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Any of various parasitic coccidia of the genus Cyclospora, especially Cyclospora cayetanensis, which causes the intestinal infection cyclosporiasis in humans.

[New Latin, genus name : Greek kyklo-, cyclo- + Greek sporā, seed (in reference to the two round sporocysts in the oocyst of the type species).]


(ˌsaɪ kləˈspɔr ə, -ˈspoʊr ə)
a pathogenic protozoan (Cyclospora cayetanensis) found in berries that causes diarrhea, cramps, and fever.
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coli 0157:H7), Salmonella, Listeria monocytogenes, Hepatitis A virus, norovirus, and the protozoan parasites Cyclospora cayetanens and Cryptosporidium parvum.
Cyclospora cayetanensis is an opportunistic protozoan related to outbreaks, and in endemic areas, causing prolonged diarrhea in immunocompetent, as well as, in immunocompromised individuals.
The modified Ziehl Neelson staining procedure was used for detecting Cryptosporidium and other coccidian oocysts, including Cyclospora cayetanensis and Isospora belii, from the stool samples.
Giardia lamblia, Entamoeba histolytica, Cryptosporidium, Cyclospora, Toxoplasma ve Trichinella spiralis parazit kaynakli enfeksiyonlardan sorumludur.
Results: Intestinal parasitic pathogens were detected in 35 per cent patients, and the major pathogens included Cryptosporidium parvum (12%) the most common followed by Isospora belli (8%), Entamoeba histolytica/Enatmoeba dispar (7%), Microsporidia (1%) and Cyclospora (0.
Protozoan parasites such as giardia, crytospordium, cyclospora and entamoeba histolytica.
Modified Ziehl-Neelsen and modified Safranin staining for diagnosing Cyclospora cayetanensis
40) Before the outbreak, the parasite, Cyclospora cayetanensis, was known to cause prolonged diarrheal illness in persons traveling to remote parts of the world, like Katmandu, and was exceedingly rare in the United States.
Los parasitos Cyclospora cayetanensis y Cryptoporidium parvum tambien pueden penetrar en el organismo humano cuando nos llevamos mos dedos a la boca despues de haber tocado objetos que han estado en contacto con excrementos contaminados.
For example, in 1996, the parasite Cyclospora suddenly appeared as a cause of diarrheal illness related to Guatemalan raspberries.
Throughout the United States, there were also outbreaks of Salmonella, Shigella sonnei infections, the Cyclospora cayentanensis parasite, hepatitis A, and others.