NB, Pearl DL, and Lohmann KL, Seroprevalence of equine granulocytic anaplasmosis and lyme borreliosis in Canada as determined by a point-of-care enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)., Can Vet J, vol. 56, no. 6, 2015.
Morshed MG, Lee MK, Man S, Fernando K, Wong Q, Hojgaard A, Tang P, Mak S, Henry B, and Patrick DM, Surveillance for Borrelia burgdorferi in Ixodes Ticks and Small Rodents in British Columbia, Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis, vol. 15, no. 11, 2015.
Barton-Forbes M, Leonard E, Lindsay LR, Langley JM, Koffi JK, and Ogden NH, Tick bites in the Lyme light., Paediatr Child Health, vol. 20, no. 5, 2015.
Laupland KB and Valiquette L, Bill C-442: Shining the Limelight on the Lyme-Like?, Canadian Journal of Infectious Disease and Medical Microbiology, vol. 25, 2014.
Margos G, Piesman J, Lane RS, Ogden NH, Sing A, Straubinger RK, and Fingerle V, Borrelia kurtenbachii sp. nov., a widely distributed member of the Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato species complex in North America, Int J Syst Evol Microbiol, vol. 64, no. Pt. 1, 2014.
Simon JA, Marrotte RR, Desrosiers N, Fiset J, Gaitan J, Gonzalez A, Koffi JK, Lapointe FJ, Leighton PA, Lindsay LR, Logan T, Milord F, Ogden NH, Rogic A, Roy-Dufresne E, Suter D, Tessier N, and Millien V, Climate change and habitat fragmentation drive the occurrence of Borrelia burgdorferi, the agent of Lyme disease, at the northeastern limit of its distribution., Evol Appl., vol. 7, no. 7, 2014.
Parkinson AJ, Evengard B, Semenza JC, Ogden NH, Børresen ML, Berner J, Brubaker M, Sjöstedt A, Evander M, Hondula DM, Menne B, Pshenichnaya N, Gounder P, Larose T, Revich B, Hueffer K, and Albihn A, Climate change and infectious diseases in the Arctic: establishment of a circumpolar working group., Int J Circumpolar Health, vol. 73, 2014.
Anstead CA and Chilton NB, Comparison of the DNA sequences and secondary structure of the mitochondrial 16S rRNA gene of Ixodes kingi, Ixodes sculptus and Ixodes angustus, Molecular and Cellular Probes, vol. 28, no. 4, 2014.
Bandy NJ, Salman-Dilgimen A, and Chaconas G, Construction and characterization of a Borrelia burgdorferi strain with conditional expression of the essential telomere resolvase, ResT., J Bacteriol., vol. 196, no. 13, 2014.
Scott JD, Scott CM, and Anderson JF, The Establishment of a Blacklegged Tick Population by Migratory Songbirds in Ontario, Canada., J Veter Sci Med, vol. 2, no. 1, 2014.
Ogden NH, Radojević M, Wu X, Duvvuri VR, Leighton P, and Wu J, Estimated Effects of Projected Climate Change on the Basic Reproductive Number of the Lyme Disease Vector Ixodes scapularis, Environ Health Perspectives, vol. 122, no. 6, 2014.
Bullard JM, Ahsanuddin AN, Perry AM, Lindsay LR, Iranpour M, Dibernardo A, and Van Caeseele PG, The first case of locally acquired tick-borne Babesia microti infection in Canada., Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol., vol. 25, no. 6, 2014.
Aenishaenslin C, Ravel A, Michel P, Gern L, Milord F, Waaub JP, and Bélanger D, From Lyme disease emergence to endemicity: a cross sectional comparative study of risk perceptions in different populations., BMC Public Health, vol. 14, 2014.