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
Wamboldt R, Wang CN, Miller JC, Enriquez A, Yeung C, Chacko S, Foisy M, and Baranchuk A, Pacemaker Explantation in Patients With Lyme Carditis, JACC Case Rep, vol. 4, no. 10, pp. 613-616, 2022.
Tosato M, Zhang X, and Jianhong W, A patchy model for tick population dynamics with patch-specific developmental delays, Math Biosci Eng, vol. 19, no. 5, pp. 5329-5360, 2022.
Takacs CN, Wachter J, Xiang Y, Ren Z, Karaboja X, Scott M, Stoner MR, Irnov I, Jannetty N, Rosa PA, Wang X, and Jacobs-Wagner C, Polyploidy, regular patterning of genome copies, and unusual control of DNA partitioning in the Lyme disease spirochete, Nat Commun, vol. 13, no. 1, 2022.
Castellanos M, Verhey TB, Goldstein M, and Chaconas G, The Putative Endonuclease Activity of MutL Is Required for the Segmental Gene Conversion Events That Drive Antigenic Variation of the Lyme Disease Spirochete, Front Microbiol, vol. 13, 2022.
Robinson EL, Jardine CM, Koffi JK, Russell C, Lindsay LR, Dibernardo A, and Clow KM, Range Expansion of Ixodes scapularis and Borrelia burgdorferi in Ontario, Canada, from 2017 to 2019, Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis., 2022.
Wang HV, Pickett LJ, and Faraone N, Repellent and acaricidal activities of basil (Ocimum basilicum) essential oils and rock dust against Ixodes scapularis and Dermacentor variabilis ticks, Exp Appl Acarol, 2022.
Sergeev AK, Lalonde C, and Pons W, The role of climate change in the spread of vectors and vector-borne disease in Windsor-Essex County, Environmental Health Review, vol. 65, no. 3, 2022.
Slatculescu AM, Pugliese M, Sander B, Zinszer K, Nelder MP, Russell CB, and Kulkarni MA, Rurality, Socioeconomic Status, and Residence in Environmental Risk Areas Associated with Increased Lyme Disease Incidence in Ontario, Canada: A Case-Control Study, Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis., 2022.
Guillot C, Bouchard C, Buhler K, Dumas A, Milord F, Ripoche M, R, P., and Leighton PA, Sentinel Surveillance Contributes to Tracking Lyme Disease Spatiotemporal Risk Trends in Southern Quebec, Canada, Pathogens, vol. 11, no. 5, 2022.
Kapadia RK, Staples JE, Gill CM, Fischer M, Khan E, Laven JJ, Panella A, Velez JO, Hughes HR, Brault A, Pastula DM, and Gould CV, Severe Arboviral Neuroinvasive Disease in Patients on Rituximab Therapy: A Review, Clin Infect Dis, 2022.
Jacob AE, Weese JS, Rosseau J, and Clow KM, Spatial patterns of Borrelia burgdorferi, Borrelia miyamotoi and Anaplasma phagocytophilum detected in Ixodes spp. ticks from Canadian companion animals, 2019-2020, Zoonoses Public Health, 2022.
Slatculescu AM, Duguay C, Ogden NH, Sander B, Desjardins M, Cameron DW, and Kulkarni MA, Spatiotemporal trends and socioecological factors associated with Lyme disease in eastern Ontario, Canada from 2010-2017, BMC Public Health, vol. 22, no. 1, 2022.
Gasmi S, Koffi JK, Nelder M, Russell C, Graham-Derham S, Lachance L, B, A., Badcock J, Baidoobonso S, Billard B, Halfyard B, Jodoin S, Singal M, and Bourgeois B, Surveillance for Lyme disease in Canada, 2009–2019, CCDR, vol. 48, no. 5, 2022.
Burgess HJ, Pattullo KM, Rainbow CA, M, Z., Lockerbie BP, and Bollinger TK, Surveillance of Babesia odocoilei in wild and farmed cervid populations of Saskatchewan, Canada, Can Vet J, vol. 63, no. 7, 2022.
Fellin E and Schulte-Hostedde A, Tick infestation effects on haemoglobin levels of deer mice ( Peromyscus maniculatus), Parasitology, vol. 149, no. 2, pp. 209-217, 2022.
Scott JD, McGoey E, and Pesapane RR, Tick-borne Pathogens Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Babesia odocoilei, and Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Lato in Blacklegged Ticks Widespread Across Eastern Canada, Journal of Biomedical Research & Environmental Studies, vol. 2, no. 10, 2022.
Dumas A, Bouchard C, Dibernardo A, Drapeau P, Lindsay LR, Ogden NH, and Leighton PA, Transmission patterns of tick-borne pathogens among birds and rodents in a forested park in southeastern Canada, PLoS One, vol. 17, no. 4, 2022.
Larochelliere ED, Langley JM, and Bata BM, Unilateral ptosis and mydriasis secondary to presumed Lyme neuroborreliosis, J AAPOS, vol. 26, no. 5, 2022.
Burrows H, Slatculescu AM, Feng CX, Clow KM, Guillot C, Jardine CM, Leighton PA, Krause PJ, and Kulkarni MA, The utility of a maximum entropy species distribution model for Ixodes scapularis in predicting the public health risk of Lyme disease in Ontario, Canada, Ticks Tick Borne Dis, vol. 13, no. 5, 2022.
Maitre A, Wu-Chuang A, Azelyte J, Palinauskas V, Mateos-Hernandez L, Obregon D, Hodzic A, Valiente Morro C, Estrada-Pena A, Paoli JC, Falchi A, and Cabezas-Cruz A, Vector microbiota manipulation by host antibodies: the forgotten strategy to develop transmission-blocking vaccines, Parasit Vectors, vol. 15, no. 1, 2022.
Tan X, Lin YP, Pereira MJ, Castellanos M, Hahn BL, Anderson P, Coburn J, Leong J, and Chaconas G, VlsE, the nexus for antigenic variation of the Lyme disease spirochete, also mediates early bacterial attachment to the host microvasculature under shear force, PLos Pathogen, vol. 18, no. 5, 2022.
Egizi A and Maestas, L., Where have all the grouse ticks gone? Apparent decline in collections of Haemaphysalis chordeilis Packard, Int J Parasitol Parasites Wildl., vol. 19, 2022.