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ALLMedicine™ Cyclosporiasis Center

Research & Reviews  41 results

A scoping review of the detection, epidemiology and control of Cyclospora cayetanensis ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8060822
Epidemiology and Infection; Totton SC, O'Connor AM et. al.

Jan 29th, 2021 - Cyclospora cayetanensis is a parasite causing cyclosporiasis (an illness in humans). Produce (fruits, vegetables, herbs), water and soil contaminated with C. cayetanensis have been implicated in human infection. The objective was to conduct a scop...

Evaluation of an ensemble-based distance statistic for clustering MLST datasets using e...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7439293
Epidemiology and Infection; Nascimento FS, Barratt J et. al.

Aug 4th, 2020 - Outbreaks of cyclosporiasis, a food-borne illness caused by the coccidian parasite Cyclospora cayetanensis have increased in the USA in recent years, with approximately 2300 laboratory-confirmed cases reported in 2018. Genotyping tools are needed ...

Sporadic cyclosporiasis in symptomatic Cuban patients: Confirmation of positive results...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2020.115048
Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease; Puebla LEJ, Núñez Fernández FA et. al.

Apr 25th, 2020 - In Cuba, there are few studies on cyclosporiasis. Here, we report results from 1247 stool samples from symptomatic patients that were examined by microscopy methods and positive cases confirmed by nested PCR targeting the 18S rRNA gene, followed b...

Development of a workflow for identification of nuclear genotyping markers for Cyclospo...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7147239
Parasite (Paris, France); Houghton KA, Lomsadze A et. al.

Apr 11th, 2020 - Cyclospora cayetanensis is an intestinal parasite responsible for the diarrheal illness, cyclosporiasis. Molecular genotyping, using targeted amplicon sequencing, provides a complementary tool for outbreak investigations, especially when epidemiol...

Molecular typing of Cyclospora cayetanensis in produce and clinical samples using targe...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7060604
Parasites & Vectors; Cinar HN, Gopinath G et. al.

Mar 8th, 2020 - Outbreaks of cyclosporiasis, a diarrheal illness caused by Cyclospora cayetanensis, have been a public health issue in the USA since the mid 1990's. In 2018, 2299 domestically acquired cases of cyclosporiasis were reported in the USA as a result o...

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News  9 results

Morning Break: Sickening Salads; Xpanding Xtandi Uses; The 82% Solution to Errors
https://www.medpagetoday.com/hematologyoncology/prostatecancer/74037

Jul 16th, 2018 - Note that some links may require subscriptions. FDA links a multistate outbreak of cyclosporiasis to McDonald's salads. Food contamination on the rise? No, detection is just better, experts say. (Washington Post) Is CMS stepping back from value-ba...

Spike in Reported Cyclosporiasis Cases, CDC Warns
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/883877

Aug 7th, 2017 - The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state and local health departments, and the US Food and Drug Administration have issued a Health Alert Network advisory after an increase in reported cases of cyclosporiasis, an intestinal i...

Cyclosporiasis: Health Alert for New Hampshire Providers
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/829045

Jul 29th, 2014 - Cyclospora illness in the United States is traditionally associated with travel to tropical or subtropical regions where Cyclospora infection is endemic. Since May 2014, Texas, Maine, and Massachusetts have observed unusual increases in the number...

Time to Think About Cyclosporiasis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/828665_2

Jul 28th, 2014 - Mr. Dowell: Are there other factors that can make it difficult to diagnose cyclosporiasis? Dr. Herwaldt: Diagnosing cyclosporiasis can be difficult, in part because even persons who have profuse diarrhea might not shed enough Cyclospora parasites ...

Time to Think About Cyclosporiasis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/828665

Jul 28th, 2014 - Cyclosporiasis Cyclosporiasis is an intestinal illness caused by Cyclospora cayetanensis, which is a protozoan (unicellular) parasite that was characterized as recently as the early 1990s. Cyclosporiasis can occur at any time of the year. However,...

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