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Cyclospora (Cyclosporiasis)


Cyclospora is a microscopic parasite that infects the small intestine and usually causes watery diarrhea. It is spread by people ingesting something – such as food or water – that is contaminated with feces. The time between becoming infected and becoming sick is usually about 1 week.

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