Tag: Lone Star tick

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.
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.
Ticks

Surge of Ticks Expected in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic States Due to...

Ticks spread a host of diseases while the Lone Star Tick is known to cause allergy to red meat.
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.

Crisp Air, Falling Leaves, Hiking, and… Meat Allergy?

There is a marked rise in cases of the once rare alpha-gal syndrome. Protect yourself and your family.

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