AIDS patient with Low CD4+ count – Medical Question

A patient with AIDS and a CD4+ cell count <50/mm3 is suffering from an infection that affects his lungs, eyes, gastrointestinal tract, and central nervous system. Results of a biopsy are shown in the image. With what is the patient most likely infected?

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A) Candida albicans
B) Cryptococcus neoformans
C) Cytomegalovirus
D) Herpes simplex virus
E) Mycobacterium avium
F) Pneumocystis jiroveci

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