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(OBQ13-40) A healthy patient undergoes routine pre-operative laboratory testing and is found to have a leukocyte count of 1.5 × 10(9) cells/L. When the historical records are examined, this is found to be the patients base-line level over a period of years. Which of the following statements is most likely to be true: REVIEW TOPIC

1. The patient is at a significantly higher risk of surgical infection
2. The patient is more likely to be of African descent than white
3. The patient is more likely to be white than of Middle Eastern descent
4. The patient is more likely to be a non-athlete than an athlete
5. The patient is more likely to be female than male

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