Tick-induced Allergies: Mammalian meat allergy and tick anaphylaxis


This review includes individual journals not accessible via PubMed — due to their earlier date of publication — and a PubMed search for original and review articles published between 1940 and October 2017.

In addition, specialist societies’ publications and guidelines were examined to formulate an evidence-based review of the spectrum of tick-induced allergies, their discovery, distribution, clinical features, management and prevention, and mechanisms of development.


Learning Outcomes

  1. Discover the association between tick bite and mammalian meat allergy
  2. Be aware of the clinical features of mammalian meat allergy and tick anaphylaxis
  3. Initiate the management of tick-induced allergies


Author: Sheryl A van Nunen

Article Type: Narrative review


Medical Journal of Australia
Reading: journal; textbook; book; literature review
1h : 0m
MBA: 1h : 0m
General Medicine
Medical Practitioner, Medical Student, Doctor-in-Training, Non-Vocationally Registered, Nurse / Midwife, Researcher, Retired, Specialist - Other, Specialist General Practitioner
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