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Cyclospora cayetanensis

protozoan that causes disease in humans

Cyclospora cayetanensis is a protozoan that causes disease in humans, and perhaps other primates. They are cause of clinical diseases in immunosuppressed hosts is related with prolonged severe and highly recurrent diarrheas.

Cyclospora cayetanensis
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Cyclospora cayetanensis oocysts
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C. cayetanensis
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Cyclospora cayetanensis