1 – Blood collection
Up to 20ml of blood collected in EDTA vacutainers.
2 – Cell capture
Blood is pumped through the disposable cassette. CTCs are captured in the cassette.
3 – Cell identification in-cassette
Staining reagents can be pumped through the cassette to allow in-cassette identification and enumeration of CTCs.
4 – Cell harvest
CTCs can be harvested in <200 µl buffer for identification and analysis.