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Important Clinical Laboratories Terms

The medical field can have many different technicians, technologists, and other experts who participate in lab trials, tests, and clinics. Different procedures and equipment sometimes need to be identified during these procedures. Here are some important clinical laboratories terms so you have a better of understand the sort of knowledge you need if you visit a hospital.

  • Pathology - This term can be used to describe one who will analyze and diagnose certain diseases or disorders. The practice can be used by many different medical professionals during the process of trials and clinics.
  • Phlebotomy - This defines the practice of a medical technician who takes blood from a subject. A phlebotomist specializes in collecting the blood in order to use for later purposes.
  • Technologist - A person who practices technical and science based research and practices in the medical field can be described as such. This person can possibly be a specialist in certain scans, software, or other unique instruments and products.
  • Placebo - This is an alternative to medicine in the acts of clinical trials and lab experiments. It will be used as a way to determine if a subject is reacting to certain medicines or if there is a psychological basis for health and recovery.
  • Venipuncture - The process used by a phlebotomist when extracting blood from a subject. Phlebotomist must be experts in venipuncture to practice in such a medical capacity.

    Different hospitals can supply different equipment and products with different terms. The identifying of these terms can help assist those who are conducting tests and other clinical trials to ensure that everyone is familiar with the equipment and terminology used.

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    302 Cherry Lane, Manteca, CA 95336
    California Health Clinic located at 302 Cherry Lane Manteca, CA 95336-4900 offers affordable, confidential HIV and STD Testing
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    1144 Norman Drive, Manteca, CA 95336
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    Unilab Quest Diagnostics Inc
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    1524 Mchenry Ave, Modesto, CA 95350
    (209) 549-9491
    Product Investigations
    1010 Carver Rd, Modesto, CA 95350
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    705 5th St, Modesto, CA 95351
    (209) 576-1257
    Unilab Quest Diagnostics Inc
    1401 Spanos Ct Ste 107, Modesto, CA 95355
    (209) 549-1197
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    Quest Diagnostics
    1140 Norman Dr Ste 2, Manteca, CA 95336
    (209) 825-4158
    Healthcare Clinical Laboratories
    293 Commerce Ave, Manteca, CA 95336
    (209) 825-9541
    Healthcare Clinical Laboratories
    287 Spreckels Ave, Manteca, CA 95336
    (209) 823-1682
    Healthcare Clinical Laboratories
    15810 S Harlan Rd Ste A, Lathrop, CA 95330
    (209) 983-3862
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    530 W Eaton Ave Ste D, Tracy, CA 95376
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    Clinical laboratories provide important lab research for clinical trials and analysis for anything from toxicology to pathology reports. Lab technicians are specially trained in these areas and may work within an independent laboratory, medical center, hospital, or health clinic. They perform quality, diagnostic, and medical research using the latest in software, reference systems, products, and lab supplies. Some of the equipment can get very expensive, such as mass spectrometers, electron microscopes, and other instruments. Professionals also use a variety of lab supply items, such as beakers, valves, and test tubes. Clinical laboratories offer a wide range of clinical tests for the medical community, either directly though patients or through doctors and healthcare providers. They provide routine testing via software in order to come up with a conclusive diagnosis through plenty of analysis. Applications can include forensic science, pathology, and phlebotomy, all utilizing various techniques, methods, testing products, and new and used equipment. Doctors who need patients' blood types tested will send samples down to a clinical lab for analysis, for example. Some labs can accommodate other testing methods, such as x-rays and scans. But in general, clinical labs are used to test specimens to get information about a patient's health. This involves not only diagnosis but also treatment and prevention of particular diseases or disorders. Subsets of clinical labs may include anatomic pathology, clinical microbiology, hematology, and even genetics. Toxicology, in particular, tests for drugs of all kinds, from recreational to pharmaceutical. As another example, surgical pathology staff members examine body parts like organs, limbs, fetuses, tissues and even tumors after surgeons have removed them for biopsy. Lab technicians often have research assistants to aid them in their jobs.
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