Maya Jerath, MD, PhD interviewed about tick borne meat allergy

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Maya Jerath, MD, PhD sits down with local news outlet KMOV 4 to talk about Lone star ticks and Alpha-gal syndrome (AGS).

According to the CDC, “Alpha-gal syndrome (AGS) (also called alpha-gal allergy, red meat allergy, or tick bite meat allergy) is a serious, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction. AGS is not caused by an infection. AGS symptoms occur after people eat red meat or are exposed to other products containing alpha-gal.”