News & Publications

October 2018

Patients in Lunenburg to be recruited for new national Lyme disease research project

Date: October 25th

Source: Lighthouse Now

 

 

Queen’s University group leads new $4M Lyme disease research project

Date: October 18th

Source: Ottawa Citizen

 

 

Government of Canada takes action to address Lyme Disease

Date: October 15th

Source: CIHR (Canadian Institute of Health Research)

 

 

September 2018

Robust interferon signature and suppressed tissue repair gene expression in synovial tissue from patients with post‐infectious, Borrelia burgdorferi‐induced Lyme arthritis

Date: September 14th

Source: Cellular Microbiology

 

 

P.E.I. vet seeks puppies to be part of Lyme disease study

Date: September 14th

Source: CBC News

 

 

Human-Biting Ixodes Ticks and Pathogen Prevalence from California, Oregon, and Washington

Date: September 12th

Source: Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases

 

 

Antimicrobial action of calprotectin that does not involve metal withholding

Date: September 12th

Source: Metallomics

 

 

Some Nova Scotians heading to Maine for Lyme disease treatments

Date: September 12th

Source: Halifax Today

 

 

Tick-borne pathogens in removed ticks Veneto, northeastern Italy: A cross-sectional investigation

Date: September 6th

Source: Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease

 

 

As the Threat of Lyme Disease Rises, Why Hasn’t Research Funding Followed Suit?

Date: September 6th

Source: Undark

 

 

Serological diagnostics of Lyme borreliosis: comparison of universal and Borrelia species-specific tests based on whole-cell and recombinant antigens

Date: September 5th

Source: Journal of Clinical Microbiology

 

 

Positive and Negative Regulation of Glycerol Utilization by the c-di-GMP Binding Protein PlzA in Borrelia burgdorferi

Date: September 4th

Source: Journal of Bacteriology

 

 

Hot and dry weather apparently hampering ticks that carry Lyme disease

Date: September 4th

Source: CentralMaine.com

 

 

Imaging in Lyme neuroborreliosis

Date: September 4th

Source: Insights into imaging

 

 

Tick infestations of wildlife and companion animals in Ontario, Canada, with detection of human pathogens in Ixodes scapularis ticks

Date: September 3rd

Source: Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases

 

 

Multidisciplinary management of patients presenting with Lyme disease suspicion

Date: September 3rd

Source: Médecine et Maladies Infectieuses

Lyme disease tests on the horizon

Date: September 2nd

Source: Chemical and Engineering News

 

 

August 2018

 

Cost-effectiveness of a potential anti-tick vaccine with combined protection against Lyme borreliosis and tick-borne encephalitis in Slovenia

Date: August 30th

Source: Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases

 

 

Infectious Mononucleosis and Lyme Disease as Confounding Diagnoses: A Report of 2 Cases

Date: August 30th

Source: Clinical Medicine and Research

 

 

Transcriptomic insights on the virulence-controlling CsrA, BadR, RpoN, and RpoS regulatory networks in the Lyme disease spirochete

Date: August 30th

Source: PLOS one

 

 

Genotyping and quantifying Lyme pathogen strains by deep sequencing of the outer surface protein C (ospC) locus

Date: August 29th

Source: Journal of Clinical Microbiology

 

 

Oral Management for Pediatric Lyme Meningitis

Date: August 28th

Source: Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society

 

9 Symptoms Of Lyme Disease Not Everyone Thinks To Look For

Date: August 28th

Source: Bustle

 

 

Experts Worry Ticks Behind Disease Spread in Mexico May Come to U.S.

Date: August 28th

Source: Healthline

 

 

Why I Blame Wall Street for My Lyme Disease

Date: August 28th

Source: SLATE

 

 

Impact of Wearing and Washing/Drying of Permethrin-Treated Clothing on Their Contact Irritancy and Toxicity for Nymphal Ixodes scapularis(Acari: Ixodidae) Ticks

Date: August 27th

Source: Journal of Medical Entomology

 

 

A review on test methods for insecticidal fabrics and the need for standardisation.

