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GA Traffic Data not being pulled through API

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We are pulling various reports from the API and get different total session values. For example if we use

ga:bounces,ga:channelGrouping,ga:city,ga:country,ga:date,ga:deviceCategory,ga:entrances,ga:exits,ga:newUsers,gaSmiley Tongueageviews,ga:region,ga:sessionDuration,ga:sessions,ga:sourceMedium,ga:users

we get 61 total sessions for the 13th February

 

if we use 

ga:adContent,ga:adwordsCampaignID,ga:bounces,ga:channelGrouping,ga:date,ga:deviceCategory,ga:entrances,ga:exits,ga:keyword,ga:newUsers,gaSmiley Tongueageviews,ga:sessionDuration,ga:sessions,ga:sourceMedium,ga:users,ga:adClicks

we get 48 total sessions for the day

 

In the analytics interface we also have 48 sessions so we know this is the correct number. How can we be getting more than the correct number? The issue has been happening sporadically over the last week. We have re-run the routine going back 5-6 days and that has cleaned it up but it keeps coming back.

 

We have been using this routine for years with no issues so why do we see this now?