Risk Factors for Cyclosporiasis
List of Risk Factors for Cyclosporiasis
The list of risk factors mentioned for Cyclosporiasis in various sources includes:
Risk factors discussion:
People of all ages are at risk for infection with Cyclospora.
In the past, infection was usually found in people who lived or traveled
in developing countries. However, people can be infected worldwide,
including in the United States. Outbreaks of cyclosporiasis have been
linked to various types of fresh produce.
(Source: excerpt from Facts About Cyclospora: CDC-OC)
About risk factors:
Risk factors for Cyclosporiasis are factors that do not seem
to be a direct cause of the disease,
but seem to be associated in some way.
Having a risk factor for Cyclosporiasis
makes the chances
of getting a condition higher but does
not always lead to Cyclosporiasis.
Also, the absence of any risk factors
or having a protective factor does not necessarily
guard you against getting Cyclosporiasis.
For general information and a list of risk factors,
see the risk center.
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