According to American experts, because of a tick bite of Amblyomma americanum the indicators of allergy to meat products are growing. In principle, other mite species can be dangerous too.
This shows the data coming from Australia, France, Germany, Sweden, Spain, Japan and Korea. Sometimes allergies can be so severe that may require hospitalization, reports The Daily Mail.
In the body of the tick is a special sugar alpha-gal, which is not presented in the human body. That sugar can be found in beef, pork, venison, rabbit and some dairy products. Usually the human body is able to digest. But tick bite induces an immune response. In this condition the body begins to perceive this sugar as a dangerous substance.