The following hygiene measures will help reduce your risk of catchingcyclospora when travellingto affected areas:
For more general advice about avoiding food poisoning while on holiday, read food and waterabroad .
Find out what cyclospora is, what causes it, the symptoms, who'sat risk and how it's treated.
People travelling to tropical or subtropical countries may be at increased risk of infection because cyclosporais common in many developing countries. Most of the cases reported in England and Wales
Cyclospora is caught by consumingfood especially raw berries, herbs and salad items or water contaminated with human faeces (poo) carrying theparasite. The parasite lives inthe poo. You can't catch c
Ifcyclospora isn't treated, the illness may last from a few days to a monthor longer. Symptoms may seem to go away and then return more than once. It'scommon to feel very tired. If you think you have
The following hygiene measures will help reduce your risk of catchingcyclospora when travellingto affected areas: wash your hands (with soap and water) after going to the toilet wash hands before p