Cyclospora cayetanensis


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Cyclospora cayetanensis

a species causing enteritis with persistent diarrhea; usually acquired by ingestion of contaminated water or food.
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Cyclospora cayetanensis

Parasitology A Cryptosporidium-like coccidian protozoan, family Eimeriidae, which is implicated in episodic traveler's diarrhea; it infects the GI tract of immunocompetent and immunocompromised hosts–especially with AIDS. See Cyclosporiasis.
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Cy·clo·spo·ra ca·ye·ta·nen·sis

(sī'klō-spōr'ă kā-ĕ-tă-nen'sis)
A parasitic species causing enteritis with persistent diarrhea; usually acquired by ingestion of contaminated water or food.
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Epidemiology of Cyclospora cayetanensis: A review focusing in endemic areas.
Cyclosporiasis is an illness caused by ingesting contaminated water or food containing the parasite Cyclospora cayetanensis and includes symptoms like diarrhea, cramping, nausea, appetite loss, and fatigue.
Cyclospora cayetanensis is cyst-forming coccidian protozoan that causes a self-limiting diarrhea named cyclosporiasis, with symptoms range from watery, loose stool, weight loss, cramping, fatigue, vomiting, fever and nausea [2].
anginosus endocarditis with splenic infections abscess secondary to septic emboli Cardiobacterium hominis endocarditis Atrial myxoma mimicking mitral stenosis and infective endocarditis Enteric Escherichia coli 0157:H7 hemorrhagic infections colitis Cyclospora cayetanensis enteritis HIV infection Brain abscess due to toxoplasmosis and AIDS CNS lymphoma Histoplasmosis Miscellaneous Fever of unknown origin with mediastinal lymphadenopathy due to extrapulmonary tuberculosis Babesiosis Chronic granulomatous disease secondary to congenital immunodeficiency Table 3.
Cryptosporidium oocysts exhibit acid-fast staining and must be differentiated from partially acid-fast organisms including Cyclospora cayetanensis [2].
Alliance et al., "Epidemiology of Cyclospora cayetanensis and other intestinal parasites in a community in Haiti," Journal of Clinical Microbiology, vol.
Cyclospora cayetanensis: an emerging intestinal pathogen in New Zealand.
Cyclospora cayetanensis, the most recently identified coccidian, presents with similar pathologic features to Cryptosporidium and Isospora species.