Useful Web Links

 

Good Parasite Overviews

 

A nice overview from a clinical perspective

 

http://www.emedicine.com/ped/topic527.htm

A great look into the life cycle

 

http://www.dpd.cdc.gov/dpdx/HTML/Cyclosporiasis.asp

A very comprehensive look at what is currently known about Cyclospora.

 

http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/CID/journal/issues/v31n4/000497/00497.text.html

 

Another good overview

 

http://www.ksu.edu/parasitology/cyclospora/cyclospora.html

A website with stained slides of the parasite.

http://www.med-chem.com/Para/New/cc-slide2.htm

 

 

A very readable, non-scientific overview.

 

http://www.in.gov/isdh/healthinfo/cyclospqfacts.htm

 

 

Journal Articles

 

Connor, B.A. et al. 2001.Reiter syndrome following protracted symptoms of Cyclospora infection.Emerging Infectious Disease.7: 453-454.

 

de Gorgolas, M. et al. 2001.Cyclospora cayentanensis cholecystitis in a patient with AIDS. Annals of Internal Medicine. 134: 166.

 

Hoge CW, et al. Epidemiology of diarrhoeal illness associated with coccidian-like organism among travelers and foreign residents in Nepal. Lancet.341:1175-9.

 

Lopez, A. S.et al. 2001.Outbreak of cyclosporiasis associated with basil in Missouri in 1999. Clinical Infectious Disease.32:1010-1017

 

Okhuysen, P.C.2001.Travelerís diarrhea due to intestinal protozoa.Clinical Infectious Disease. 33:110-114.

Soave R. Cyclospora: an overview. Clinical Infectious Disease.23:429-37.

 

Ortega, Sterling and Gilman. Cyclospora cayentanensis. Advanced Parasitology.40: 399-418.