Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, July 8th, 1996
Cyclospora develops as a result of a parasite which causes severe diarrhea. Contacts with major hospitals in both Northern and Southern California revealed no cases of Cyclospora illness contracted in California.
"To date, test results from samples taken from strawberry fields in California have been negative for Cyclospora," said Stuart Richardson, Food and Drug Branch. "We will continue to monitor the situation."
"Health officials are examining all possible causes, everything from the place of origin to...
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