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*  78 People Sickened in US From Parasite Linked to Fresh-Cut Vegetables
Cyclospora cayetanensis "can cause an intestinal illness called cyclosporiasis," the FDA stated, adding that it "needs time ( ... including parasites such as Cyclospora, and thus significantly reduces the likelihood of illness." ... "If not treated, the illness may last from a few days to a month or longer. Symptoms may seem to go away and then return one or ... Symptoms of the illness include diarrhea, loss of appetite, weight loss, stomach cramps, bloating, fatigue, and nausea. More ...
  https://www.theepochtimes.com/78-people-sickened-in-us-from-parasite-linked-to-fresh-cut-vegetables_2566952.html
*  2 Cases of Cyclospora in Connecticut - NBC Connecticut
More than 250 cases of Cyclospora infection have been reported in the United States since July 22, including two reported cases ... Cyclosporiasis is an intestinal illness and the CDC is working with public health officials and the U.S. Food and Drug ... 2 Cases of Cyclospora in Connecticut. Published at 11:00 AM EDT on Jul 24, 2013 , Updated at 3:26 PM EDT on Jul 24, 2013. ... To avoid the illness, clean your fruits and vegetables.. 'It should be what we always do so rinse off your fruits and ...
  https://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/US-Cyclosporiasis-Outbreak-Includes-Connecticut-216759151.html
*  Increase in Reported cases of Cyclospora Cayetanensis Infection, United States, Summer 2017
Cyclosporiasis is an intestinal illness caused by the parasite Cyclospora cayetanensis. People can become infected with ... Consider a diagnosis of cyclosporiasis in patients who have prolonged or remitting-relapsing diarrheal illness. ... CDC Cyclosporiasis: http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/cyclosporiasis/. CDC Cyclosporiasis Resources for Healthcare Providers: https ... relapsing diarrheal illness. Testing for Cyclospora is not routinely done in most U.S. laboratories, even when stool is tested ...
  http://kchdwv.org/increase-in-reported-cases-of-cyclospora-cayetanensis-infection-united-states-summer-2017/
*  Ohio woman among those sickened in multistate intestinal outbreak - News - The Columbus Dispatch - Columbus, OH
At least 18 people have been hospitalized with cyclosporiasis, an intestinal illness caused by a microscopic parasite. ... Cyclospora infections were first reported to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in late June. ... A 63-year-old Ohio woman is among at least 285 people sickened in an outbreak of intestinal illness that has affected residents ... At least 18 people have been hospitalized with cyclosporiasis, an intestinal illness caused by a microscopic parasite. ...
  http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2013/07/25/Ohio-woman-tied-to-multi-state-food-borne-outbreak.html
*  Cyclospora Infection (Cyclosporiasis) Clinical Presentation: History, Physical, Causes
... produces an intestinal infection in nonimmune persons that is ultimately self-limited (lasting up to 7-9 wk) and characterized ... Cyclospora cayetanensis (8-10 ┬Ám in diameter), a coccidian protozoan parasite, ... A foodborne outbreak of Cyclospora cayetanensis at a wedding: clinical features and risk factors for illness. Arch Intern Med. ... encoded search term (Cyclospora%20Infection%20%28Cyclosporiasis%29) and Cyclospora Infection (Cyclosporiasis) What to Read Next ...
  https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/236105-clinical
*  Blog Archives - Georgia Restaurant Association | Atlanta, GA
ATLANTA - The Georgia Restaurant Association is alerting restaurants of potential intestinal illness spread by contaminated ... doctors in the metro Atlanta area have reported an influx of patients with the parasite cyclospora.. Symptoms of cyclosporiasis ... The Georgia Department of Public Health is working to investigate recent reports of cyclosporiasis infections.. Anyone with ... People ill with symptoms of the illness should seek healthcare for treatment, according to health officials.. ...
