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Cyclospora cayetanensis
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Cyclospora cayetanensis oocysts
Scientific classification
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Phylum:
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Order:
Eucoccidiorida
Suborder:
Eimeriorina
Family:
Eimeriidae
Genus:
Cyclospora
Species:
C. cayetanensis
Binomial name
Cyclospora cayetanensis

Cyclospora cayetanensis is a protozoan that causes disease in humans, and perhaps other primates. They are cause of clinical diseases in immunosuppressed hosts is related with prolonged severe and highly recurrent diarrheas.

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