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.

If you are aware of any Canadian research into ticks or tick-borne illnesses that should be included below, please send me an email and include whatever details you have.

Last updated: November 29, 2021

Found 476 results
Thompson AT, Dominguez K, Cleveland CA, Dergousoff SJ, Doi K, Falco RC, Greay T, Irwin P, Lindsay LR, Liu J, Mather TN, Oskam CL, Rodriguez_Viva RI, Ruder MG, Shaw D, Vigil SL, White S, and Yabsley MJ, Molecular Characterization of Haemaphysalis Species and a Molecular Genetic Key for the Identification of Haemaphysalis of North America, Front Vet Sci., vol. 7, 2020.
Scott JD, Pascoe EL, Sajid MS, and Foley JE, Monitoring of Nesting Songbirds Detects Established Population of Blacklegged Ticks and Associated Lyme Disease Endemic Area in Canada, Healthcare, vol. 8, no. 1, 2020.
Mrozowich T, Henrickson A, Demeler B, and Patel TR, Nanoscale Structure Determination of Murray Valley Encephalitis and Powassan Virus Non-Coding RNAs, Viruses, vol. 12, no. 2, 2020.
Koloski CW, Duncan CAM, Rutherford PL, and Cassone BJ, Natural insensitivity and the effects of concentration on the repellency and survival of American dog ticks (Dermacentor variabilis) by DEET, Exp Appl Acarol, 2020.
Mello I, Peters J, and Lee C, Neuropathy Mimicking Dental Pain on a Patient Diagnosed With Lyme Disease, J Endod, vol. S0099-2399, no. 20, pp. 30401-5, 2020.
Davis IRC, McNeil SA, Allen W, MacKinnon-Cameron D, Lindsay LR, Bernat K, Dibernardo A, LeBlanc J, and Hatchette TF, Performance of a Modified Two-Tiered Testing (MTTT) EIA Algorithm for Serologic Diagnosis of Lyme Disease in Nova Scotia, J Clin Microbiol, vol. JCM.01841-19, 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.
Allen SE, Jardine CM, Hooper-McGrevy K, Ambagala A, Bosco-Lauth AM, Kunkel MR, Mead DG, Nituch L, Ruder MG, and Nemeth NM, Serologic Evidence of Arthropod-Borne Virus Infections in Wild and Captive Ruminants in Ontario, Canada, Am J Trop Med Hyg, vol. 103, no. 5, 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.