Cyclosporiasis

Cyclosporiasis is an intestinal illness caused by the parasite Cyclospora cayetanesis. The parasite is found in countries with tropical and sub-tropical climates and is not endemic in Ontario. Ontario cases are either travel-related or associated with imported food. Past outbreaks have been linked to imported produce and herbs. Cyclosporiasis causes watery diarrhea that can be treated with antibiotics.

 

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PHO Rounds: Novel Disease Surveillance Tools for the Next Pandemic

This seminar will introduce the concept of informal disease event monitoring systems and how this type of data can and has been used to explore communicable disease epidemiological trends among forcibly displaced persons worldwide.

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Updated 22 Oct 2019