In article <3st0dg$nb5 at newsbf02.news.aol.com> tlbentley at aol.com (TLBentley) writes:
>From: tlbentley at aol.com (TLBentley)
>Date: 28 Jun 1995 21:42:08 -0400
>I am interested if any researchers have information about cyclospora.
>This parasite was credited for a waterborne outbreak in S. Florida.
>I was told it is difficult to differentiate this organism in a cyst state
>T.L. Bentley, BSN.RN
Cyclospora does resemble Cryptosporidium. Both are spherical, acid-fast, and
have similar morphologies. Cyclospora is twice the size of Cryptosporidium
(8 micrometers vs. 4). Cyclospora is auto-fluorescent while Cryptosporidium