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Last updated: January 16, 2019

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Verhey TB, Castellanos M, and Chaconas G, Antigenic variation in the Lyme spirochete: detailed functional assessment of recombinational switching at vlsE in the JD1 strain of Borrelia burgdorferi., Mol Microbiol., 2019.
S. Gasmi, Ogden NH, Ripoche, M., Leighton, P. A., Lindsay, R. L., Nelder, M. P., Rees, E., Bouchard, C., Vrbova, L., Rusk, R., Russel, C., Pelcat, Y., Mechai, S., Kotchi, S. O., and Koffi, J. K., Detection of municipalities at-risk of Lyme disease using passive surveillance of Ixodes scapularis as an early signal: A province-specific indicator in Canada., PLoS One, vol. 14, no. 2, 2019.
K. M. Clow, Leighton, P. A., Pearl, D. L., and Jardine, C. M., A framework for adaptive surveillance of emerging tick-borne zoonoses., One Health, vol. 7, 2019.
M. P. Nelder, Russell, C. B., Clow, K. M., Johnson, S., Weese, J. S., Cronin, K., Ralevski, F., Jardine, C. M., and Patel, S. N., Occurrence and distribution of Ambylomma americanum as determined by passive surveillance in Ontario, Canada (1999-2016)., Ticks Tick Borne Dis, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 146-155, 2019.
J. D. Scott, Clark, K. L., and Durden, L. A., Presence of Babesia odocoilei and Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Stricto in a Tick and Dual Parasitism of Amblyomma inornatum and Ixodes scapularis on a Bird in Canada, Healthcare, vol. 7, no. 1, 2019.
M. Evason, Stull, J. W., Pearl, D. L., Peregrine AS, Jardine CM, Buch, J. S., Lailer, Z., O'Connor, T., Chandrashekar, R., and Weese, J. S., Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi, Anaplasma spp., Ehrlichia spp. and Dirofilaria immitis in Canadian dogs, 2008 to 2015: a repeat cross-sectional study., Parasit Vectors, vol. 12, no. 1, 2019.
C. A. James, Pearl, D. L., L Lindsay, R., Peregrine AS, and Jardine, C. M., Risk factors associated with the carriage of Ixodes scapularis relative to other tick species in a population of pet dogs from southeastern Ontario, Canada., Ticks Tick Borne Dis., vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 290-298, 2019.
K. A. Smith, Oesterle, P. T., Jardine, C. M., Dibernardo A, Huynh C, Lindsay, R. L., Pearl, D. L., and Nemeth NM, Tick infestations of wildlife and companion animals in Ontario, Canada, with detection of human pathogens in Ixodes scapularis ticks., Ticks Tick Borne Dis, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 72-76, 2019.
C. Lee-Fuller, Magnan, A., and Pharand, S., Advancing knowledge and increasing capacity to address climate-driven infectious diseases in Canada, Can Commun Dis Rep, vol. 44, no. 10, 2018.
Verhey TB, Castellanos M, and Chaconas G, Analysis of recombinational switching at the antigenic variation locus of the Lyme spirochete using a novel PacBio sequencing pipeline., Mol Microbiol., vol. 107, no. 1, 2018.
Verhey TB, Castellanos M, and Chaconas G, Antigenic Variation in the Lyme Spirochete: Insights into Recombinational Switching with a Suggested Role for Error-Prone Repair., Cell Rep., vol. 23, no. 9, 2018.
K. M. Clow, Finer, R., Lumsden, G., and Jardine, C. M., Assessing the Repeatability of Tick Dragging as a Method for Ixodes scapularis Surveillance, Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, vol. 18, no. 11, 2018.
E. J. Mendoza, Warner, B., Kobinger, G., Ogden, N. H., and Safronetz, D., Baited vaccines: A strategy to mitigate rodent‐borne viral zoonoses in humans, Zoonoses and Public Health, 2018.
Castellanos M, Verhey TB, and Chaconas G, A Borrelia burgdorferi mini-vls system that undergoes antigenic switching in mice: investigation of the role of plasmid topology and the long inverted repeat., Mol Microbiol., vol. 109, no. 5, pp. 710-721, 2018.
M. Sanderson, L. Lindsay, R., T. Campbell, M., and Morshed, M., A case of Powassan encephalitis acquired in southern Quebec, CMAJ, vol. 190, no. 50, pp. E1478-E1480, 2018.
J. Lewis, Boudreau, C. R., Patterson, J. W., Bradet-Legris, J., and Lloyd, V. K., Citizen Science and Community Engagement in Tick Surveillance—A Canadian Case Study, Healthcare, vol. 6, no. 1, 2018.
David J.Lieske and Lloyd, V., Combining public participatory surveillance and occupancy modelling to predict the distributional response of Ixodes scapularis to climate change, ScienceDirect, vol. 9, no. 3, 2018.
M. P. Nelder, Wijayasri, S., Russell, C. B., Johnson, K. O., Marchand‑Austin, A., Cronin, K., Johnson, S., Badiani, T., Patel, S. N., and Sider, D., The continued rise of Lyme disease in Ontario, Canada: 2017, Can Commun Dis Rep, vol. 44, no. 10, 2018.
M. K. B. Wills, Kirby, A. M., and Lloyd, V. K., Detecting the lyme disease spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, in ticks using nested PCR, Journal of Visualized Experiments, vol. 2018, no. 132, 2018.
E. Schillberg, Lunny, D., L. Lindsay, R., Nelder, M. P., Russell, C., Mackie, M., Coats, D., and Berry, A., Distribution of Ixodes scapularis in Northwestern Ontario: Results from Active and Passive Surveillance Activities in the Northwestern Health Unit Catchment Area, Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, vol. 15, no. 10, 2018.