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A 24-year-old AIDS patient develops chronic abdominal pain, low-grade fever, diarrhea, and malabsorption...

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asked Feb 12, 2014 in Medicine by Rajesh Bahara

A 24-year-old AIDS patient develops chronic abdominal pain, low-grade fever, diarrhea, and malabsorption. Oocysts are demonstrated in the stool. Which of the following organisms is most likely to be the cause of the patient’s diarrhea?

(A) Diphyllobothrium latum

(B) Entamoeba histolytica

(C) Giardia lamblia

(D) Isospora belli

(E) Microsporidia

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Isospora belli.

answered Feb 12, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara
selected Feb 15, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara
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C: Gardia
answered Feb 17, 2014 by Yousufy
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(D) Isospora beli
answered Feb 19, 2014 by anonymous

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