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*Tick bite anaphylaxis in Australia. Brown AF, Hamilton DL. J Accid Emerg Med. 1998 Mar;15(2):111-113.

*An Association Between Ixodes holocyclus Tick Bite Reactions and Red Meat Allergy. van Nunen S, O’Connor KS, Fernando SL, Clarke LR and Boyle RX. Internal Medicine Journal 2007; 39 (Suppl 5): A132.

* An association between local reactions to Ixodes holocyclus tick bites and red meat allergy. Fernando SL, O’Connor KS, Clarke LR, van Nunen SA. Abstract book: XXVII Congress of the European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology, European Meeting of Allergy Nursing, Oral Presentation #3, Barcelona, Spain, June 2008.

Delayed anaphylaxis, angioedema or urticaria after consumption of red meat in patients with IgE antibodies specific for galactose-alpha 1,3- galactose. Commins S, Satinover S, Hosen J, Mozena J, Borish L, Lewis B, Woodfolk J, Platts-Mills T. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2009; Vol 123, Issue 2: 426-433.

* An association between tick bite reactions and red meat allergy in humans. van Nunen SA, O’Connor KS, Clarke LR, Boyle RX, Fernando SL. Med J Aust. 2009; 190(9): 510-511.

Delayed anaphylaxis, angioedema, or urticaria after consumption of red meat in patients with IgE antibodies specific for galactose-alpha-1,3-galactose. Commins SP, Satinover SM, Hosen J, Borish L, Lewis BD, Woodfolk JA, Platts-Mills TA. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2009 Feb;123(2):426-433. DOI: 10.1016/J.JACI.2008.10.052. Epub 2008 Dec 13.

*Tick Bite Link to Meat Allergy. van Nunen SA, O’Connor KS, Clarke LR, Boyle RX, Fernando SL. Medical News, The Clinician’s Ultimate Reference, 2009; May Edition,1-2. www.globalrph.com

*An association between tick bite reactions and red meat allergy in humans. van Nunen SA, O’Connor KS, Clarke LR, Boyle RX, Fernando SL.AllAllergy.Net- Allergy Advisor Digest, Allergy Resources International. Edited by Steinman HA. 2009, June Edition; Abstract 31,3. www.allallergy.net

*Mastocytosis and Severe Anaphylaxis provoked by an IgE-mediated Reaction to a Food. van Nunen SA, Zaininger A, Clarke L, Coyle L, Fernando SL. Proceedings of the XXVIII Congress EAACI Warsaw 2009; Abstract #1554b.

*Severe Anaphylaxis Provoked by IgE-mediated Reactions to Food (Red Meat) in Two Patients with Systemic Mastocytosis. van Nunen SA, Clarke L, Coyle L, Stevenson W, Fernando S. Internal Medicine Journal 2009; (Suppl 5): A145.

Anaphylaxis syndromes related to a new mammalian cross-reactive carbohydrate determinant. Commins SP, Platts-Mills TA. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2009 Oct;124(4):652-657. doi: 10.1016/j/jaci.2009.08.026. Review.

Mammalian meat-induced anaphylaxis: clinical relevance of anti-galactose-alpha-1,3-galactose IgE confirmed by means of skin tests to cetuximab. Jacquenet S, Moneret-Vautrin DA, Bihain BE. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2009;124(3):603-605.

*Tick allergy. van Nunen SA, Solley GO, Mullins RJ. Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, Allergy Education Resources (AER) www.allergy.org.au/tick allergy 2010. Revised 2013.

*A novel insect, Ixodes holocyclus, provoking anaphylaxis in mastocytosis. van Nunen SA, Stevenson W, Fernando SL, Basten A. 2010 World Congress of Internal Medicine. Internal Medicine Journal 2010; Vol 40 (Suppl 1): P401, 66-185.

Allergenicity of carbohydrates and their role in anaphylactic events. Commins SP, Platts-Mills TA. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2010;10(1):29-33.

