Histotechnicians (HT) are responsible for the care and handling of histology slides. Histotechnicians operate precision equipment and work with a variety of dyes and chemicals to make tissue abnormalities visible with a microscope. This includes receiving the slides, recording information about them, processing the slides, and storing them. Histotechnicians perform similar basic job duties to, but generally require less training and education in order start working in the histology field.
Histotechnologists (HTL) are responsible for a variety of laboratory tasks, including preparing, processing, and analyzing tissue specimens. The primary function of a histotechnologist is to cut specimens/biopsies into very thin slides so that a pathologist can identify abnormalities such as cancer. The preparation of these specimens involves cutting, embedding, and staining the samples so they can by analyzed.
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