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Clinical Laboratory Science Professions

Careers in the medical technology or clinical laboratory science field usually involve detail-oriented, hands-on work with fluid samples and tissue specimens. Typically, an undergraduate degree or certificate is required for an entry-level position. Read on to learn more.

Inside Clinical Laboratory Science Professions

The clinical laboratory science field includes laboratory technicians and technologists, histotechnicians and phlebotomists. These professionals, sometimes referred to as clinical laboratory scientists, perform a variety of complex tests on cells, tissues and bodily fluids that are used to identify illness or disease. Technologists are generally given more responsibility and perform more complicated tasks than technicians. Some laboratory professionals specialize in a particular procedure, like histotechnicians, who cut and dye microscopic tissue specimens, or phlebotomists, who extract and prepare blood samples.

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