Allergo Journal

, Volume 22, Issue 8, pp 559–561

Tick bite induced IgE antibodies to alpha-gal and delayed anaphylactic reactions to mammalian derived foods

  • Thomas A. E. Platts-Mills
  • Scotttt P. Commins
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Key words

Anaphylaxis tick bites IgE to alpha-gal delayed reaction to red meat 

Abbreviations

ab

Antibodies

alpha-gal

Galactose alpha-1, 3-galactose

CCD

Cross reactive carbohydrate determinants

CDR

Complementarity determining regions

Fab

Fragment, antigen binding

Ig

Immunoglobulin

LDL

Low density Lipoprotein

VLDL

Very low density Lipoprotein

Zeckenbiss induzierte IgE-Antikörper gegen alpha-Gal und verzögerte anaphylaktische Reaktionen auf aus Säugetieren gewonnenen Nahrungsmitteln

Schlüsselwörter

Anaphylaxie Zeckenbiss IgE gegen alpha-Gal verzögerte Reaktion auf rotes Fleisch 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas A. E. Platts-Mills
    • 1
    • 2
  • Scotttt P. Commins
    • 1
  1. 1.Asthma and Allergic Disease CenterUniversity of VirginiaCharlottesvilleUSA
  2. 2.University of VirginiaCharlottesvilleUSA

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