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: February 1, 2023

Found 540 results
Dergousoff SJ, Anstead CA, and Chilton NB, Identification of bacteria in the Rocky Mountain wood tick, Dermacentor andersoni, using single-strand conformation polymorphism (SSCP) and DNA sequencing, Exp Appl Acarol., 2020.
Halverson MR, Lagace M, Smyth AE, Sharar ZA, and Sargent MA, Imaging appearance of ticks in tick paralysis , Pediatr Radiol., 2020.
Foley-Eby AH, Savidge C, and Lloyd VK, Ixodes scapularis ticks and Borrelia burgdorferi on Prince Edward Island: Passive tick surveillance and canine seroprevalence, Can Vet J, vol. 61, no. 10, pp. 1107-1110, 2020.
St. Pierre SE, Gould ON, and Lloyd VK, Knowledge and Knowledge Needs about Lyme Disease among Occupational and Recreational Users of the Outdoors, Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, vol. 17, no. 1, 2020.
Chaconas G, Moriarty TJ, Skare JT, and Hyde JA, Live Imaging, Curr Issus Mol Biol, vol. 42, pp. 385-408, 2020.
MacLean G, Cook P, Lindsay LR, Hatchette TF, and Webster D, Low Seroprevalence of Lyme disease among multiple sclerosis patients in New Brunswick, Can J Neurol Sci, vol. 2020 June 29, pp. 1-11, 2020.
Gazendam N, Yeung C, and Baranchuk A, Lyme carditis presenting as sick sinus syndrome, J Electrocardiol, vol. 59, pp. 65-67, 2020.
Franco-Avecilla D, Yeung C, and Baranchuk A, Lyme carditis presenting with an atypical rash, CMAJ, vol. 192, no. 21, 2020.
Flynn C and Ignaszak A, Lyme Disease Biosensors: A Potential Solution to a Diagnostic Dilemma, Biosensors (Basel), vol. 10, no. 10, 2020.
Rogerson AG and Lloyd VK, Lyme Disease Patient Outcomes and Experiences; A Retrospective Cohort Study, healthcare, vol. 8, no. 3, 2020.
Toarta C, Bogoch II, and Carr D, Merging Patches, an Atypical Presentation of Disseminated Cutaneous Lyme Disease: A Case Report, J Emerg Med, vol. S0736-4679, no. 20, 2020.
Sperling JH, Fitzgerald D, Sperling FAH, and Magor KE, Microbiome Composition and Borrelia Detection in Ixodes scapularis Ticks at the Northwestern Edge of Their Range, Trop Med Infect Dis. , vol. 5, no. 4, 2020.
Hatchette TF and Lindsay LR, Modified two-tiered testing algorithm for Lyme disease serology: The Canadian context, Can Commun Dis Rep , vol. 46, no. 5, pp. 125-131, 2020.
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.