Where Does AGS Occur?
The Geographic Distribution of Alpha-gal Syndrome
- Alpha-gal syndrome is found on every continent except Antarctica.
- In the U.S., alpha-gal syndrome is mostly found in areas where the Lone Star Tick lives.
- Currently, the Lone Star Tick is found in the southeastern United States, all along the East Coast, and in the Midwest.
- Lone Star Tick populations are growing.
- The range of the Lone Star Tick is expanding.
- Not surprisingly, alpha-gal syndrome is on the rise.
This map of self-reported cases will give you a sense of the distribution of alpha-gal syndrome in the United States. Some people who live in other parts of the world have also added pins, but far fewer, so it’s less helpful for other countries.
If you have alpha-gal syndrome, you can enter a pin at this site:
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