The art of dealing with people and helping them to heal through the performance of multiple diagnostic tests which can serve as a guideline for definite disease diagnosis. Its importance is unmistakable, its contribution consistently significant and its practice detailed and imperative in every community. laboratory techniques and protocols have developed tremendously in both the scientific and medical fields it encompasses and its prevalence and application in society. The implications that the future of the laboratory holds, its ever-expanding influence on both the healthcare and scientific community and the constant need for professionals dedicated to the field of laboratory practices promises a multitude of career options to any potential laboratory trainee.