Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Cyclosporiasis

Practice Essentials

In August 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a Health Alert Network advisory following an increase in reported cases of cyclosporiasis. The advisory guides providers to consider a diagnosis of cyclosporiasis in patients who experience prolonged or remitting-relapsing diarrhea. Between May 1, 2017 and August 2, 2017, 206 cases of Cyclospora infections have been reported to the CDC from 27 states. Eighteen cases required hospitalization, however, no deaths have been reported.

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