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  • Select or prepare specimens and media for cell cultures using aseptic techniques, knowledge of medium components, or cell nutritional requirements.
29-2012.01 Histology Technicians   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Embed tissue specimens into paraffin wax blocks or infiltrate tissue specimens with wax.
  • Freeze tissue specimens.
  • Mount tissue specimens on glass slides.
  • Stain tissue specimens with dyes or other chemicals to make cell details visible under microscopes.
29-2012.00 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Prepare standard volumetric solutions or reagents to be combined with samples, following standardized formulas or experimental procedures.
  • Inoculate fertilized eggs, broths, or other bacteriological media with organisms.
  • Obtain specimens, cultivating, isolating, and identifying microorganisms for analysis.
  • Cut, stain, and mount tissue samples for examination by pathologists.
29-2011.04 Histotechnologists Bright Outlook
  • Embed tissue specimens into paraffin wax blocks or infiltrate tissue specimens with wax.
  • Perform procedures associated with histochemistry to prepare specimens for immunofluorescence or microscopy.
  • Prepare or use prepared tissue specimens for teaching, research or diagnostic purposes.
  • Stain tissue specimens with dyes or other chemicals to make cell details visible under microscopes.
29-2011.00 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists Bright Outlook
  • Cultivate, isolate, or assist in identifying microbial organisms or perform various tests on these microorganisms.
  • Select and prepare specimens and media for cell cultures, using aseptic technique and knowledge of medium components and cell requirements.
  • Obtain, cut, stain, and mount biological material on slides for microscopic study and diagnosis, following standard laboratory procedures.
29-2011.02 Cytotechnologists Bright Outlook
  • Prepare and analyze samples, such as Papanicolaou (PAP) smear body fluids and fine needle aspirations (FNAs), to detect abnormal conditions.
  • Prepare cell samples by applying special staining techniques, such as chromosomal staining, to differentiate cells or cell components.
29-2055.00 Surgical Technologists
  • Prepare, care for, and dispose of tissue specimens taken for laboratory analysis.
29-2033.00 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
  • Add radioactive substances to biological specimens, such as blood, urine, or feces, to determine therapeutic drug or hormone levels.
29-2056.00 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Collect, prepare, and label samples for laboratory testing, culture, or microscopic examination.