Circulating Tumor Cell TransFix/EDTA Vacuum Blood Collection Tubes (2 x 9ml tube)

  • Code # CTC-TVT-09-02
  • Size 2 x 9 mL
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    The number of CTC populations present in patient blood is very low, therefore the usefulness of CTC assessments depends on accurate cell counts and the corresponding analysis of molecular targets. The natural degradation of blood samples can mean these rare populations are lost. TransFix stabilizes blood samples at the time of collection and has been shown to significantly extend the integrity of cells within the sample allowing for downstream enrichment and enumeration of CTC's.   

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    2 x 9 mL

1. Collection, Storage, and Preparation of Human Blood Cells.  P. K. Dagur, J. P. McCoy,  Publication Current Protocols in Cytometry 73 (5): 5.1-5.1.16

2. Flow cytometric profiles, biomolecular and morphological aspects of transfixed leukocytes and red cells. Canonico B, Betti M, Luchetti F, Battistelli M, Falcieri E, Ferri P, Zamai L, Barnett D, Papa S, Cytometry B, Clinical Cytometry. 2010 July: 78(4): 267-78