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: May 30, 2021

Found 449 results
2020
Guyard C, Raffel SJ, Schrumpf ME, Dahlstrom E, Sturdevant D, Ricklefs SM, Martens C, Hayes SF, Fischer ER, Hansen BT, Porcella SF, and Schwan TG, Periplasmic Flagellar Export Apparatus Protein, FliH, Is Involved in Post-Transcriptional Regulation of FlaB, Motility and Virulence of the Relapsing Fever Spirochete Borrelia Hermsii, PLoS One, vol. 8, no. 8, 2020.
Maxwell N, Dryer MM, Baranchuk A, and Vinocur JM, Phase 4 block of the right bundle branch suggesting His-Purkinje system involvement in Lyme carditis, HeartRhythm Case Rep, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 112-116, 2020.
Sanderson VP, Mainprize IL, Verzijlenberg L, Khursigara CM, and Wills MKB, The Platelet Fraction Is a Novel Reservoir to Detect Lyme Borrelia in Blood, Biology (Basel) ., vol. 9, no. 11, 2020.
Ogden NH, Beard CB, Ginsberg HS, and Tsao JI, Possible Effects of Climate Change on Ixodid Ticks and the Pathogens They Transmit: Predictions and Observations, J Med Entomol, 2020.
Scott JD, Presentation of Acrodermatitis Chronica Atrophicans Rashes on Lyme Disease Patients in Canada , Healthcare (Basel), vol. 8, no. 2, 2020.
Duncan KT, Clow KM, Sundstrom KD, Saleh MN, Reichard MV, and Little SE, Recent reports of winter tick, Dermacentor albipictus, from dogs and cats in North America, Vet Parasitol Stud Reports, vol. 22, 2020.
Yeung C, Gazendam N, and Baranchuk A, Refining an Approach to Lyme Carditis, IDCases, vol. 20, 2020.
Estrada-Pena A, Cabezas-Cruz A, and Obregon D, Resistance of Tick Gut Microbiome to Anti-Tick Vaccines, Pathogen Infection and Antimicrobial Peptides, Pathogens, vol. 9, no. 4, 2020.
Allen SE, Vogt NA, Stevens B, Ruder MG, Jardine CM, and Nemeth NM, A Retrospective Summary of Cervid Morbidity and Mortality in Ontario and Nunavut Regions of Canada (1991-2017), J Wildl Dis., 2020.
Guillot C, Badcock J, Clow KM, Cram J, Dergousoff SJ, Dibernardo A, Evason M, Fraser E, Galanis E, Gasmi S, German G, Howse DT, Jardine CM, Jenkins EJ, Koffi JK, Kulkarni MA, Lindsay LR, Lumsden G, McKay R, Moore K, Morshed MG, Munn D, Nelder MP, Nocera J, Ripoche M, Rochon K, Russell CB, Slatculescu AM, Talbot B, Thivierge K, Voordouw M, Bouchard C, and Leighton P, Sentinel surveillance of Lyme disease risk in Canada, 2019: Results from the first year of the Canadian Lyme Sentinel Network (CaLSeN), Can Commun Dis Rep , vol. 46, no. 10, 2020.
Banerjee A, Baid K, Byron T, Yip A, Ryan C, Thampy PR, Broders H, Faure P, and Mossman K, Seroprevalence in Bats and Detection of Borrelia burgdorferi in Bat Ectoparasites, Microorganisms, vol. 8, no. 3, 2020.
Slatculescu AM, Clow KM, McKay R, Talbot B, Logan JJ, Thickstun C, Jardine CM, Ogden NH, Knudby AJ, and Kulkarni MA, Species distribution models for the eastern blacklegged tick, Ixodes scapularis, and the Lyme disease pathogen, Borrelia burgdorferi, in Ontario, Canada , PLoS One , vol. 15, no. 9, 2020.
Lin YP, Tan X, Caine JA, Castellanos M, George Chaconas, Coburn J, and Leong J, Strain-specific Joint Invasion and Colonization by Lyme Disease Spirochetes Is Promoted by Outer Surface Protein C , PLoS Pathog, vol. 16, no. 5, 2020.
Yunik ME and Chilton NB, Supercooling Points of Adult Dermacentor variabilis (Acari: Ixodidae) From a Population Near the Northern Distribution Limit, J Med Entomol, 2020.
Ngambo Domche G, Valois P, Canuel M, Talbot D, Tessier M, Aenishaenslin C, Bouchard C, and Briand S, Telephone Versus Web Panel National Survey for Monitoring Adoption of Preventive Behaviors to Climate Change in Populations: A Case Study of Lyme Disease in Québec, Canada, BMC Med Res Methodol., vol. 20, no. 1, 2020.
Lumsden G, Zakharov EV, Dolynskyj S, Weese JS, Lindsay LR, and Jardine CM, Temporal Detection Limits of Remnant Larval Bloodmeals in Nymphal Ixodes scapularis (Say, Ixodida: Ixodidae) Using Two Next-Generation Sequencing DNA Barcoding Assays, J Med Entomol, 2020.
Julien DA, Sargent JM, Filejski C, Versluis AM, Waind V, and Harper SL, Unleashing the literature: a scoping review of canine zoonotic and vectorborne disease research in Canis familiaris in North America, Anim Health Res Rev, pp. 1-14, 2020.
Yeung C, Al-Turki M, and Baranchuk A, The Value of the Surface ECG for the Diagnosis and Management of Lyme Carditis, Curr Cardiol Rev., 2020.
Vassell A, Crooks VA, and Snyder J, What was lost, missing, sought and hoped for: Qualitatively exploring medical crowdfunding campaign narratives for Lyme disease, Health, 2020.
Sperling J, MacDonald Z, Normandeau J, Merrill E, Sperling F, and Magor KE, Within-population diversity of bacterial microbiomes in winter ticks (Dermacentor albipictus), Ticks Tick Borne Dis, vol. 11, no. 6, p. 101535, 2020.

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