The relevance of tick bites to the production of IgE antibodies to the mammalian oligosaccharide galactose-α-1,3-galactose. Commins SP, James HR, Kelly LA, Pochan SL, Workman LJ, Perzanowski MS, Kocan KM, Fahy JV, Nganga LW,Rӧnmark E, Cooper PJ, Platts-Mills TA. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011 May;127(5):1286-93.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2011.02.019. Epub 2011 Mar 31.

*The Association between Tick Bite Allergy and Red Meat Anaphylaxis: Pertinent Ecological Drivers. van Nunen SA, Fulton R, Fernando S, KW Broady, Basten A. EcoHealth 2011; 7, s157, s8-s170. DOI: 10.1007/s10393-010-0376-0.

*Further Evidence For Tick Bites As A Cause Of The IgE Responses to Alpha-gal That Underlie A Major Increase In Delayed Anaphylaxis To Meat. James HR, Commins SP, Kelly LA, Pochan SL, Workman LJ, Mullins RJ, Platts-Mills TAE. 2011;127(2):AB 940.

*Clinical utility of allergen-specific IgE measurement in the diagnosis of mammalian meat/s-induced anaphylaxis associated with prior tick bites. van Nunen SA, Mastroanni M, Fulton R, Fernando S, Basten A. Internal Medicine Journal 2011; Vol 41 (Suppl 4): p21, 1-22.

Delayed mammalian meat-induced anaphylaxis due to galactose-alpha-1,3-galactose in 5 European patients. Nunez R, Carballada F, Gonzalez-Quintela A, Gomez-Rial J, Boqueta M, Vidal C. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011;128(5):1122-1124.

Anti-galactose-aplha-1,3-galactose IgE from patients does not bind alpha-galactosylated glycans on intact therapeutic antibody Fc domains. van Bueren JJ, Rispens T, Verploegen S, van d-PM, Stapel S, Workman M, James H, van Berkel PH, van de Winkel JG, Platts-Mills TA, Parren PW. Nat Biotechnol. 2011;29(7):574-576.

*Allergic Reactions due to Tick Bites. Extract from Ku-Ring-Gai Walks and Talks Programme. van Nunen SA. Public and Media Information Powerpoint Presentation. February, 2012.

Galactose-α-1,3-galactose-specific IgE is associated with anaphylaxis but not asthma. Commins SP, Kelly LA, Rӧnmark E, James HR, Pochan SL, Peters EJ, Lundbӓck B, Nganga LW, Cooper PJ, Hoskins JM, Eapen SS, Matos LA, McBride DC, Heymann PW, Woodfolk JA, Perzanowski MS, Platts-Mills TA. Am J Resp Crit Care Med. 2012 Apr 1;185(7):723-730. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201111-2017OC. Epub 2012 Jan 26.

*Relationship between red meat allergy and sensitization to gelatine and galactose-α-1,3-galactose. Mullins RJ, James H, Platts-Mills TA, Commins S. J Allergy Clin Immunol.2012 May;129(5):1334-1342.e1. doi: 10.10.1016/j.jaci.2012.02.038. Epub 2012 Apr 3.

*Specific IgE directed against mammalian meat and alphagal in tick anaphylaxis. van Nunen S, Fulton R, Mastroianni M, Fernando S. Internal Medicine Journal 2012;42 (Suppl4):1-16.

Delayed Anaphylaxis to Red Meat in Patients with IgE specific for Galactose alpha-1,3-Galactose (alphagal). Commins SP, Platts-Mills TA. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2013 Feb;13(1):72-77. doi: 10.1007/s11882-012-0315-y.

A Peculiar cause of Anaphylaxis: No More Steak? : The Journey to Discovery of a Newly Recognized Allergy to Galactose-alpha-1,3- galactose Found in Mammalian Meat. Wolver SE, Sun DR, Commins SP, Schwartz LB. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Feb;28(2):322-325. doi: 10.1007/s11606-012-2144-z. Epub 2012 Jul 20.

IgE production to α-Gal Is Accompanied by Elevated Levels of Specific IgG1 Antibodies and Low Amounts of IgE to Blood Group B. Rispens T, Derksen NI, Commins SP, Platts-Mills TA, Aaalberse RC. PLoS One. 2013;8(2):e55566. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0055566. Epub 2013 Feb 4.