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‘Lone Star’: A Tick That Makes You Allergic to Red Meat

‘Lone Star’: A Tick That Makes You Allergic to Red Meat

Sarah Hunsicker, Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Amblyomma americanum or more commonly known as the Lone Star Tick or the Seed Tick. Indigenous to the eastern part of the United States and Mexico, a bite from this tick is completely painless and can go unnoticed. However, it can make anyone that has been bitten allergic to meat. Cases of the alpha-gal all...

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