Medical Laboratory Technician


A medical and clinical laboratory technician is someone who conducts lab tests ordered by doctors and other healthcare providers. Working with laboratory machines, microscopes, and computers, they examine human tissue samples and bodily fluids in order to identify abnormalities and to determine diagnoses. A laboratory technician's work is vital to a patient's healthcare.

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Medical laboratory technicians, work in hospital labs or independent medical laboratories where they process and analyze medical specimens and operate different laboratory equipment

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Medical Lab Tech