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30-year-old IV heroin addict had PCP pneumo twice in the past year. Over the past 2 weeks, he has developed bloody diarrhea, which occurred up to 15 times daily and is associated with urgency and the sensation of incomplete evacuation. He also complains of left lower quadrant cramping. He says he never has or intends to have sex with other men. Which of the following organisms would most likely be seen? What part of his colon is involved? (ascending, descending, sigmoid, etc.) 1-E-coli 0157:H7 2-Cryptosporidium 3-CMV 4-E. histolytica 5-Salmonella

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30-year-old IV heroin addict had PCP pneumo twice in the past year. Over the past 2 weeks, he has developed bloody diarrhea, which occurred up to 15 times daily and is associated with urgency and the sensation of incomplete evacuation. He also complains of left lower quadrant cramping. He says he never has or intends to have sex with other men. Which of the following organisms would most likely be seen? What part of his colon is involved? (ascending, descending, sigmoid, etc.)
1-E-coli 0157:H7
2-Cryptosporidium
3-CMV
4-E. histolytica
5-Salmonella

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