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Table 2 Comparison of RCC patient blood samples processed with or without cryopreservation

From: Detection of tumor-associated cells in cryopreserved peripheral blood mononuclear cell samples for retrospective analysis

Time point Day Typical CAML, cells/tubea Denucleated CAML, cells/tube
Fresh Frozen Fresh Frozen
Tube 1 Tube 2 Mean Tube 3 Tube 1 Tube 2 Mean Tube 3
1 0 14 12 13 13 4 4 4 5
2 40 1 2 1.5 2 2 3 2.5 2
3 60b 3 5 4 4 3 4 3.5 3
  1. CAML cancer-associated macrophage-like cell; RCC renal cell carcinoma
  2. a7.5 mL of whole blood was processed per tube
  3. bRCC patient 1 died on day 73