Cyclospora cayetanensis is a single-celled parasite that causes an intestinal infection called cyclosporiasis.

As of July 19, 2018 (12pm EDT), a total of 163 laboratory-confirmed cases of Cyclospora infection were reported in people who consumed salads from McDonald’s restaurants; the cases were reported by 10 states. Note, the Florida case-patient purchased a salad while

The CDC reports as of August 8, 2013, that it has been notified of 514 cases of Cyclospora infection from the following 17 states: Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (including New York City), Ohio, Texas, and Wisconsin.

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