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You are a resident working in the Immunology/Infectious Diseases Clinic. Michael Schaefer, aged 38, is accompanied by his partner Phillip. Michael has requested that his routine appointment for follow-up of his AIDS condition be brought forward. He complains of 2 weeks of watery diarrhea, now about 10/day with abdominal pain and near faecal incontinence. The day before he had attended a local medical centre, which had arranged for him to have a stool examination and culture. He was commenced on metronidazole.
38 yo with AIDS complaining of 2 weeks of watery diarrhea, now about 10 times/day with abdominal pain and near faecal incontinence. He wants to know if there is any further improvement