MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN
Medical Lab Technicians play a crucial role in the overall functionality of hospitals and clinics, focusing on the science and technology aspects of healthcare. MLTs work with lab managers, physicians and technologists to perform a variety of tests. Using specialized instruments, they perform testing on biological specimens and process these to ﬁnd data that plays a key role in the identiﬁcation and subsequent treatment of a wide variety of diseases.
Areas of medical laboratory training include microbiology, chemistry, hematology, immunology, transfusion medicine, toxicology and molecular diagnostics.