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1

What are the infections affecting the small bowel?

• Gives watery diarrhea
• Norwalk
• Rotavirus
• Giardia
• Cholera
• ETEC (enterotoxogenic e coli)

2

What are the organisms that prefer to colonize the colon?

• C jejuni
• Shigella
• Salmonella
• E coli O157:H7
• C difficile
• E histolytica

3

The cholera toxin binds what cellular receptor and influences what intracellular biochemical pathway?

• Ganglioside GM1
○ Receptor
• Mechanism
○ Alters cAMP