Pathologists determine a patient’s illness by examining samples of bodily fluids (ex: blood) and tissues (ex: skin).
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Welcome to your first day on the job! Watch this video to see what a day in the life of a Pathologist is like.
There are many different fluids and tissues in your body, and thus many different types of pathologists! Watch this video to learn about a few types of pathologists:
Now try it!
Imagine you are a pathologist…
Janie arrives at the doctor’s office with symptoms of coronavirus. Based on what you learned in the video and on this page, what pathology sample would you take? Why?
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