Different Types Of Laboratories
Thursday 14th of April 2011 | By: Donna Rankin | Views: 16823 | Comments: 0 | Rating: |
A laboratory is a facility that provides controlled conditions in which scientific research, measurement and experiments are performed. There are different types of Labs to name some Medical Laboratories, Hospital Laboratories, Public Health Laboratories, Computer Laboratories, Film Laboratories and more.
Medical Laboratories: Medical Laboratory is a lab where tests are done on clinical specimens in order to know the health condition of a patient to prevent diseases.
There are three types of Medical Laboratories:
Hospital Laboratories: Hospital Laboratories can be found in hospitals and the technicians perform tests on patients.
Public Health Laboratories: Public Laboratories operate as a first line of defense to protect the public against diseases and other health related issues. Public health laboratories provide environmental and radiological testing, emergency response support, clinical diagnostic testing, disease surveillance, applied research, laboratory training and other essential services to the communities
Purpose of Public Health Laboratories:
Computer Laboratories: A room which contains may networked computers for public usage. These labs are basically found in schools, colleges, libraries, government buildings, community centers.
Film Laboratories: Film laboratories are used by film makers where specialists develop, print and conform film material for film production and distribution.