Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

The 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 2018 Medical Laboratory Professionals Week competition and tested their pipetting skills.

Congratulations to individual team members who won Gold, Silver and Bronze medals, and the 3 top teams whose average % CV resulted in a well-deserved celebration.

2018 Pipetting Challenge Champions

PlaceTeam Name% CV
1ARUP Team #10.07
2MPI Research0.08
3ARUP Team #2


Each team member can win an individual Gold, Silver or Bronze medal based on the precision of your delivery. And, the three labs with the lowest average % CV of all their participants will win team prizes. Winners are featured on the Pipetting Challenge web page.

Based on the average % CV for each team, prizes are awarded as follows:

  • 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