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

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