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
Nichol GK, Weese JS, and Clow KM, Isolation and multilocus sequence typing of Borrelia burgdorferi from Ixodes scapularis collected from dogs in Ontario, Canada, BMC Res Notes, vol. 16, no. 1, 2023.
Millien V, Leo SST, Turney S, and Gonzalez A, It's about time: small mammal communities and Lyme disease emergence, Sci Rep, vol. 13, no. 1, 2023.
Bloch EM, Busch MP, Corash LM, Dodd R, Hailu B, Kleinman S, O'Brien SF, L, P., Stramer SL, and Katz LM, Leveraging Donor Populations to Study the Epidemiology and Pathogenesis of Transfusion-Transmitted and Emerging Infectious Diseases, Transfus Med Rev., 2023.
Tardy O, Acheson ES, Bouchard C, Chamberland E, Fortin A, Ogden NH, and Leighton PA, Mechanistic movement models to predict geographic range expansions of ticks and tick-borne pathogens: Case studies with Ixodes scapularis and Amblyomma americanum in eastern North America, Ticks Tick Borne Dis, vol. 14, no. 4, 2023.
Mandwal A, Bishop SL, Castellanos M, Westlund A, Chaconas G, Lewis I, and Davidsen J, Metabolic Interactive Nodular Network for Omics (MINNO): Refining and investigating metabolic networks based on empirical metabolomics data, bioRxiv, 2023.
Scott JD, McKeown JTA, and Scott CM, Migratory Songbirds Transport Amblyomma longirostre and Amblyomma maculatum Ticks to Canada, Journal of Biomedical Research & Environmental Sciences, vol. 4, no. 2, 2023.
Paulson A, Loughheed S, Huang D, and Colautti RI, Multiomics Reveals Symbionts, Pathogens, and Tissue-Specific Microbiome of Blacklegged Ticks (Ixodes scapularis) from a Lyme Disease Hot Spot in Southeastern Ontario, Canada, Microbiology Spectrum, 2023.
Vandenberg SY, Chircop A, Sedgwick M, and Scott D, Nurses' perceptions of climate sensitive vector-borne diseases: A scoping review, Public Health Nurs., 2023.
Courville J, Czuzoj-Shulman N, Spence AR, and Abenhaim HA, Obstetrical and neonatal outcomes in women with gestational Lyme disease, J Obs Gyn Can, vol. 45, no. 5, 2023.
Yunik ME, Diyes CP, and Chilton NB, Off-host survival of Dermacentor variabilis (Acari: Ixodidae) adults near their northern distributional limit in Saskatchewan, Canada, J Med Entomol, 2023.
Mechai S, Coatsworth H, and Ogden NH, Possible effect of mutations on serological detection of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto ospC major groups: An in-silico study, PLoS One, vol. 18, no. 10, 2023.
Arimin C, Chanda A, Kumar S, and Thomas GR, A Practical Ambulatory Approach to Atrioventricular Block Secondary to Lyme Carditis, Case Reports, vol. 14, no. 3, 2023.
Valois P, Bouchard C, Talbot D, Tessier M, Pelletier R, Osorio-Rodriguez B, and Bouchard D, Preventing Lyme disease through identification of key beliefs, PLOS Climate, vol. 2, no. 11, 2023.
Scott JD and Scott CM, Primary Detection of the Establishment of Blacklegged Ticks, Ixodes scapularis, in British Columbia, Canada, J Biomed Res Environ Sci, vol. 4, no. 5, 2023.
Sanderson VP, Miller JC, Bamm VV, M, T., Lloyd VK, Singh-Ranger G, and Wills MKB, Profiling disease burden and Borrelia seroprevalence in Canadians with complex and chronic illness, PLoS One, vol. 18, no. 11, 2023.
Loeb M, Brison R, Bramson J, Hatchette TF, Sander B, and Stringer E, Protocol for a longitudinal cohort study of Lyme disease with physical, mental and immunological assessment, BMJ Open, vol. 13, no. 11, 2023.
Logan JJ, Hoi AG, Sawada M, Knudby AJ, Ramsay T, Blanford JI, Ogden NH, and Kulkarni MA, Risk factors for Lyme disease resulting from residential exposure amidst emerging Ixodes scapularis populations: A neighbourhood-level analysis of Ottawa, Ontario, PLoS One, vol. 18, no. 8, 2023.
Fellin E, Varin M, and Millien V, Risky business: human-related data is lacking from Lyme disease risk models, Front Public Health, vol. 3, 2023.
Bowser N, Bouchard C, Castellanos M, Baron G, Carabin H, Chuard P, Leighton P, Milord F, Richard L, Savage J, Tardy O, and Aenishaenslin C, Self-reported tick exposure as an indicator of Lyme disease risk in an endemic region of Quebec, Canada, Ticks Tick Borne Dis, vol. 15, no. 1, 2023.
Matias J, Cui Y, Tang X, Sajid A, Arora G, Wu MJ, DePonte K, Muramatsu H, Tam YK, Narasimhan S, Pardi N, Weissman D, and Fikrig E, Specific mRNA lipid nanoparticles and acquired resistance to ticks, Vaccine, vol. 41, no. 34, 2023.
Buchanan WW, Kean CA, Rainsford KD, and Kean WF, Spondyloarthropathies and arthritis post-infection: a historical perspective, Inflammopharacology, 2023.
Wilson C, Gasmi S, Bourgeois AC, Badcock J, Carr J, Chahil N, Coatsworth H, Dibernardo A, Goundar P, Leighton PA, Lee MK, Morshed MG, Ripoche M, Savage J, eTick,, Smadi H, Smolarchuk C, Thivierge K, and Koffi JK, Surveillance for Ixodes scapularis and Ixodes pacificus ticks and their associated pathogens in Canada, 2020, Can Commun Dis Rep, vol. 49, no. 6, 2023.
Long J, Maskell K, Gries R, Saif, N., Gooding C, and Gries G, Synergistic attraction of Western black-legged ticks, Ixodes pacificus, to CO2 and odorant emissions from deer-associated microbes, R Soc Open Sci, vol. 10, no. 5, 2023.
Drews SJ, Kjemtrup AM, Krause PJ, G, L., Leiby DA, Lewin A, O'Brien SF, Renaud C, Tonnetti L, and Bloch EM, Transfusion-transmitted Babesia spp.: a changing landscape of epidemiology, regulation, and risk mitigation, J Clin Microbiol, vol. Sep 26, 2023.
Boodman C, Loomer C, Dibernardo A, Hatchette TF, LeBlanc J, Waitt B, and Lindsay LR, Using Serum Specimens for Real-Time PCR-Based Diagnosis of Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis, Canada, Emerg Infect Dis, vol. 29, no. 1, 2023.