As an aid in monitoring patients with metastatic colorectal cancer.
Interpretive report provided.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Days Test Performed
Monday - Friday
2 - 3 days
Soft Order Code
Circulating Tumor Cells by CellSearch (MCTP)
CTC (Circulating Tumor Cells)
CTCC PLACEHOLDER TEST
MCTP Molecular Testing Lab
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Offsite Collection Instructions
Circulating Tumor Cell CellSave collection tubes are available from MLabs. Submit 2 CellSave tubes each containing 7.5 mL of whole blood. Send intact specimen at room temperature. Specimen transport should be arranged so that the specimen is received by MLabs within 72 hours of collection.
Requires Circulating Tumor Cell Collection Kit.
15 mL whole blood
7.5 mL whole blood
Test includes pathologist interpretation of results billed as a separate additional charge. This test is not available without interpretation.