Tick-borne Red Meat Allergy

Guest: Dr. Scott Commins, Associate Professor of Medicine, UNC Allergy and Immunology Clinic
Topics: Red meat allergy caused by Lone Star tick bite, allergic sensitization to Alpha-Gal


Dr. Scott Commins


Dr. Commins’ lab, Thurston Arthritis Research Center

Scott’s faculty page, Thurston Arthritis Research Center

USA Today: “Lone Star tick bites can cause rare meat allergy in some people”

NY Times: “What the Mystery of the Tick-Borne Meat Allergy Could Reveal”

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo, September 5, 2018