Update on Cyclospora cayetanensis, a food-borne and waterborne parasite.

  title={Update on Cyclospora cayetanensis, a food-borne and waterborne parasite.},
  author={Ynes R. Ortega and Roxana Sanchez},
  journal={Clinical microbiology reviews},
  volume={23 1},
The coccidian parasite Cyclospora cayetanensis is recognized as an emerging pathogen that causes protracted diarrhea in humans. The first cases of Cyclospora infection were reported in the late 1970s and were observed among expatriates and travelers in regions where infections are endemic. Since then, Cyclospora has been considered a cause of traveler's diarrhea. Epidemiological investigations were reported and examined in areas of endemicity even before the true identity of Cyclospora was… CONTINUE READING
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