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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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