Tag: alpha-gal

Red Meat

Q&A: Everything You Need to Know About Alpha-gal Syndrome, the Meat...

What it is, what it does, how you catch it and how you prevent it.
Lone Star tick

Tick-Bite 62 Years Ago Identified as Cause of Anaphylaxis from Gel...

A 71 year-old man suffered intraoperative anaphylaxis to a hemostatic agent applied at the conclusion of a procedure.
Lone Star Tick

Red Meat Allergy May Develop Due to Tick Saliva, Not Blood...

Research presented at 2019 AAAAI Annual Meeting finds potential allergen is retained in tick saliva independent of feedings.
Chigger

Not Just Ticks: Allergists Warn that Chigger Bites May Cause Allergic...

In addition to being uncomfortable and annoying, their bites may also cause alpha-gal.
Lone Star Tick

Lone Star Tick Now Reported as Far Northwest as North Dakota

Pest is responsible for spreading outbreak of allergies to red meat and dairy.
CDC Lone Star Tick Map

Ticks Spreading Meat Allergy (and Heart Disease?) in Eastern US

The problem and strategies for prevention.
Red Meat

Study: Sensitivity to Allergen in Red Meat Linked to Heart Disease

Study finds the quantity of plaque was 30% higher in the alpha-Gal sensitized patients.
Lone Star tick

Alpha-Gal Found to be Both a Medication and Red Meat Allergy

The typical reaction to alpha-gal is a delayed anaphylaxis three to six hours after exposure.
Lone Star Tick

Study: Red Meat Allergy a Growing Concern

Study describes the rise in anaphylaxis caused by alpha-gal allergy in a university allergy clinic.
Lone Star Tick

Study: Shingles and MMR Vaccines May Trigger Anaphylaxis in the Meat-Allergic

Now with meat-allergy on the rise caused by the lone star tick, there is a concern that some vaccines may present a danger of delayed anaphylaxis.

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