Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

Lab Week 2017The Pipetting Challenge, in observance of National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week*, is held annually as a fun way to recognize the importance of clinical laboratory competency and celebrate the professionals involved in this critical science.

We would like to thank all the teams and individual participants who entered the 2017 Medical Laboratory Professionals Week competition and tested their pipetting skills.

Congratulations to individual team members who won Gold, Silver and Bronze medals, and the 4 top teams whose average % CV resulted in a well-deserved celebration.

2017 Pipetting Challenge Champions

PlaceTeam Name% CV
1ARUP Laboratories 0.09
2 (tie)ARUP Laboratories / Haematologic Technologies, Inc. 0.14
3ARUP Laboratories 0.16


Along with Gold, Silver or Bronze medals, the labs with lowest average % CV of all their participants won team the following prizes:

  • Team Gold – $300 gift card
  • Team Silver – $200 gift card
  • Team Bronze – $100 gift card

Training aids for the Challenge

View our 10 Tips To Improve Your Pipetting Technique Video Series as the experts at Artel demonstrate, in detail, how your pipetting technique and the performance of your pipette can be significantly improved.

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*Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (Lab Week) is an event co-sponsored by several organizations including the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) and American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), to honor and celebrate the vital role of clinical laboratory professionals in healthcare. #labweek