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Pre-Clinical Lab Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Scientists (CLS) work in hospitals, clinics, private laboratories, public health settings, and with pharmaceutical companies. Using laboratory equipment such as microscopes, and cell counters, clinical lab scientists perform testing on cells and fluids. They identify bacteria, viruses, toxic agents, and cancerous tumors in order to diagnosis and treat disease. The prerequisites link to the left includes course requirements, training programs, job listings, and a brief overview of the field.

The links below provide a comprehensive overview of clinical lab schools and careers.