The patient elects not to start therapy at this time and is scheduled for follow-up with regular checks of his viral load and CD4 count. After 1 year, the patientâ€™s lab values have changed: CD4 lymphocytes 220; viral load 110,000 copies/ml. In the past year, he has been treated 3 times for lobar pneumonia, and for oral candidiasis (but no esophageal disease). Does this patient meet the CDC case definition for the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)? A) No, because he has not had an AIDS-defining illness. B) No, because his CD4 count is 200 cells/mm3. C) No, because he has only been diagnosed with HIV infection for 1 year. D) Yes, because he has had recurrent (2 episodes) of lobar pneumonia. E) Yes, because his viral load is 100,000 copies/ml.