Am I a medical laboratory technologist?

Medical laboratory technologists conduct medical laboratory tests, experiments and analyses to assist in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. They are employed in medical laboratories in hospitals, private clinics, research institutions and universities. Medical laboratory technologists who are also supervisors are included in this unit group.

Example Titles

  • clinical immunology technologist
  • cytology technologist
  • cytotechnologist
  • histology technologist
  • immunohematology technologist
  • medical laboratory technologist
  • medical technologist

Anyone performing laboratory investigations on the human body or on specimens taken from the human body for the use of other health care professionals in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease must be on the register of the College and in possession of a valid Certificate to Practice.

The Occupational Fact Sheets for MLT is available online.

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