All of the three following cases have the same gram stain above. Note that the organisms are curved.
Challenge 1: A 40 year old man presents with burning epigastric pain worst 2-5 hours after food and also at night. What's the organism?
Challenge 2: A 40 year old man presents with cramping periumbilical abdominal pain and profuse diarrhea and frank blood seen in the stool. He also has nausea and fever. The diarrhea is self-limiting, lasting about a week. What's the organism?
Challenge 3: A 40 year old traveler to Africa develops massive watery diarrhea, described as watery with flecks of mucus. There is a mild "fishy" odor. He also experiences watery vomiting, abdominal cramping but no pain, and no fever. What's the organism?
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