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29-2011.01 - Cytogenetic Technologists Bright Outlook

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Count numbers of chromosomes and identify the structural abnormalities by viewing culture slides through microscopes, light microscopes, or photomicroscopes.

29-2011.00 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Conduct chemical analysis of body fluids, including blood, urine, or spinal fluid, to determine presence of normal or abnormal components.
  • Collect and study blood samples to determine the number of cells, their morphology, or their blood group, blood type, or compatibility for transfusion purposes, using microscopic techniques.
  • Analyze samples of biological material for chemical content or reaction.
  • Cultivate, isolate, or assist in identifying microbial organisms or perform various tests on these microorganisms.
29-2011.02 Cytotechnologists Bright Outlook
  • Examine cell samples to detect abnormalities in the color, shape, or size of cellular components and patterns.
  • Prepare and analyze samples, such as Papanicolaou (PAP) smear body fluids and fine needle aspirations (FNAs), to detect abnormal conditions.
  • Examine specimens to detect abnormal hormone conditions.
  • Perform karyotyping or organizing of chromosomes according to standardized ideograms.
29-2012.00 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Conduct chemical analyses of body fluids, such as blood or urine, using microscope or automatic analyzer to detect abnormalities or diseases and enter findings into computer.
  • Examine cells stained with dye to locate abnormalities.
29-1069.07 Pathologists Bright Outlook
  • Examine microscopic samples to identify diseases or other abnormalities.
  • Conduct genetic analyses of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) or chromosomes to diagnose small biopsies and cell samples.
29-2011.03 Histotechnologists and Histologic Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Identify tissue structures or cell components to be used in the diagnosis, prevention, or treatment of diseases.

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