FDA Clears Advanced Test for Monitoring Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
... These antibody/ferrofluid
combinations attach very specifically to CTCs. Powerful magnets then "pull"
the CTCs out of the blood sample. They are then stained
bio-molecules and chemicals so that they can be positively identified as
CTCs. The CellSearch test differs from the current standard o...
Hematology Analyzers Simple, Sophisticated Technology Serving All Patients
...mmature or atypical cells, which can have deceptively similar appearance in stained
blood films, based upon known cell-surface markers. Because the number of c...osed-tube sampling, barcode sample identification, automated preparation of stained
or unstained blood smears, and a variety of data management and reporting s...
Testing for Human Papillomavirus
...rformed on histology or LBPT slides that are incubated with fluorescein-tagged DNA probes and counterstained. Microscopic observation of specifically stained
target cells indicates HPV is present. Staining is performed on an automated instrument, the Ventana BenchMark. There are separate probe kits for onc...