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Description:This historic 1965 image depicted a Centers for Disease Control’s laboratory technician as she was conducting a cholesterol determination analysis by manual method.
Determining cholesterol blood levels is still an integral test when performing a blood chemistry analysis, for high cholesterol levels has been linked to heart attack and stroke.

Modern day protocols now call for the laboratorian executing such tasks, to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including safety goggles, gloves, and a face mask.

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Content Providers(s):CDC/ C. Duncan
Creation Date:1966
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.