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
Akbarian S, Cawston T, Moreno L, Patel S, Allen V, and Dolatabadi E, A Computer Vision Approach to Combat Lyme Disease, Cornell University, 2020.
Flynn PC, Forth JH, and Kaufman WR, Correction to: A comparison of the cuticular properties of argasid and ixodid ticks: Ornithodoros moubata (Argasidae) vs. Amblyomma hebraeum and Ixodes pacificus (Ixodidae), Experimental and Applied Acarology, vol. 83, pp. 165-166, 2020.
Apanaskevich DA and Barker SC, Dermacentor kamshadalus (Acari: Ixodidae), a Tick of Mountain Goats and Sheep in Western United States, Canada, and Russia, Is a Valid Species, J Med Entomol, 2020.
Scott JD, Pascoe EL, Sajid MS, and Foley JE, Detection of Babesia odocoilei in Ixodes scapularis Ticks Collected from Songbirds in Ontario and Quebec, Canada , Pathogens, vol. 9, no. 10, 2020.
Pomey MP, Bush PL, Demers-Payette O, L'Esperance A, Lochhead L, Ganache I, and Roy D, Developing recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease: the role of the patient's perspective in a controversial environment, Int J Technol Assess Health Care, 2020.
Valois P, Bouchard D, Aenishaenslin C, Talbot D, Bouchard C, Briand S, and Tessier M, Development and validation of a behavioral index for adaptation to lyme disease, BMC Public Health, vol. 20, no. 1, 2020.
Pelletier J, Rocheleau JP, Aenishaenslin C, Beaudry F, Dimitri Masson G, Lindsay LR, Ogden NH, Bouchard C, and Leighton PA, Evaluation of fluralaner as an oral acaricide to reduce tick infestation in a wild rodent reservoir of Lyme disease, Parasites & Vectors , vol. 13, no. 1, 2020.
Kotwa JD, Jardine CM, Pearl DL, Berke O, Mercer NJ, and Peregrine A, Evaluation of the SNAP® 4Dx® Plus Test for the Detection of Dirofilaria Immitis Antigen and Characterization of Exposure to Tick-Borne Pathogens in Wild Canids in Southern Ontario, Vet Parasitol, vol. 283, 2020.
Semproni M, Rusk R, and Wuerz T, Fatal Lyme carditis presenting as fluctuating high-grade atrioventricular block, CMAJ, vol. 192, no. 21, pp. E574-E577, 2020.
Chenery ES, Harms NJ, Mandrak NE, and Molnar PK, First records of Dermacentor albipictus larvae collected by flagging in Yukon, Canada, Parasit Vectors, vol. 13, no. 1, p. 565, 2020.
Talbot B, Leighton PA, and Kulkarni MA, Genetic Melting Pot in Blacklegged Ticks at the Northern Edge of Their Expansion Front , J Hered., vol. Jul 1, 2020.
Szymanska A, Platek AE, Dluzniewski M, and Szymanski FM, History of Lyme Disease as a Predictor of Atrial Fibrillation, Am J Cardiol, 2020.
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.