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Intestinal Protozoa in the United States

Notwithstanding a recent outbreak in Georgia, Cyclospora is the least common intestinal protozoan reported in the United States. [1] In the following chart, I have summarized the incidence of cyclosporiasis, giardiasis, amebiasis and cryptosporidiosis. As indicated at the black arrow, ongoing trends for amebiasis (no longer reported as of 1994 = 2,983 cases) were “continued” by reports of cryptosporidiosis (2,972 cases in 1995).

(outline of Gideon Graph module – see https://www.gideononline.com/wp-content/uploads/Gideon-Graphs.pps)

Reference:
1. Berger SA. Infectious Diseases of the United States, 2011. 1030 pp, 464 graphs, 8237 references. Gideon e-books, www.gideononline.com/ebooks/country/infectious-diseases-of-the-united-states/

Note published in ProMED

One Response to “Intestinal Protozoa in the United States”

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