New York City clinicians should be on the alert for patients with diarrhea due to Cyclospora infection. We have noted an increase in 2019 compared to previous years. Over 90 cases have been reported between January 1 – July 15, 2019 compared to 56 cases in 2018, and 43 cases in 2017 during the same
163 Cyclospora Illnesses Linked to McDonald’s Salads in South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio and Florida
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…
CDC: 2015 Cyclospora Outbreak Over
As of September 14, 2015 (3pm EDT), a total of 546 ill persons with confirmed Cyclospora infection were reported to CDC in 2015. Most of these persons—319 (58%) of 546—experienced onset of illness on or after May 1, 2015, and did not have a history of international travel within 2 weeks before illness onset. These…
CDC: Texas Cyclospora Cases NOT Linked to Taylor Farms
As of August 23, 2013, CDC has been notified of 610 ill persons with Cyclospora infection from 22 states: Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York (including New York City), Ohio, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
Most of the illness onset…