Cyclospora cayetanensis as a Foodborne Pathogen By Ynés R. Ortega, Lucy J. Robertson
English | PDF | 72 Pages | 2017 | ISBN : 3319535854 | 1.44 MB
This Brief provides a comprehensive overview of Cyclospora cayetanensis, a protozoan apicomplexan parasite that leads to outbreaks of traveler's diarrhea in consumers. The main characteristics of Cyclospora cayetanensis infection are covered, including documented outbreaks, regional patterns and statistics. Various transmission routes for this parasite are outlined, with a focus on foodborne transmission.