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Table 2 Spiked MCF-7 cell recovery rates after enrichment from blood

From: Enrichment with anti-cytokeratin alone or combined with anti-EpCAM antibodies significantly increases the sensitivity for circulating tumor cell detection in metastatic breast cancer patients

Day repeat Number of repeats Recovery (%) mean ± SD % CV
Day 1 3 74.9 ± 6.0 8.1
Day 2 5 80.6 ± 8.2 10.1
Day 3 8 79.9 ± 9.8 12.4
Total 16 78.9 ± 8.2 10.4
  1. SD, standard deviation; CV, coefficient of variation.