Cyclospora Outbreaks In The USA There have been a number of food poisoning outbreaks of Cyclospora in the US. We have a look at what this all means: Firstly, lets cover the basics. What is Cyclospora? Cyclosporiasis is an intestinal illness caused by the microscopic parasite Cyclospora cayetanensis. Cyclospora infection (Cyclosporiasis) causes watery, and sometimes explosive, …
When a foodborne disease outbreak is detected, such as the Listeriosis outbreak in South Africa. Health officials and scientists work quickly to collect as much information as possible to find out what is causing it, so they can take action to prevent more people from all ill.
The Listeriosis outbreak in South Africa included scientists from the NICD, Department of Health (DoH) and a few private laboratories.