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Lone Star Tick Culprit of Red Meat Allergy

Yes, you read the title correctly. An often missed allergy, Red Meat Allergy (Alpha-gal syndrome and also called alpha-gal allergy, red meat allergy, or tick bite meat allergy), is blamed on the bite of the Lone Star Tick (Amblyomma americanum). This tiny terror of a tick originates in Texas but has now migrated its way […]

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