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What causes crab allergies? Shrimp allergy?

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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Muscle protein

The allergen in shrimp and crab is probably a common allergen called tropomyosin which is a muscle protein.

In brief: Muscle protein

The allergen in shrimp and crab is probably a common allergen called tropomyosin which is a muscle protein.
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