High occurrence of cyclosporiasis in Istanbul, Turkey, during a dry and warm summer

Abstract

We evaluated the incidence of Cyclospora cayetanensis in immunocompetent, diarrheic patients during the summers of 2006-2009 in Istanbul. Stools from 1876 patients were examined using microscopic techniques. Cyclospora oocysts were observed in wet preparations by light and epifluorescence microscopy and in fecal smears that were stained by Kinyoun's… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1756-3305-3-39

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