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Medical Lab. Technologists Association of Pakistan (MLTAP) is an independent, non-governmental and non-profit organization working for the rights and registration of Medical Technologists/Medical Laboratory Professionals and the Students of Allied Health Sciences in Pakistan. MLTAP is also involved in different academic and awareness activities by arranging annual Seminars, Workshops, Lectures and Hands on Training for the Medical Lab. Professionals.

Medical Laboratory Technologists

Significant Points

Medical  Technologists/ Allied Health Professionals usually have a bachelor’s degree in relevant field.

They can start their career in hospitals, in research labs, clinical labs, food industries, drug labs, teaching faculty and sales & application of diagnostic instruments and products.


Nature of the Work

Medical laboratory Technologist plays a crucial role in the detection and diagnosis of the diseases. Medical Technologists also referred as clinical laboratory scientists or Clinical Technologists, who perform most of these tests.

Medical Laboratory Technologists perform complex chemical, biological, hematological, immunologic, microscopic, and bacteriological tests. Technologists microscopically examine blood and other body fluids. They make cultures of body fluid and tissue samples, to determine the presence of bacteria, fungi, parasites, or other microorganisms. Technologists analyze samples for chemical content or a chemical reaction and determine concentrations of compounds such as blood glucose and cholesterol levels. They also type and cross match blood samples for transfusions.

Medical Laboratory Technologist generally require a bachelor’s degree in medical technology . Education and training Bachelor’s degree programs in medical technology include courses in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Hematology, Histopathology, Chemical Pathology as well as specialized courses devoted to knowledge and skills used in the clinical laboratories. 

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