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