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Performs tests and interprets results for physicians in hospitals, doctors’ offices, and clinics for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease.

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Data last updated October 2021

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Job Description

Collect samples and perform tests to analyze body fluids, tissue, and other substances. Operates sophisticated laboratory equipment, such as microscopes and cell counters. Logs data from medical tests and enters results into a patient’s medical record and discusses the results and findings of laboratory tests and procedures with physicians.

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Bachelor Degree – 3 - 5 Years