  http://www.garestaurants.org/press/archives/07-2015
*  Over 200 People Sick From Parasite in Del Monte Vegetable Tray Recall Impacting Midwest States | KTLA
An outbreak of cyclosporiasis has sickened 212 people in four states since May, the US Centers for Disease Control and ... Cyclosporiasis is an intestinal infection caused by the cyclospora parasite. People are infected by consuming food or water ... The illness can last from a few days to a few months and patients may feel better but then get worse again. Patients can be ... Cyclospora typically increases during warm summer months.. "Avoiding food or water that may have been contaminated with feces ...
  https://ktla.com/2018/07/06/more-than-200-people-sick-from-parasite-in-del-monte-vegetable-tray-recall/
*  Comment on A Foodborne Parasite on the Rise
... authorities documented 2,173 cases of the foodborne illness cyclosporiasis from May through August, reflecting a surge from ... The Food and Drug Administration has also found the Cyclospora intestinal parasite in domestically grown produce. The agency ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has documented 2,173 cases of the foodborne illness cyclosporiasis from May through ... Symptoms can include stomach-related illness, fever and fatigue. At least 150 people have been hospitalized. No deaths have ...
  https://www.fairwarning.org/2018/09/foodborne-illness-cdc-mcdonalds-del-monte/
*  Food Borne Illnesses
... seems to have turned the summer into an unplanned Food Borne Illness Awareness Month. According to estimates by the federal ... Intestinal parasites are contracted from contaminated food or water, and Brown and Giambi are still trying to puzzle out where ... In 1996, however, cyclosporiasis broke out in the U.S. and Canada and was eventually traced to contaminated raspberries grown ... All of those were caused by Cyclospora, a one-celled, microscopic parasite that until the mid-1990s was thought to exist only ...
  http://www.gothamgazette.com/index.php/health/2526-food-borne-illnesses
*  Food-borne tropical disease outbreak strikes the US
A food-borne illness is spreading quickly through the United States, an investigation by the Centers for Disease Control and ... Human cyclosporiasis is a disease caused by the single-celled parasite Cyclospora cayetanensis. Although there are about 18 ... illness.. Currently the drug of choice for Cyclospora infection is Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole. According to the CDC, proper ... An infection often causes gastro-intestinal symptoms, such as diarrhea, abdominal cramping, loss of appetite, and bloating. The ...
  http://theconversation.com/food-borne-tropical-disease-outbreak-strikes-the-us-19856
*  News Scan for Aug 05, 2015 | CIDRAP
More than half (226, or 59%) of people became ill with the intestinal parasite Cyclospora cayetanensis after May 1 and did not ... The latest case involves a 38-year-old Saudi man, and though he is from Riyadh, it's not clear whether his illness is part of ... CDC reports more cyclosporiasis cases in multistate outbreak. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) yesterday ... The latest illness pushes Saudi Arabia's Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) total to 1,064 cases, ...
  http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2015/08/news-scan-aug-05-2015
*  Taylor Farms, Big Food Supplier, Grapples With Frequent Recalls - The New York Times
Since June of this year, more than 600 cases of cyclosporiasis, an intestinal disease caused by Cyclospora cayetanensis, a ... Taylor Farms, the large vegetable producer whose salad mix is being investigated in connection with an outbreak of illness ... The company's produce is being investigated in connection with an outbreak of cyclosporiasis; the mix was not recalled, as any ... Although not all reported cases were tied to Taylor Farms produce, this is the largest outbreak of cyclosporiasis since 1997. ...
  http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/30/business/taylor-farms-big-food-supplier-grapples-with-frequent-recalls.html?hpw&_r=0
*  More than 500 sick from outbreak linked to McDonald's salads
The cyclospora parasite causes intestinal illness in people who consume contaminated food or water. Symptoms can begin a week ... The number of people sick from an outbreak of a gastrointestinal illness, called cyclosporiasis, linked to McDonald's salads is ... The illness can last from a few days to a few months, and patients might feel better but then get worse again. Patients can be ...
