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Medical Laboratory Technicians

What does a Medical Laboratory Technician do?

Medical Laboratory

  • Perform tests efficiently and accurately for high quality patient care
  • Analyze the chemical contents of blood and various bodily fluids
  • Cross match blood used in transfusions
  • Examine and analyze body fluids and tissues for abnormal cells, bacteria, parasites, and viruses
  • Operate automated chemistry analyzers, cell counters and other sophisticated equipment to assist in the diagnosis of disease
  • Monitor the quality of lab results through the use of quality control material and by following regulatory standards.