Tag: alpha-gal

Lone Star Tick

Think You’ve Developed a Meat Allergy from a Tick Bite? There’s...

FDA Clears First Blood Test for Identifying a Novel Allergic Sensitization to Red Meat.
Pick Your Poison

Pick Your Poison: Study Indicates Fire Ant Invasion May Be Keeping...

The plot is reminiscent of the 1964 Japanese epic "Mothra vs Godzilla".
Lone Star Tick

Report Warns Lone Star Tick and the Meat Allergy it Causes...

In addition to its established range, the Lone Star tick has expanded into the upper midwestern and northeastern US and eastern Canada.
Lone Star Tick

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.