Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Diagrams / tables | Diagnosis | Microscopic (histologic) description | Microscopic (histologic) images
Cite this page: Gulwani H. Cyclospora cayetanensis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/smallbowelcyclospora.html. Accessed March 21st, 2019.
Definition / general
- Coccidian parasite associated with municipal water systems, first reported in late 1970s, causes protracted diarrhea (Clin Microbiol Rev 2010;23:218)
- Oocyst in stool with modified acid fast stain
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Resembles isospora