Canadian Tick-borne Illness 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: January 5, 2021

Found 413 results
McVea DA, Himsworth CG, Lindsay LR, Patrick DM, Kosoy M, and Kerr T, Exposure to Rats and Rat-Associated Leptospira and Bartonella Species Among People Who Use Drugs in an Impoverished, Inner-City Neighborhood of Vancouver, Canada., Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis., 2018.
Scott JD, Clark KL, Foley JE, Anderson JF, Bierman BC, and Durden LA, Extensive Distribution of the Lyme Disease Bacterium, Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Lato, in Multiple Tick Species Parasitizing Avian and Mammalian Hosts across Canada, healthcare, vol. 6, no. 4, 2018.
Scott JD, Clark KL, Foley JE, Bierman BC, and Durden LA, Far-Reaching Dispersal of Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Lato-Infected Blacklegged Ticks by Migratory Songbirds in Canada., Healthcare (Basel), vol. 6, no. 3, 2018.
Clow KM, Ogden NH, Lindsay LR, Russell CB, Michel P, Pearl DL, and Jardine CM, A field-based indicator for determining the likelihood of Ixodes scapularis establishment at sites in Ontario, Canada, PLoS One, vol. 13, no. 2, 2018.
Khatat SE, Culang D, and Gara-Boivin C, Granulocytic anaplasmosis in 2 dogs from Quebec, Can Vet J, vol. 59, no. 6, pp. 663-667, 2018.
Patriquin G, Drebot MA, Cole T, Lindsay LR, Schleihauf E, Johnston BL, Dimitrova K, Traykova-Andonova M, Mask A, Haldane D, and Hatchette TF, High Seroprevalence of Jamestown Canyon Virus among Deer and Humans, Nova Scotia, Canada., Emerg Infect Dis., vol. 24, no. 1, 2018.
Kadkhoda K and Gretchen A, Higher Sensitivity of the recomLine Borrelia IgG Immunoblot Kit than of the Standard Lyme IgG Immunoblot Kit According to CDC Testing Criteria, J Clin Microbiol., vol. 56, no. 8, 2018.
Soucy JR, Slatculescu AM, Nyiraneza C, Ogden NH, Leighton PA, Kerr JT, and Kulkarni MA, High-Resolution Ecological Niche Modeling of Ixodes scapularis Ticks Based on Passive Surveillance Data at the Northern Frontier of Lyme Disease Emergence in North America, Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis., vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 235-242, 2018.
Scott JD and Scott CM, Human Babesiosis Caused by Babesia duncani Has Widespread Distribution across Canada., Healthcare (Basel), vol. 6, no. 2, 2018.
Edginton S, Guan TH, Evans G, and Srivastava S, Human granulocytic anaplasmosis acquired from a blacklegged tick in Ontario, CMAJ, vol. 190, 2018.
Lewis J and Lloyd VK, Identification of Borrelia bissettii in Ixodes scapularis ticks from New Brunswick, Canada., Can J Microbiol, 2018.
Bouchard C, Aenishaenslin C, Rees EE, Koffi JK, Pelcat Y, Ripoche M, Milord F, Lindsay LR, Ogden NH, and Leighton PA, Integrated Social-Behavioral and Ecological Risk Maps to Prioritize Local Public Health Responses to Lyme Disease., Environ Health Perspect, vol. 126, no. 4, 2018.
Kulkarni MA, Kryuchkov R, Statculescu A, Thickstun C, Dibernardo A, Lindsay LR, and Talbot B, Ixodes scapularis tick distribution and infection rates in Ottawa, Ontario, 2017, Can Commun Dis Rep, vol. 44, no. 10, 2018.
Martinez HR, Olguin-Ramirez LA, and Camara-Lemarroy CR, Lyme borreliosis as a trigger for NMDA receptor encephalitis?, Neurol Sci, vol. 39, no. 10, 2018.
Wan D, Blakely C, Branscombe P, Suarez-Fuster L, Glover B, and Baranchuk A, Lyme Carditis and High-Degree Atrioventricular Block, The American Journal of Cardiology, vol. 121, no. 9, 2018.
Piche-Renaud PP, Branson H, Yeh EA, and Morris SK, Lyme disease presenting with multiple cranial neuropathies on MRI, IDCases, vol. 12, pp. 117-118, 2018.
Budhram A, Le C, and Jenkins ME, Lyme Disease Presenting With Raeder Syndrome, Headache, vol. 58, no. 2, pp. 317-318, 2018.
Scott JD and Scott CM, Lyme Disease Propelled by Borrelia burgdorferi-Infected Blacklegged Ticks, Wild Birds and Public Awareness - Not Climate Change, J Veter Sci Med, vol. 6, no. 1, 2018.
Clow KM, Weese JS, Rousseau J, and Jardine CM, Microbiota of field-collected Ixodes scapularis and Dermacentor variabilis from eastern and southern Ontario, Canada, Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, vol. 9, no. 2, 2018.
Boudreau CR, Lloyd VK, and Gould ON, Motivations and Experiences of Canadians Seeking Treatment for Lyme Disease Outside of the Conventional Canadian Health-Care System., J Patient Exp., vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 120-126, 2018.