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 2, 2023

Found 619 results
Nelder MP, Russell CB, Dibernardo A, Clow KM, Johnson S, Cronin K, Patel SN, and Lindsay LR, Monitoring the patterns of submission and presence of tick-borne pathogens in Ixodes scapularis collected from humans and companion animals in Ontario, Canada (2011-2017), Parasit Vectors., vol. 14, no. 1, 2021.
Forest-Berard K, Ripoche M, Irace-Cima A, Thivierge K, and Adam-Poupart A, More than ticking boxes: Training Lyme disease education ambassadors to meet outreach and surveillance challenges in Québec, Canada, PLos One, vol. 16, no. 10, 2021.
Burrows H, Talbot B, McKay R, Slatculescu AM, Logan JJ, Thickstun C, Lindsay LR, Dibernardo A, Koffi JK, Ogden NH, and Kulkarni MA, A multi-year assessment of blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis) population establishment and Lyme disease risk areas in Ottawa, Canada, 2017-2019, PLoS One, vol. 16, no. 2, 2021.
Dersch R and Singh AE, Neurosyphilis and Lyme neuroborreliosis, Curr Opin Neurol, 2021.
Hogenbom J, Istanbouli M, and Faraone N, Novel β-Cyclodextrin and Catnip Essential Oil Inclusion Complex and Its Tick Repellent Properties, Molecules, vol. 26, no. 23, 2021.
Adam-Poupart A, Drapeau LM, Bekal S, Germain G, Irace-Cima A, Sassine MP, Simon A, Soto J, Thivierge K, and Tissot F, Occupations at risk of contracting zoonoses of public health significance in Québec, Can Commun Dis Rep., vol. 47, no. 1, pp. 47-58, 2021.
Banovic P, Diaz-Sanchez AA, Galon C, Foucault-Simonin A, Simin V, Mijatovic D, Papic L, Wu-Chuang A, Obregon D, Moutailler S, and Cabezas-Cruz A, A One Health approach to study the circulation of tick-borne pathogens: A preliminary study, One Health, vol. 13, 2021.
Morshed MG, Lee MK, Boyd E, Mak S, Fraser E, Nguyen J, Dykstra EA, Otterstater M, Henry B, and Galanis E, Passive Tick Surveillance and Detection of Borrelia Species in Ticks from British Columbia, Canada: 2002-2018, Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis., 2021.
Lloyd VK, Cox M, Bailey J, and Roy C, Patient Lyme disease websites prioritize science; public health websites prioritize consistent messaging-Comment on 'Lyme disease prevention: A content analysis of Canadian patient group and government websites', Zoonoses Public Health, 2021.
Alkishe A and Peterson AT, Potential geographic distribution of Ixodes cookei, the vector of Powassan virus, J Vector Ecol, vol. 46, no. 2, 2021.
Bloch EM, Tobian AAR, and Katz LM, Powassan virus: What is the risk to the blood supply?, Transfusion, 2021.
Cameron L, Rocque R, Penner K, and Mauro I, Public perceptions of Lyme disease and climate change in southern Manitoba, Canada: making a case for strategic decoupling of climate and health messages, BMC Public Health, vol. 21, 2021.
Diyes CP, Dergousoff SJ, Yunik ME, and Chilton NB, Reproductive output and larval survival of American dog ticks (Dermacentor variabilis) from a population at the northern distributional limit, Exp Appl Acarol, 2021.
O’Brien SF, Drews SJ, Yi QL, Bloch EM, Ogden NH, Koffi JK, Lindsay LR, Gregoire Y, and Delage G, Risk of transfusion-transmitted Babesia microti in Canada, Transfusion, 2021.
Nury C, Blais MC, and Arsenault J, Risk of transmittable blood-borne pathogens in blood units from blood donor dogs in Canada, J Vet Intern Med, 2021.
Neely M, Arroyo LG, Jardine CM, Moore A, Hazlett M, Clow KM, Archer H, and Weese JS, Seroprevalence and evaluation of risk factors associated with seropositivity for Borrelia burgdorferi in Ontario horses, Equine Vet, vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 331-338, 2021.
McGrath SL, Huang SH, and Kobryn K, Single stranded DNA annealing is a conserved activity of telomere resolvases, PLoS One, vol. 16, no. 2, 2021.
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.