NOTE: This article is based on research that utilizes the sources cited here as well as the collective experience of the Lab Tests Online Editorial Review Board. This article is periodically reviewed by the Editorial Board and may be updated as a result of the review. Any new sources cited will be added to the list and distinguished from the original sources used.
Sources Used in Current Review
United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians. Available online at http://stats.bls.gov/oco/ocos096.htm through http://stats.bls.gov.
Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition: Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians.
Sources Used in Previous Reviews
American Board of Medical Genetics, Inc. Available online at http://genetics.faseb.org/genetics/abmg/abmgmenu.htm through http://genetics.faseb.org.
American Society for Clinical Pathology. "Careers in Medical Laboratory Technology" and "Medical Lab Careers" pages. Available online through http://www.ascp.org.
Association of Genetic Technologists: Jobline. Available online at http://www.agt-info.org/Jobdesbod.html through http://www.agt-info.org.
Bureau of Labor Statistics. Available online at http://stats.bls.gov/oco/ocos096.html through http://stats.bls.gov.
Center for Health Careers: Clinical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist. Available online at http://chc.hcwp.org/occbull.asp?id=1 through http://chc.hcwp.org.
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