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Gastroenteritis (cont.)

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Media file 1: Cryptococcus colitis (shown at the arrows). Image courtesy of Alexis Carter, MD, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, East Carolina University.
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Media file 2: Pathological changes seen in intestinal lumen with pseudomembranous colitis (indicated by arrows). Image courtesy of Alexis Carter, MD, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, East Carolina University.
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Media file 3: Strongyloides stercoralis parasite (highlighted by arrows). Image courtesy of Alexis Carter, MD, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, East Carolina University.
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Media file 4: Giardia lamblia (indicated by the arrows). Image courtesy of Alexis Carter, MD, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, East Carolina University.
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Media file 5: Normal stain of stool sample looking for ova, parasites, and leukocytes. Image courtesy of Alexis Carter, MD, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, East Carolina University.
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Gastroenteritis is a nonspecific term for various pathologic states of the gastrointestinal tract.

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