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
Bouchard C, Beauchamp G, Leighton P, Lindsay LR, Bélanger D, and Ogden NH, Does high biodiversity reduce the risk of Lyme disease invasion?, Parasit Vectors, vol. 6, 2013.
Tuite AR, Greer AL, and Fisman DN, Effect of latitude on the rate of change in incidence of Lyme disease in the United States, CMAJ Open, vol. 1, no. 1, 2013.
Kulkarni MA, Lecocq AC, Artsob H, Drebot MA, and Ogden NH, Epidemiology and aetiology of encephalitis in Canada, 1994-2008: a case for undiagnosed arboviral agents?, Epidemiol Infect., vol. 141, no. 11, 2013.
Scott JD, Anderson JF, and Durden LA, First Detection of Lyme Disease Spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi in Ticks Collected from a Raptor in Canada, J Vet Sci Med Diagn, vol. 2, no. 4, 2013.
Rogic A, Tessier N, Legendre P, Lapointe FJ, and Millien V, Genetic structure of the white-footed mouse in the context of the emergence of Lyme disease in southern Québec., Ecology and Evolution, vol. 3, no. 7, 2013.
Bouchard C, Leighton P, Beauchamp G, Nguon S, Trudel L, Milord F, Lindsay LR, Bélanger D, and Ogden NH, Harvested white-tailed deer as sentinel hosts for early establishing Ixodes scapularis populations and risk from vector-borne zoonoses in Southeastern Canada., J Med Entomol, vol. 50, no. 2, 2013.
Coburn J, Leong J, and Chaconas G, Illuminating the roles of the Borrelia burgdorferi adhesins., Trends in Microbiology, vol. 21, no. 8, 2013.
Mechai S, Feil EJ, Gariepy TD, Gregory TR, Lindsay LR, Millien V, and Ogden NH, Investigation of the population structure of the tick vector of Lyme disease Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in Canada using mitochondrial cytochrome C oxidase subunit I gene sequences, J Med Entomol, vol. 50, no. 3, 2013.
Hanincova K, Mukherjee P, Ogden NH, Margos G, Wormser GP, Reed KD, Meece JK, Vandermause MF, and Schwartz I, Multilocus sequence typing of Borrelia burgdorferi suggests existence of lineages with differential pathogenic properties in humans, PLoS One, vol. 8, no. 9, 2013.
Instead CA and Chilton NB, A novel Rickettsia species detected in Vole Ticks (Ixodes angustus) from Western Canada, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol. 79, no. 24, 2013.
Chaconas G and Morris SJ, Peaceful coexistence amongst Borrelia plasmids: Getting by with a little help from their friends?, Plasmid, vol. 17, no. 2, 2013.
Roy-Dufresne E, Logan T, Simon JA, Chmura GL, and Millien V, Poleward Expansion of the White-Footed Mouse (Peromyscus leucopus) under Climate Change: Implications for the Spread of Lyme Disease, PLoS ONE, vol. 8, no. 11, 2013.
Ogden NH, Lindsay LR, and Leighton P, Predicting the rate of invasion of the agent of Lyme disease Borrelia burgdorferi, Journal of Applied Ecology, vol. 50, no. 2, 2013.
Horney B and Stojanovic V, Protein-losing nephropathy associated with Borrelia burgdorferi seropositivity in a soft-coated wheaten terrier: response to therapy, Can Vet J, vol. 54, no. 4, pp. 392-396, 2013.
Dergousoff SJ, Galloway TD, Lindsay LR, Curry PS, and Chilton NB, Range expansion of Dermacentor variabilis and Dermacentor andersoni (Acari: Ixodidae) near their northern distributional limits, J Med Entomol, vol. 50, no. 3, 2013.
Walia R and Chaconas G, Suggested Role for G4 DNA in Recombination Switching at the Antigenic Variation Locus of the Lyme Disease Spirochete., PLoS ONE, vol. 8, no. 2, 2013.
Anstead CA, Hwang YT, and Chilton NB, Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) on small mammals in Kootenay National Park, British Columbia, Canada, Journal of Medical Entomology, vol. 50, no. 6, 2013.
Lin T, Gao L, Zhang C, Odeh E, Jacobs MB, Coutte L, Chaconas G, Philipp MT, and Norris SJ, Analysis of an Ordered, Comprehensive STM Mutant Library in Infectious Borrelia burgdorferi: Insights into the Genes Required for Mouse Infectivity., PLoS ONE, vol. 7, no. 10, 2012.
Chaconas G, CSM Murray Award Lecture – Functional studies of the Lyme disease spirochete – from molecules to mice., Can J Microbiol, vol. 58, 2012.
Sperling J, Middelveen M, Klein D, and Sperling F, Evolving perspectives on Lyme borreliosis in Canada, The Open Neurology Journal. , vol. 6, no. Suppl. 1-M4, 2012.
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.