Date: August 27th

Source: Parisitology Research

 

 

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES PASSAGE OF HIS SENATE AMENDMENT, INCREASING BY OVER 12% CDC FUNDING TO COMBAT LYME DISEASE

Date: August 27th

Source: Charles E. Schumer-United States Senator for New York

 

 

How to get rid of ticks

Date: August 26th

Source: Mother Nature Network

 

 

Neuropsychiatric Lyme Borreliosis: An Overview with a Focus on a Specialty Psychiatrist’s Clinical Practice

Date: August 25th

Source: Healthcare

 

 

Governor hopes an Alaska tree can cut down on Lyme disease

Date: August 24th

Source: Granite Geek

 

 

BLOG: Dealing with the visual consequences of Lyme disease

Date: August 24th

Source: Primary Care Optometry News

 

 

Rapid complete atrioventricular heart block reversal due to Lyme carditis

Date: August 23rd

Source: Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives

 

 

Borrelia Miyamotoi: An Emerging Tick-Borne Pathogen

Date: August 22nd

Source: The American Journal of Medicine

 

 

Evidence for increasing densities and geographic ranges of tick species of public health significance other than Ixodes scapularis in Québec, Canada

Date: August 22nd

Source: PLOSone

 

 

ASK EWG: WHAT’S THE BEST BUG SPRAY TO BUY FOR MY KIDS?

Date: August 22nd

Source: The Environmental Working Group

 

 

How Lyme Disease Can Hurt Your Heart

Date: August 20th

Source: Healthline

 

 

Is it time to bring back the Lyme disease vaccine?

Date: August 20th

Source: CTV News

 

 

Metabolites of prostaglandin synthases as potential biomarkers of Lyme disease severity and symptom resolution

Date: August 18th

Source: Inflammation Research

 

 

A Tale of Three Lyme Disease Smartphone Apps

Date: August 18th

Source: Edgy Labs

 

 

Identification of Urine Metabolites as Biomarkers of Early Lyme Disease

Date: August 15th

Source: Scientific Reports

 

 

Lyme Disease Is Spreading Fast. Why Isn’t There a Vaccine?

Date: August 14th

Source: The New York Times

 

 

Pilot Study of Immunoblots with Recombinant Borrelia burgdorferi Antigens for Laboratory Diagnosis of Lyme Disease

Date: August 14th

Source: Healthcare

 

 

Lyme borreliosis, ticks and Borrelia species

Date: August 8th

Source: Wiener klinische Wochenschrift (The Central European Journal of Medicine)

 

 

Verdun resident contracts Lyme disease without leaving island of Montreal

Date: August 8th

Source: CBC

 

 

Is This Tick-Borne Illness the New Lyme Disease?

Date: August 8th

Source: Healthline

 

Study of tick-borne disease dynamics could thwart future outbreaks

Date: August 7th

Source:Medical Xpress

 

 

Questing Behavior and Analysis of Tick-Borne Bacteria in Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in Oklahoma

Date: August 6th

Source: Journal of Medical Entomology

 

 

The chemokine CXCL13 in cerebrospinal fluid in children with Lyme neuroborreliosis.

Date: August 6th

Source: European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases

 

 

An Invasive New Tick Is Spreading in the U.S.

Date: August 6th

Source: The New York Times

 

Microbiological features distinguishing Lyme disease and relapsing fever spirochetes

Date: August 3rd

Source: Wien Klin Wochenschr (The Central European Journal of Medicine)

 

 

Lyme Disease in 2018 What Is New (and What Is Not)

Date: August 2nd

Source: JAMA Network

 

 

Case report: persistently seronegative neuroborreliosis in an immunocompromised patient

Date: August 2nd

Source: BMC Infectious Diseases

 

 

Comparison of Clinical Course and Treatment Outcome for Patients With Early Disseminated or Early Localized Lyme Borreliosis

Date: August 1st

Source: JAMA Dermatology

 

 

Lyme disease: What is it? What are the symptoms?

