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2017 Multistate Cyclospora cayetanenis Outbreaks

As of October 4, 2017 CDC had been notified of 1,065 laboratory-confirmed cases of cyclosporiasis in persons who became ill in 2017. At least 597 (56%) of these persons did not report international travel, i.e., likely were infected in the U.S., and became ill on or after May 1, 2017. No particular food of interest had been identified, and investigations to identify a potential source (or sources) was ongoing.

  • Outbreak began:
  • May 2017
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • California, Arizona, New York, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Utah, Colorado, Iowa, Washington, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Montana, South Dakota, New Mexico, Kansas, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas
  • Organism(s):
  • Cyclospora
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Unknown
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Unknown
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 597
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Unknown
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • N/A
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Any Deaths:
  • Unknown
  • Number Dead:
  • Unknown
  • Any References:
  • No

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