Outbreak of cyclosporiasis at a naval base in Lima, Peru

Paola A. Torres-Slimming, Carmen C. Mundaca, Manuel Moran, Jose Quispe, Olga Colina, David J. Bacon, Andres G. Lescano, Robert H. Gilman, David L. Blazes

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Cyclospora cayetanensis is emerging as an important cause of food-borne diarrheal outbreaks, especially in developed regions like the United States and Europe. We describe an outbreak of cyclosporiasis in Peruvian naval recruits that we believe to be the first among a local population in a developing region.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)546-548
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Virology
  • Infectious Diseases


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