Cyclospora: update on an emerging pathogen
TAWANDA GUMBO, MD
Dr. Gumbo is a clinical fellow in the Department of infectious Disease at the Cleveland Clinic.
STEVEN M. GORDON, MD
Dr. Gordon is the hospital epidemiologist and a staff physician in the Department of Infectious Disease at the Cleveland Clinic.
KARIM A. ADAL, MD, MS
Dr. Adal is a staff physician in the Department of Infectious Disease at the Cleveland Clinic.
Cyclospora cayetanensis, an emerging pathogen with worldwide distribution, causes diarrhea in both immunocompetent and HIV-infected patients. We review the epidemiology of Cyclospora infection and how to diagnose and treat it.