Tumour Sphere Units

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Tumour Sphere Units

from 1,900.00

Cluster formation test

This test can only be ordered in addition to a CTC Count.:
Quantity:
To order, please contact Genostics on 1300 282 482

Tumour Sphere Units tests to see if a person’s CTCs can multiply to form microscopic clusters, called Tumour Sphere Units in the laboratory. CTCs that can form clusters have stem-cell qualities, rendering them more resistant to treatment and capable of forming a second tumour, called a metastasis. For more details, please visit our patient and practitioner information pages


Maintrac® is a state-of-the-art German technology that detects, characterises and tests CTCs. It has been critically validated and published in peer reviewed journals for over 12 years. Maintrac® CTC tests are acknowledged and utilised by many universities, Oncologists and cancer clinics worldwide. Genostics® is proud to be bringing Maintrac® technology to the Australia and New Zealand medical communities.


Pricing: The Tumour Sphere Unit test can only be ordered in addition to a CTC Count test. A baseline CTC count is $630 in Australia and $715 in New Zealand. Pricing of the Tumour Sphere unit test is $1,900 in addition to the cost of the CTC Count. This test is not covered by Medicare. Prices are in Australian Dollars and are subject to change without notice.


Order this test:  This test can only be ordered by certified, registered healthcare practitioners and is the baseline test for all other Maintrac tests. Please discuss your eligibility for a test with your healthcare practitioner. This test can only be ordered in addition to a CTC Count test. To order, please download the appropriate test request form below and take it with you to the next appointment with your treating practitioner and follow instructions on the 'Order A Test' page of this website. For more information please contact us on 1300 282 482 or online.