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Table 4 Estimated workload and cost for EGFR mutation assessment using SNapShot, qPCR and NGS

From: Comparison of next generation sequencing, SNaPshot assay and real-time polymerase chain reaction for lung adenocarcinoma EGFR mutation assessment

  SNaPshot + Fragment analysis q PCR NGS
Price/10 samples 450 Euro 1300 euro 2500 euro
Price per gene/hotspot interogated 45 130 5
Workload/10samples 7 h 3 h 18 h
Time to result 48–72 h 5 h 72 h