# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Medical Laboratory Technology II Task 2053576504

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Interpret basic medical laboratory terminology related to molecular diagnostics.


Interpretation should include terminology such as
  • restriction enzymes
  • microarray
  • probe amplification
  • plasmids
  • telomeres.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What gel composition can be used in PCR?
  • What processes are used to analyze STIs?
  • Does a positive molecular test always indicate an active infection? Why, or why not?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Science Events


Medical Spelling


Medical Terminology


Health Professions Events


Biomedical Laboratory Science