Cyclospora cayetanensis: first imported infections in Germany.


Over the last decade increasing numbers of enteritis cases have been attributed to infection with a new coccidian species that was named Cyclospora cayetanensis in 1993. Diarrhea caused by this agent is clinically indistinguishable from cryptosporidiosis, isosporiasis and microsporidiosis, but Cyclospora infections are often very prolonged (up to 15 weeks… (More)


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@article{Petry1997CyclosporaCF, title={Cyclospora cayetanensis: first imported infections in Germany.}, author={Fred Petry and J. Hofstaetter and Bobby Schulz and G Deitrich and M. Jung and Peter Schirmacher}, journal={Infection}, year={1997}, volume={25 3}, pages={167-70} }