Date: August 1st

Source: Daily Mail

 

 

 

July 2018

 

 

Infection Kinetics and Tropism of Borrelia burgdorferisensu lato in Mouse After Natural (via Ticks) or Artificial (Needle) Infection Depends on the Bacterial Strain

Date: July 31st

Source: Frontiers in Microbiology

 

 

New Quest Diagnostics Data Shows Lyme Disease Prevalence Increasing and is Now Present in New U.S. States

Date: July 30th

Source: Quest Diagnostics

 

Ticks get more active in hot, humid weather

Date: July 27th

Source: CTV News Atlantic

 

 

Diagnosing Lyme Disease in Children With Neuropsychiatric Illness

Date: July 27th

Source: Rheumatology Advisor

 

 

One scientist’s radical idea to engineer mice and stop Lyme disease

Date: July 27th

Source: CNN Tech

 

Tickborne diseases are likely to increase, say NIH officials

Date: July 25th

Source: National Institutes of Health

 

 

South Shore pharmacists can administer antibiotic for Lyme disease

Date: July 22nd

Source: Montreal Gazette

 

 

How to tick safe your summer backyard from ‘very small and active’ Lyme-disease carrying critters

Date: July 21st

Source: CTV News Winnipeg

 

 

Assessing the Repeatability of Tick Dragging as a Method for Ixodes scapularis Surveillance.

Date: July 18th

Source: Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases

 

 

Landscape Features Associated With Blacklegged Tick (Acari: Ixodidae) Density and Tick-Borne Pathogen Prevalence at Multiple Spatial Scales in Central New York State

Date: July 18th

Source: Journal of Medical Entomology

 

 

Robust B Cell Responses Predict Rapid Resolution of Lyme Disease

Date: July 18th

Source: Frontiers in Immunology

 

 

Tick Carrying Lyme Disease Found In Northern Bruce Peninsula

Date: July 18th

Source: Blackburn News

 

 

Lyme Disease Transmission Risk: Seasonal Variation in the Built Environment

Date: July 17th

Source: Healthcare

 

 

Signs warning of ticks carrying Lyme disease posted on walking paths by DND

Date: July 16th

Source: CTV News Ottawa

 

 

Dog owners issued warning as deer ticks move into Calgary backyards

Date: July 16th

Source: CBC

 

 

Lyme disease study finds reported cases involving kids mostly in Ontario, Nova Scotia

Date: July 12th

Source: CTV News Atlantic

 

 

Whole genome sequencing and phylogenetic analysis of strains of the agent of Lyme disease Borrelia burgdorferi from Canadian emergence zones

Date: July 12th

Source: Scientific Reports

 

 

Using citizen science to describe the prevalence and distribution of tick bite and exposure to tick-borne diseases in the United States

Date: July 12th

Source: PLoS One

 

 

UM researchers receive $700,000 in NIH funding to study tick-borne Lyme disease

Date: July 11th

Source: Eurek Alert!

 

 

The allocation of time and risk of Lyme: A case of ecosystem service income and substitution effects

Date: July 8th

Source: Environmental and Resource Economics

 

 

Ticks, Lyme disease and pets: Prevention, removal and symptoms

Date: July 5th

Source: Ottawa Citizen

 

 

Evidence for an effect of landscape connectivity on Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto dispersion in a zone of range expansion

Date: July 2nd

Source: Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

 

 

 

June 2018

 

 

Lyme disease surges in Quebec: What you need to know to protect yourself

Date: June 23rd

Source: CBC

 

 

A Case of Undetected Neuroborreliosis in a 75-Year-Old Chinese Male.

Date: June 20th

Source: Case Reports in Infectious Diseases

 

 

A Case of Optic Neuritis Secondary to Lyme Disease

Date: June

Source: WMJ, official publication of the State Medical Society of Wisconsin

 

 

 

May 2018

 

 

Valneva seeking partner for $350M Lyme disease vaccine effort, prepping for phase 2

Date: May 30th

Source: FiercePharma

 

 

Tick forecast 2018: Experts predict more Lyme disease in Canada

Date: May 9th

Source: Global News

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