Diagnosing discrepancies

Base Info
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. John-Andre Obedoza, 35th Medial Support Squadron NCO in charge of shipping and urinalysis, manually checks a urinalysis sample for any abnormalities at Misawa Air Base, Japan, March 11, 2015. Results of a urinalysis are completed utilizing a urine chemistry analyzer; however, when a discrepancy is identified, it is analyzed manually for confirmation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jose L. Hernandez-Domitilo/Released)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. John-Andre Obedoza, 35th Medial Support Squadron NCO in charge of shipping and urinalysis, manually checks a urinalysis sample for any abnormalities at Misawa Air Base, Japan, March 11, 2015. Results of a urinalysis are completed utilizing a urine chemistry analyzer; however, when a discrepancy is identified, it is analyzed manually for confirmation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jose L. Hernandez-Domitilo/Released)

Diagnosing discrepancies

by: Senior Airman Jose L. Hernandez-Domitilo, 35th Fighter Wing Public Affairs | .
Misawa Air Base | .
published: March 14, 2015

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- Medical lab technicians assigned to the 35th Medical Group laboratory flight are charged with providing accurate diagnostic support to more than 10,000 Airmen, Sailors, Soldiers and their families at Misawa Air Base, Japan. Managing sections like hematology, chemistry, microbiology, urinalysis, and shipping, the technicians provide medical diagnostics on patient health to doctors by identifying any discrepancies in bodily fluid samples. While each section serves a unique purpose in diagnostics, the technicians are all trained and qualified to perform necessary duties.

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