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Table 1 Comparison of the sensitivity of different CTCs detection methods

From: A micro-/nano-chip and quantum dots-based 3D cytosensor for quantitative analysis of circulating tumor cells

Methods Linear range (cells mL−1) Detection limit (cells mL−1) Refs
3D cytosensor 101–105 8 Present work
SERS nanoprobes 1–102 1 [25]
SERS nanoparticles 5–500 5 [26]
GASI chip 1–51 1 [27]
Microchip cytosensor 101–107 10 [21]
LSAW aptasensor 102–107 32 [28]
PEC biosensor 102–106 58 [29]
Colorimetric aptasensor 102–104 40 [30]
Aptamer/QDs cytosensor 102–106 50 [31]