  https://www.turnto23.com/news/national/more-than-500-sick-from-outbreak-linked-to-mcdonalds-salads
*  IAMAT | Kenya | Overview
Cyclosporiasis - Caused by the Cyclospora cayetanensis protozoa and associated with fresh produce like berries and lettuce. ... Another source of gastro-intestinal illness are foodborne toxins produced by bacterial spores that germinate on food - ... How To Prevent Illness by Washing Your Hands [PDF]. ,, Guide to Healthy Travel. Bacteria. Approximately 85% of Traveller's ... The illness may progress to bloody diarrhea with mucous and the constant urge to pass stools. Shigella bacteria can be shed ...
  https://www.iamat.org/country/kenya/risk/food-water-safety-overview
*  Tapeworms and four other disgusting parasites - CNN
Cyclosporiasis: An intestinal infection caused by the cyclospora cayetanensis parasite, seen here on a stool sample through a ... Anisakiasis: The nematodes parasite of the genus anisakis causes an illness caused by eating parasite-contaminated raw fish or ... Cyclospora infect the small intestine and most commonly cause watery diarrhea; other symptoms include abdominal cramping, ... "microscopic eggs passed in the feces of a person who has an intestinal pork tapeworm." ...
  https://www.cnn.com/2015/11/06/health/tapeworm-parasites-what-to-know/index.html
*  Block 4: Antiparasitic Drugs:Protozoa - cueFlash - Learn by studying flashcards
Common biochemical fxns w/differing pharmacological propertiesDiseases caused by luminal and intestinal protozoa(Hang on to the ... Cause of Cyclosporiasis Cyclospora cayetanensis Disease caused by Cyclospora May cause diarrhea in AIDS patients Treamtent for ... For intestinal amebiasis and intestinal cestode infections MOA of Paromomycin Acts on protein synthesis PK of Paromomycin ... Course of illness of Cryptosporidiosis In immunocompetent- self limiting. In immunocomprimised- chronic diarrhea CDC ...
  https://cueflash.com/decks/54109/Block_4:_Antiparasitic_Drugs:Protozoa
*  Rat lungworm disease: 9 cases confirmed in Hawaii - CNN
Cyclosporiasis: An intestinal infection caused by the cyclospora cayetanensis parasite, seen here on a stool sample through a ... The illness usually lasts between two weeks and two months, and on average, the incubation period is one to three weeks. ... Cyclospora infect the small intestine and most commonly cause watery diarrhea; other symptoms include abdominal cramping, ... His left eye turned inward, causing double vision, and even his vocal cords were touched by the illness. Today, he has ...
  http://edition.cnn.com/2017/04/10/health/hawaii-rat-lungworm-disease-parasite/
*  Rat lungworm disease in Hawaii: Newlyweds contract rare parasite - CNN
Cyclosporiasis: An intestinal infection caused by the cyclospora cayetanensis parasite, seen here on a stool sample through a ... The illness usually lasts between two weeks and two months, and on average, the incubation period is one to three weeks. ... Cyclospora infect the small intestine and most commonly cause watery diarrhea; other symptoms include abdominal cramping, ... Anisakiasis: The nematodes parasite of the genus anisakis causes an illness caused by eating parasite-contaminated raw fish or ...
  http://us.cnn.com/2017/04/12/health/rat-lungworm-honeymoon-hawaii-trnd/index.html
*  Intoxications and Infections of the Small Intestine
CYCLOSPORIASIS. Cyclospora cayetanensis is a protozoan parasite common in developing countries. Water contaminated with feces ... The illness can be self-limiting, can wax and wane, or in many cases result in prolonged diarrhea, anorexia, upper ... Giardiasis is the most common intestinal protozoan parasite of humans in the U.S. About 5000-7000 cases of giardiasis occur ... If cyclosporiasis is suspected you need to ask the lab to specifically look for the organism. Routine stool ova and parasite ...
