Flow Cytometry

I got an invoice a few days ago for the latest series of flow cytometry tests. Unfortunately, these blood tests tend to be really expensive. This is a modern diagnostic method which counts individual cell types for genetic testing to classify a case of CLL and identify its potential prognostic factors via Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorting (FACS). Here’s a good introductory video that explains the process.

This article also has some good basic info if you are interested. LINK

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