Scientists Find Tick Bites Can Cause an Allergy to Red Meat

Scientists Find Tick Bites Can Cause an Allergy to Red Meat

Libby Durst

Cattle Today

Jerome Goddard, medical entomologist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said the lone star tick species carries a sugar that can be transmitted through its bite. The transmission of the sugar may cause people to become allergic to red meat.

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