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29-2011.00 - Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists Bright Outlook

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Analyze samples of biological material for chemical content or reaction.

29-2011.02 Cytotechnologists   Bright Outlook 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.
29-2011.01 Cytogenetic Technologists Bright Outlook
  • Count numbers of chromosomes and identify the structural abnormalities by viewing culture slides through microscopes, light microscopes, or photomicroscopes.
  • 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.
  • Recognize and report abnormalities in the color, size, shape, composition, or pattern of cells.
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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