Canadian Tick-borne Research 2010-Present

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Last updated: February 2, 2023

Found 619 results
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.
Buhler K, Bouchard E, Elmore SA, Samelius G, Jackson J, Tomaselli M, Fenton H, Alisauskas R, and Jenkins E, Tularemia above the Treeline: Climate and Rodent Abundance Influences Exposure of a Sentinel Species, the Arctic Fox ( Vulpes lagopus), to Francisella tularensis, Pathogens, vol. 12, no. 1, 2022.
Sullivan AP, Nicholson J, Bradbury-Squires DJ, King A, and Daley P, Two cases of tularemia in hunters from rural Newfoundland, J Assoc Med Microbiol Infect Dis Can, vol. 7, no. 2, 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.
Mateos-Hernandez L, Obregon D, Wu-Chuang A, Maybe J, Borneres J, Versille N, de la Fuente J, Diaz-Sanchez S, Bermudez-Humaran LG, Torres-Maravilla E, Estrada-Pena A, Hodzic A, Simo L, and Cabezas-Cruz A, Anti-Microbiota Vaccines Modulate the Tick Microbiome in a Taxon-Specific Manner, Front Immunol., vol. 12, 2021.
Lumsden G, Zakharov EV, Dolynskyj S, Weese JS, Lindsay LR, and Jardine CM, The application of next-generation sequence-based DNA barcoding for bloodmeal detection in host-seeking wild-caught Ixodes scapularis nymphs, BMC Res Notes, vol. 14, no. 1, p. 67, 2021.
Nichol GK, Weese JS, Evason M, and Clow KM, Assessing knowledge, attitudes, and practices of Canadian veterinarians with regard to Lyme disease in dogs, J Vet Intern Med, vol. 35, pp. 294-302, 2021.
Vinocur JM and Baranchuk A, Author's Reply-Phase-4 RBBB in Lyme carditis?, HeartRhythm Case Rep., vol. 7, no. 7, 2021.
Yang J, Smith C, and Batted A, Babesia microti acquired in Canada, CMAJ, vol. 193, no. 31, 2021.
Drews SJ, Caeseele PV, Bullard JM, Lindsay LR, Gaziano T, Zeller MP, Lane D, Momar N, Allen VG, Boggild AK, O'Brien SF, Marko D, Musuka C, Almiski M, and Bigham M, Babesia microti in a Canadian blood donor and lookback in a red blood cell recipient, Vox Sang ., 2021.
Lantos PM, Rumbaugh J, Bockenstedt LK, Falck-Ytter YT, Aguero-Rosenfeld ME, Auwaerter PG, Baldwin K, Bannuru RR, Belani KK, Bowie W, Branda JA, Clifford DB, DiMario FJ, Halperin JJ, Krause PJ, Lavergne V, Liang MH, Meissner HC, Nigrovic LE, Nocton JJ, Osani MC, Pruitt AA, Rips JG, Rosenfeld LE, Savoy ML, Sood SK, Steere AC, Strle F, Sundel R, Tsao JI, Vaysbrot EE, Wormser GP, and Zemel LS, Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), American Academy of Neurology (AAN), and American College of Rheumatology (ACR): 2020 Guidelines for the Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Lyme Disease, Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken), 2021.
Krause PJ, Auwaerter PG, Bannuru RR, Branda JA, Falck-Ytter YT, Lantos PM, Lavergne V, Meissner HC, Osani MC, Rips JG, Sood SK, Vannier E, Vaysbrot EE, and Wormser GP, Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA): 2020 Guideline on Diagnosis and Management of Babesiosis, vol. 72, no. 2, pp. 185-189, 2021.
Talbot B, Kulkarni MA, and Colautti RI, Convergence Research for Emerging Zoonoses, Trends Parasitol., 2021.
Ginsberg HS, Hickling GJ, Burke RL, Ogden NH, Beati L, LeBrun RA, Arsnoe IM, Gerhold R, Han S, Jackson K, Maestas L, Moody T, Pang G, Ross B, Rulison EL, and Tsao JI, Correction: Why Lyme disease is common in the northern US, but rare in the south: The roles of host choice, host-seeking behavior, and tick density, PLoS Biol, vol. 19, no. 9, 2021.
Wu-Chuang A, Hodzic A, Mateos-Hernandez L, Estrada-Pena A, Obregon D, and Cabezas-Cruz A, Current debates and advances in tick microbiome research, Current Research in Parasitology & Vector-Borne Diseases, vol. 1, 2021.