1. Careers
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Histotechnician - What is a Histotechnician

By

Histology
Ethan Myerson / E+ / Getty Images
Definition: A histotechnician is one of many different types of medical laboratory careers. According to the Amercian Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP), a histotechnician (HT) prepares human body tissue for examination by other laboratory professionals. Histotechnicians have advanced training in detecting abnormal tissue samples.
Also Known As: HT, HTL, histotechnologist

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.