Do you think B.Sc in Medical Lab can add any advantage to the society?


B.Sc in Medical lab is a field which is closely related to health profession and it deals with the identification, treatment and prevention of diseases with the help of clinical laboratory tests. These professionals assist the doctors in diagnosing the diseases and thereby providing effective treatment to the patients.

Different roles assigned to B.Sc MLT graduates

The medical technologist after completing B.Sc in Medical lab will be performing various tests by analyzing body fluids, blood typing, chemical analysis, etc. They are entrusted with the role of collecting information, testing, recording and reporting the findings of the tests, which is compared with the required levels to determine the heath condition of the individual.

A B.Sc medical lab degree holder will work in different areas such as:

  • Clinical chemistry
  • Cytotechnology
  • Microbiology
  • Serology
  • Hematology
  • Parasitology
  • Immunology
  • Coagulation
  • Phlebotomy

Performing laboratory tests

Graduates in B.Sc MLT performs different tests that will help doctors to identify the presence of diseases, various other microorganisms such as bacteria, fungus etc. They also perform tests that determine the blood sugar level, cholesterol level, and presence of various other elements in the human body. They are required to perform such test and derive accurate results so that further diagnosis can be done.

Maintaining labs

B.Sc Medical lab graduates are in charge of laboratories in hospitals and other stand alone laboratories. They are responsible for maintaining the lab equipments and to ensure that the laboratory is maintained at ideal conditions. This is required to ensure that the results produced by the test conducted using the equipments are accurate. The graduates are also required to prepare specimens and work on machines which automatically perform various tests on the samples.

Thus the B.Sc medical lab course prepares graduates to undertake the responsibility of diagnosing the diseases and evaluating the health conditions of individuals and reporting them with care so that proper treatment is made available to them by the doctors. Thus they contribute to maintaining the health of the population, which will help in molding a healthy nation. They assume even more importance during the times of epidemics which requires expertise from the part of medical lab professionals to identify the disease as early as possible so that the spreading of the disease can be prevented.

So they play an important role in maintaining the health of each and every individual of the society and play a great role in the society.



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5 Responses to “Do you think B.Sc in Medical Lab can add any advantage to the society?”

  1. 5

    my self shanti, l hae completed my inter , and secured 70percent ,so i wanted to join in bsc mlt but i have dout that .to join in bscmlt does requred any comptetive tests or it is based on emacet ranks ,so by scoring 70 percent in inter just can i join for this course , so plz tell me the requied thins to join in bscmlt .

  2. 4
    kc sharma:

    Doing B.Sc Life science in 2nd yr from DU, what would be better after B.Sc life science to get better job in india and abroad.

  3. 3

    sir,what are the job oportunities for B.Sc M.L.T in various field

  4. 2

    sir, i worked as medical lab.tecch. in reputed hospital for more than 12 years, i was completed DMLT(private) course at 1983 in tamill nadu .
    Now i want study BSc.MLT through correspondence if possible please send details and fees details.

  5. 1

    Dear Sir,

    Pl. give job opportunity scope, further prospects in India
    and abroad. To get a better&respectful plaement how I have
    to move further Now I am studying 1st year Medical Micro-
    Biology from Centre of Health Sciences, Calicut University.
    Please help me by giving proper advise in this matter.