  https://www.atsu.edu/faculty/chamberlain/website/lectures/IntoxicationsandInfectionsoftheSmallIntestine.htm
*  Parasites: Cryptosporidium parvum, Cyclospora, and Giardia lamblia | Ohioline
However, they have been known to contaminate foods and cause illness if those foods are eaten raw. Of the three parasites, the ... least is known about Cyclospora. When consumed, all three parasites establish themselves in the intestinal tract of the people ... or animals that consume them, resulting in illness. ... Cyclospora, and Giardia lamblia (Giardia) are three parasites ... Cyclospora:. Cyclosporiasis. 141. , 1%. 0. 0.0%. Adults 40 and above. June, July, August. Fecal-Oral. ...
  https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5577
*  Cyclospora infection - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
... treatment of this foodborne intestinal illness that causes watery, sometimes explosive, diarrhea. ... Cyclospora infection (cyclosporiasis) causes watery, and sometimes explosive, diarrhea. The one-celled parasite that causes ... A one-celled parasite, Cyclospora cayetanensis, causes cyclospora infection. You get it by drinking water or eating food that's ... A person infected with cyclospora passes the parasite in stool. However, unlike some other foodborne parasites, cyclospora ...
  https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cyclospora/symptoms-causes/syc-20353068
*  Dr. John Cross Dmd - Martinsville, NJ - Dentist - Docality
Cyclospora cayetanensis is the causative agent of cyclosporiasis, an emerging infectious disease. We present a new method for ... Cyclospora cayetanensis is an emerging protozoan parasite capable of causing a protracted diarrheal illness in both ... intestinal capillariasis, and angiostrongyliasis. ... Detection of Cyclospora cayetanensis in animal fecal isolates ... Previously, Cyclospora-like oocysts had been detected by microscopy in several animals including non-human primates. However, ...
  http://docality.com/doctor/profile/1164511788/dr-john-cross-dmd
*  Cyclospora infection masquerading as coeliac disease | The Medical Journal of Australia
Cyclospora cayetanensis: a review, focusing on the outbreaks of cyclosporiasis in the 1990s. Clin Infect Dis 2000; 31: 1040- ... Cyclospora cayetanensis was relatively recently recognised as an intestinal parasite that causes protracted diarrhoea. ... However, the clinical history (particularly onset and duration of illness) needs to be considered before requesting these tests ... 2. Wurtz R. Cyclospora: A newly identified intestinal pathogen of humans. Clin Infect Dis 1994; 18: 620-623. ...
  https://www.mja.com.au/journal/2004/180/6/cyclospora-infection-masquerading-coeliac-disease
*  Food Safety | Green Hotelier
Cyclospora. Spread by ingestion of water or food contaminated with infected faeces. Outbreaks of cyclosporiasis have been ... As a result, illness rates have fallen to very low levels on the boats and in the hotels that have incorporated the system, ... Intestinal virus transmitted by contaminated food. Causes an acute form of hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). ... Sources/cause of illness. Bacteria. Campylobacter. Found in raw poultry and meat, unpasteurised milk, and untreated water. ...
  http://www.greenhotelier.org/our-themes/food-safety/
*  Penn State Food Safety Blog: Cyclosporiasis Outbreak Reported in Texas
... areas should be told that food and water precautions for cyclospora are similar to those for other intestinal pathogens, except ... If untreated, the illness may last for a few days to a month or longer, and may follow a remitting-relapsing course. Although ... What to Know About Cyclospora/Cyclosporiasis: CDC. How is the parasite spread?. Cyclospora is spread by people ingesting ... In 2013, a nationwide outbreak of cyclosporiasis resulted in over 600 becoming ill. In 2015, cyclospora contaminated cilantro ...
  https://pennstatefoodsafety.blogspot.com/2016/08/cyclosporiasis-outbreak-reported-in.html