Cyclospora


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Cyclospora

(sī'klō-spōr'ă),
A Cryptosporidium-like genus of coccidian parasites reported from millipedes, reptiles, insectivores, and a rodent species. Cyclospora is characterized by acid-fast oocysts with two sporocysts, each with two sporozoites. Cyclospora is implicated as the cause of a widespread, prolonged but self-limited human diarrhea in patients in the Americas, Caribbean countries, Southeast Asia, and eastern Europe previously reported as caused by Cyanobacterium-like bodies. C. cayetanensis is the species type.

cyclospora

(sī′klə-spôr′ə)
n.
Any of various parasitic coccidia of the genus Cyclospora, especially Cyclospora cayetanensis, which causes the intestinal infection cyclosporiasis in humans.

Cy·clo·spo·ra

(sī'klō-spōr'ă)
A Cryptosporidium-like genus of coccidian parasites reported from millipedes, reptiles, insectivores, and one rodent species; characterized by acid-fast oocysts with two sporocysts, each with two sporozoites; implicated as the cause of a widespread, prolonged, but self-limited human diarrhea in patients in the Americas, Caribbean countries, southeast Asia, and eastern Europe previously reported as caused by cyanobacteriumlike bodies.
Synonym(s): cyanobacteriumlike bodies.
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Now, Rebecca is suing holiday company TUI and is warning others about the dangers of Cyclospora.
Cyclospora most often occurs in tropical and subtropical regions of the world including South and Central America, South and South East Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
Public Health Wales said cyclospora most often occurs in tropical and subtropical regions of the world including South and Central America, South and South-East Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
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FoodNet conducts active, population-based surveillance for laboratory-diagnosed infections caused by Campylobacter, Cyclospora, Listeria, Salmonella, Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC), Shigella, Vibrio, and Yersinia in 10 sites covering 15% of the U.S.
En los pacientes inmunocomprometidos, principalmente en aquellos positivos para el VIH/SIDA y con diarrea, los porcentajes de infeccion por Cyclospora han oscilado entre 0 a 36% (1, 32).
This issue of ProFood World hits a timely nail on the head with not only an in-depth report on Cyclospora, but also with a special report on plant cleaning and sanitation.
The availability of new testing methods for Cyclospora played an important role in helping the FDA identify a number of positive samples this summer.
Cryptosporidium, Blastocystis, Cyclospora gibi protozoonlar saglikli bireylerde genellikle asemptomatik olarak bulunurken, bagisik yetmezligi olanlarda kronik, agir seyirli ve bazen de olumcul ishallere yol acabilirler (9).
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The illness is cyclosporiasis, caused by the Cyclospora parasite, which causes vomiting and 'explosive' diarrhea a week or even more than a month after eating the offending food.