Biotechnology vs medical lab technology

While lab technologist works in the clinical laboratory to identify the pathogen of a specific disease. After identifying, they use certain antibiotics for the treatment of that disease.

It is the field of Allied health science. In this field, a specialized or trained person is produced. This specialized person is known as a lab technologist or laboratory scientist.

This laboratory scientist works in the clinical laboratory of Hospitals.

He also performs his duty in different other labs such as forensic laboratories to find out the criminal.

After completing their study Lab technologist performs their duty in food or water quality checking labs. 

2 thoughts on “Biotechnology vs medical lab technology”

  1. Can a SLT biotech work in the hospitals labouratory and can the have their labouratory diagnose patients

    • Mostly a Senior Laboratory Technician (SLT) in biotechnology can work in a hospital lab but usually focuses on research and experiments, not patient diagnosis. Clinical lab professionals like medical technologists handle patient tests and diagnoses. SLTs in biotech contribute to research that indirectly benefits patient care. But Specific roles can vary by institution and location.


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