Cyclospora

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Cyclospora
Cyclospora cayetanensis stained.jpg
Cyclospora cayetanensis oocysts
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Chromalveolata
Superphylum: Alveolata
Phylum: Apicomplexa
Class: Conoidasida
Subclass: Coccidiasina
Order: Eucoccidiorida
Suborder: Eimeriorina
Family: Eimeriidae
Genus: Cyclospora
To be distinguished from cyclosporin.

Cyclospora is a genus of apicomplexan parasites. It includes the species Cyclospora cayetanensis, the causative agent of cyclosporiasis.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.k-state.edu/parasitology/cyclospora/cyclospora.html