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Cyclosporiasis Outbreak Investigations: Epi Curves — United States, 2014

Epi Curves

The illnesses can be visually described with a graph showing the number of persons who became ill each week. This graph is called an epi curve.

Figure 1.Confirmed Cyclosporiasis Cases, Texas, Since May 1, 2014

*N=126. Data are current as of 5pm EDT, 8/26/14. Cases reported to CDC as of 5pm EDT, 8/26/14 for which onset dates were available. A case is defined as laboratory-confirmed Cyclospora infection in a person with onset of illness since 5/1/14 and no known history of travel outside of the United States in the 14 days prior to onset of illness.