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Are the wbc's often elevated in a child who is crying violently during the blood draw?

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Stress leads to "demargination" - white cells stuck to vessel walls take off and go floating in the bloodstream.

Answered Nov 27, 2017

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