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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Main areas of biomedical laboratory scientist and technologist in hospital

Job titles Main areas
Korea Medical Technologist - Laboratory medicine (include nuclear medicine in vitro technique), pathology, clinical physiology
Japan Medical Technologist - Laboratory medicine (include nuclear medicine in vitro technique), pathology, clinical physiology (include DITI, MRI)
US MLS/MT/Others* - Laboratory medicine (include nuclear medicine in vitro technique), pathology
UK Biomedical Scientist - Laboratory medicine (include nuclear medicine in vitro technique), pathology
Sweden Biomedical Analyst - Laboratory medicine (include nuclear medicine in vitro technique), pathology, clinical physiology (include scintigraphy)

*Histotechnologist, Cytotechnologist, Cytogenetic Technologist, Molecular Biology Technologist (Molecular Diagnostic Technologist).

Abbreviations: MLS, Medical Laboratory Scientist; MT, Medical Technologist; DITI, digital infrared thermal imaging; MRI, magnetic resonance imaging.

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