Cyclosporiasis

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Cyclosporiasis

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The terms "Cyclosporiasis" returned 34 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

outbreaks of cyclosporiasis--United States, June-August 2013.
 

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Journal: MMWR Morb. Mortal. Wkly. Rep.. 2013 Nov;62(43):862.

 

During June-August 2013, CDC, state and local public health officials, and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigated an unusually large number of reports of cyclosporiasis (compared with annual reports to the National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System [e.g., 123 cases ...

Last Updated: 31 Oct 2013

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Surveillance for laboratory-confirmed sporadic cases of cyclosporiasis--United States, 1997-2008.
 

Author(s): Rebecca L Hall, Jeffrey L Jones, Barbara L Herwaldt

Journal: MMWR Surveill Summ. 2011 Apr;60(2):1-11.

 

Cyclosporiasis is an enteric disease caused by the parasite Cyclospora cayetanensis. Cyclosporiasis is reported most commonly in tropical and subtropical regions. In the United States, outbreaks of cyclosporiasis associated with various types of imported fresh produce have been documented ...

Last Updated: 7 Apr 2011

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Challenges of investigating community outbreaks of cyclosporiasis, British Columbia, Canada.
 

Author(s): Lena Shah, Laura MacDougall, Andrea Ellis, Corinne Ong, Sion Shyng, Linda LeBlanc,

Journal: Emerging Infect. Dis.. 2009 Aug;15(8):1286-8.

 

Investigations of community outbreaks of cyclosporiasis are challenged by case-patients' poor recall of exposure resulting from lags in detection and the stealthy nature of food vehicles. We combined multiple techniques, including early consultation with food regulators, traceback ...

Last Updated: 15 Sep 2009

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The terms "Cyclosporiasis" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Cyclosporiasis: an emerging public health concern around the world and in Africa.
 

Author(s): Robert M Karanja, Wangeci Gatei, Njeri Wamae

Journal: Afr Health Sci. 2007 Jun;7(2):62-7.

 

Cyclosporiasis is an emerging gastro-enteric disease caused by the coccidia protozoan Cyclospora cayetanensis. It is associated with diarrhoea among children in developing countries, in the Americas where C. cayetanensis is endemic, traveller's diarrhoea and/or food and waterborne ...

Last Updated: 27 Jun 2007

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Cyclospora cayetanensis: a review, focusing on the outbreaks of cyclosporiasis in the 1990s.
 

Author(s): B L Herwaldt

Journal: Clin. Infect. Dis.. 2000 Oct;31(4):1040-57.

 

Cyclospora cayetanensis, a coccidian parasite that causes protracted, relapsing gastroenteritis, has a short recorded history. In retrospect, the first 3 documented human cases of Cyclospora infection were diagnosed in 1977 and 1978. However, not much was published about the organism ...

Last Updated: 2 Feb 2001

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Cyclosporiasis: a new cause of diarrhea.
 

Author(s): M K Brennan, D W MacPherson, J Palmer, J S Keystone

Journal: CMAJ. 1996 Nov;155(9):1293-6.

 

Cyclospora cayetanensis, a coccidian parasite, is a new cause of prolonged diarrhea. It has been most recently associated with ingestion of contaminated fruit. Although infection with C. cayetanensis is considered rare, the exact prevalence in Canada is unknown. Transmission is thought ...

Last Updated: 16 Dec 1996

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