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Cyclospora cayetanensis is a single-celled parasite that causes an intestinal infection called cyclosporiasis.
People can become infected with Cyclospora by consuming food or water contaminated with the parasite. People living or traveling in countries where cyclosporiasis is endemic may be at increased risk for infection.
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