cytotechnologist

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cytotechnologist

[‚sīd·ō‚tek′näl·ə·jəst]
(pathology)
A person trained to prepare smears of and examine exfoliated cells, referring abnormalities to a physician.
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From the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of California, Davis Health System, Sacramento, California (Dr Howell); the Department of Pathology, McGaw Medical Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois (Dr Nayar); the Pathology Laboratory, Regions Hospital, St Paul, Minnesota (Dr Savaloja); the Department of Pathology, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC (Dr Tabbara); Cytotechnology Committee, College of American Pathologists, Northfield, Illinois (Dr Thomas); the Department of Pathology, Mount Kisco Medical Group, Mount Kisco, New York (Dr Winkler); and the Department of Pathology, St Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan (Dr Tworek).
and Susan S, 2009 "The effects of microcarrier culture on recombinant CHO cells under biphasic hypothermic culture conditions", Cytotechnology, 59: 81-91.
For the next academic year the school of cytotechnology at Shands Jacksonville will become inactive until we find other sources of funding to support it.
Experts who spoke with this newspaper reported high vacancy rates in cytotechnology positions in certain parts of the country and dwindling numbers of trained people to teach cytotechnology at the academic level.
Equal parts art and science, cytotechnology is labor-intensive, complex, and poorly understood by most people, including medical personnel.
The student gave us verbal and written commitments, and her cytotechnology instructor wrote us a letter of recommendation stating that her word was as good as gold.
More precipitously over the same period, accredited cytotechnology programs dropped 54 per cent, from 102 to 47, and medical laboratory technician certificate programs dropped 70 per cent, from 153 to 46.
Also at the Senate hearings, the American Society for Cytotechnology extended its support for immediate regulatory action by both the Government and professional organizations.
The LSG has hired cytotechnologists with extensive experience in both hands-on cytology and in the supervision of cytotechnology teams.
Ercolano observes that states will be required to have PT program leaders trained and experienced in cytotechnology, a factor that could mean shortages of qualified personnel.