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Test Code:
090-71-9905-01

Order Name:
Circulating Tumor Cells (CTC) **

 
Useful For:
Monitoring of cancer progression in a non-invasive way for patients with metastatic breast, prostate, or colorectal cancer.
 
Methodology:
The CELLSEARCH System
 
AliasesName:
CTC (CELLSEARCH)
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-71-9905-01

Order Name:
Circulating Tumor Cells (CTC) **

 
Patient Preparation:
Collect the blood only on Monday to Wednesday (before 12.00 PM) (exception for official Holidays), due to short stability of sample.
 
Collection Specimen Or Container:
Whole Blood/ Special kits
 
Specimen Testing Type:
Whold blood 10 mL x 2 tubes (Do not exceed more than 10 mL or less than 8 mL /per tube) 

Document Required 
Patient history filled completely in Thai StemLife Circulating Tumor Cell Test Requisition Form
 
Sub Mission Container:
CellSave Preservative 2 tubes 
 
Specimen Stabillity:
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole blood Room temperature, 25oC 96 hours
* Sending to Singapore
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-71-9905-01

Order Name:
Circulating Tumor Cells (CTC) **

 
Method detail:
The CELLSEARCH System
 
Schedule:
N/A **Sent out to Thai Stem Life (Sam Laboratory, Singapore)
 
Turnaround Time:
14 days (official day)
 
Performing Location:
Thai Stem Life (Sam Laboratory, Singapore)
Referral Lab Services, Laboratory Department 14160-2
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-71-9905-01

Order Name:
Circulating Tumor Cells (CTC) **

 
 
Interpretation:
Favorable vs Unfavorable prognosis
 
Clinical Reference:
http://samlaboratory.com/precision-oncology (Retrieved: 22 Feb 2019)