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Parasites and Foodborne Illness

Learn about norovirus illness, its symptoms, how it spreads, and ways to help prevent it. Check out sections targeted for food handlers, healthcare providers, public health professionals, and laboratorians. Keep up-to-date on surveillance trends and outbreaks of norovirus illness. Access scientific articles, guidelines, factsheets, podcasts, and other educational resources.

Causes of Foodborne Illness
A FDA fact sheet about parasites and foodborne illness, specificially,Giardia duodenalis or intestinalis, Cryptosporidium parvum, Cyclospora cayetanensis, Toxoplasma gondii, Trichinella spiralis, and Taenia saginata/Taenia solium (Tapeworms).

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