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
Burgess HJ, Lockerbie BP, Ayalew LE, Dibernardo A, Hrazdilova K, Modry D, and Bollinger TK, Species-specific PCR assay for the detection of Babesia odocoilei, J Vet Diagn Invest., 2021.
Zhang X and Wu X, Synchronized Tick Population Oscillations Driven by Host Mobility and Spatially Heterogeneous Developmental Delays Combined, Bull Math Biol., vol. 83, no. 6, 2021.
Hogenbom J, Jones A, Wang HV, Pickett LJ, and Faraone N, Synthesis and Characterization of β-Cyclodextrin-Essential Oil Inclusion Complexes for Tick Repellent Development, Polymers (Basel.), vol. 13, no. 11, 2021.
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., vol. 58, no. 2, pp. 821-829, 2021.
Wu-Chuang A, Obregon D, Estrada-Pena A, and Cabezas-Cruz A, Thermostable Keystone Bacteria Maintain the Functional Diversity of the Ixodes scapularis Microbiome Under Heat Stress, Microb Ecol, 2021.
Young I, Prematunge C, Pussegoda K, Corrin T, and Waddell LA, Tick exposures and alpha-gal syndrome: A systematic review of the evidence, Ticks Tick Borne Dis, vol. 12, no. 3, p. 101674, 2021.
Gray JS and Ogden NH, Ticks, Human Babesiosis and Climate Change, Pathogens, vol. 10, no. 11, 2021.
Vogt NA and Stevens B, Why the Rationale for Canine Borrelia burgdorferi Vaccination Is Unpersuasive, Front Vet Sci, vol. 8, 2021.
Myette RL, Webber J, Mikhail H, and Keifso K, A 4-year-old boy with ataxia and aphasia, CMAJ, vol. 192, no. 21, pp. E578-E582, 2020.
Yeung C, Hopman WM, and Baranchuk A, About Modeling Long-Term Cardiac Manifestations of Lyme Disease, Am J Cardiol., vol. S0002-9149, no. 20, pp. 30346-5, 2020.
Chilton NB, Dergousoff SJ, Brzezowska V, Trost CN, and Dunlop DR, American Dog Ticks ( Dermacentor variabilis) as Biological Indicators of an Association Between the Enteric Bacterium Moellerella wisconsensis and Striped Skunks ( Mephitis mephitis) in Southwestern Manitoba, Canada, J Wildl Dis., vol. 2020, 2020.
Badmalia MD, Siddiqui MQ, Mrozowich T, Gemmill DL, and Patel TR, Analytical ultracentrifuge: an ideal tool for characterization of non-coding RNAs, Eur Biophys J ., vol. 49, no. 8, pp. 809-818, 2020.
Hatke AL, Green DR, Stasiak K, and Marconi RT, Antibody profiling of a Borreliella burgdorferi (Lyme disease) C6 antibody positive, symptomatic Rottweiler and her pups, The Veterinary Journal, vol. 262, 2020.
Tosato M, Nah K, and Wu J, Are host control strategies effective to eradicate tick-borne diseases (TBD)?, Journal of Theoretical Biology, vol. 508, 2020.
Nelder MP, Russell CB, Johnson S, Li Y, Cronin K, Warshawsky B, Brandon NC, and Patel SN, Assessing human exposure to spotted fever and typhus group rickettsiae in Ontario, Canada (2013-2018): a retrospective, cross-sectional study, BMC Infect Dis., vol. 20, no. 1, 2020.
Estrada-Pena A, Cabezas-Cruz A, and Obregon D, Behind Taxonomic Variability: The Functional Redundancy in the Tick Microbiome, Microorganisms, vol. 8, no. 11, 2020.
Lam JC, Larios OE, Parkins MD, and Vaughan SD, A case of tick-borne relapsing fever in pregnancy, Can Commun Dis Rep , vol. 46, no. 10, pp. 362-364, 2020.
Stokes W, Lisboa L, Lindsay LR, and Fonseca K, Case Report: Anaplasmosis in Canada: Locally Acquired Anaplasma phagocytophilum Infection in Alberta , Am J Trop Med Hyg, 2020.
Yeung C, Medoza I, Echeverria LE, and Baranchuk A, Chagas' Cardiomyopathy and Lyme Carditis: Lessons Learned From Two Infectious Diseases Affecting the Heart, Trends Cardiovasc Med . , vol. 2020 May 3, pp. S1050-1738(20)30058-X, 2020.
Faraone N, Light M, Scott CM, MacPherson S, and Hillier NK, Chemosensory and Behavioural Responses of Ixodes scapularis to Natural Products: Role of Chemosensory Organs in Volatile Detection, Insects, vol. 11, no. 8, 2020.
Middelveen MJ, Martinez RM, Fesler MC, Sapi E, Burke J, Shah JS, Nicolaus C, and Stricker RB, Classification and Staging of Morgellons Disease: Lessons from Syphilis, Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol, vol. 13, pp. 145-164, 2020.
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, Clin Infect Dis. , 2020.
Smith GN, Moore K, Hatchette TF, Nicholson J, Bowie W, and Langley JM, Committee Opinion No. 399: Management of Tick Bites and Lyme Disease During Pregnancy, J Obstet Gynaecol Can, vol. 42, no. 5, pp. 644-653, 2020.
Namgyal J, Couloigner I, Lysyk TJ, Dergousoff SJ, and Cork SC, Comparison of Habitat Suitability Models for Haemaphysalis longicornis Neumann in North America to Determine Its Potential Geographic Range, Int J Environ Res Public Health, vol. 17, no. 21, 2020.
Flynn PC, Forth JH, and Kaufman WR, A comparison of the cuticular properties of argasid and ixodid ticks: Ornithodoros moubata (Argasidae) vs. Amblyomma hebraeum and Ixodes pacificus (Ixodidae), Exp Appl Acarol, vol. 82, no. 4, pp. 515-527, 2020.