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

Found 594 results
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.
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.