Where Is AGS?

Where Is Alpha-gal Syndrome?

  • Alpha-gal syndrome is found on every continent except Antarctica.
  • In the U.S., alpha-gal syndrome is 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 shows the distribution of alpha-gal syndrome in the United States.