Thursday, September 18, 2008

Field of Specialization

Medical lab technologists can work as an all-rounder :

* Generalist

Medical lab technologists can also specialize in specific areas of medical laboratory technology :

* After acquiring many years of practical experience


* Biochemical technologist
* Microbiology technologist
* Hematology technologist
* Histotechnologist
* Cytotechnologist
* Blood transfusion technologist
* Cytogenetic technologist
* Phlebotomist

Biochemistry Technologist

* Deal with the estimations of a great variety of chemical components of blood samples for:
* Detection of diabetes
* Assessment of liver function
* Hormone level
* Kidney function
* Lipid profile

* Be proficient in handling highly computerized and automatic instruments.

* Must be capable in monitoring quality control programs and good trouble-shooting skill

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