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29-2011.01    Cytogenetic Technologists   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  

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    O*NET-SOC Description yes    1 match
    Tasks yes    3 matches
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O*NET-SOC Description

  • Analyze chromosomes found in biological specimens such as amniotic fluids, bone marrow, and blood to aid in the study, diagnosis, or treatment of genetic diseases.

Tasks

  • Analyze chromosomes found in biological specimens to aid diagnoses and treatments for genetic diseases such as congenital birth defects, fertility problems, and hematological disorders.
  • Examine chromosomes found in biological specimens to detect abnormalities.
  • Prepare biological specimens such as amniotic fluids, bone marrow, tumors, chorionic villi, and blood, for chromosome examinations.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Collect biological specimens from patients.
  • Prepare biological specimens for laboratory analysis.