Cyclospora Infection (Cyclosporiasis) (cont.)
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Cyclospora Infection Prevention
According to the CDC, the best way to avoid or prevent Cyclospora infections is by avoiding foods and fluids (water) that have been contaminated with human feces. The CDC further advises that by following the published guidelines for food growers and food packagers, the chances for Cyclospora infections are substantially reduced. Unfortunately, there is no vaccine available to prevent Cyclospora infections.
Synonyms and Keywords
Cyclospora infection, cyclosporiasis, Cyclospora cayetanensis
Author and Editor
Author: Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD
Editor: Mary D. Nettleman, MD, MS, MACP
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/8/2013
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