California Residents Learn About Cyclosporiasis and Exposure Risks to the Parasite That Causes the Condition

Just last summer, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a  Health Advisory  after an increase in cases of cyclosporiasis was detected in the San Francisco Bay Area. Cyclosporiasis is a reportable disease in California and is caused when a person becomes infected with a single-celled parasite known as  Cyclospora. – – In California and throughout the United States, many past outbreaks of the infection have been linked to imported produce. The parasite can be spread when pe…

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California Residents Learn About Cyclosporiasis and Exposure Risks to the Parasite That Causes the Condition