36C24620Q0838 – Sources Sought – 6640–AGAR BLOOD FOR BASE+4 YEAR OPTION

Aug 8, 2020 | Sources Sought

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THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE ONLY. This notice does NOT constitute a request for proposal, request for quote, or invitation for bid. No formal solicitation document exists at this time. We are seeking information for market research purposes only. The Government will not pay for any information solicited.
The VHA Network Contracting Office 6 (NCO 6) is conducting a market survey to find qualified vendors who can provide the following item:
1 AGAR BLOOD 01202                           200   CS  
2 MEDIA,PLATED,MACCONKEY II AGAR,100 X
             10 AND 100 X 15MM,STER          150   CS  
3 PLATES, CHOCOLATE II AGAR                   30   CS  
4 PEA Agar                                    24   CS  
5 MEDIA,PLATED,HE AGAR,100 X 10 AND
             100 X 15MM,STER                  50   PG   
6 PLATES CAMPY                                25   PG   
7 MEDIA,PLATED,THAYER MARTIN SEL
             AGAR,100 X 10 AND 100 X 15MM     15   PG   
8 PLATES HAEM QUAD                            24   PG  
9 MEDIA,PLATED,BLOOD
             AGAR,CDC,MONOPLATE,ANA           48   PG   
10 MEDIA,PLATED,MUELLER HINTON
             AGAR,W/5% SHEEP BLOOD,150 X 15MM    24   PG   
11 MEDIA,PLATED,MUELLER HINTON AGAR
             II,15 X 150MM,STER                 24   PG   
12 QC Organism Remel Enterococcus
             Casselifflavus: ATTC 700327     1   EA 
13 QC Organism Remel Streptococcus
             Thermophilus ATCC 19258        1   PG 
14 QC Organism Remel Enterobacter
             Homaecchei ATTC 700323         1   EA  
            

15 QC Organism Remel Stenotrophomonas
             Maltophilia ATCC 17666          1   EA  
16 QC Organism Remel Staphylococcus
             Aureus ATCC BAA-976             1   EA 
17 QC Organism Remel Streptococcus SP
             Type 2 Group F ATCC 12392      1   EA 
18 QC Organism Remel Streptoccus
             Dysgalactiae Subsp Equisimilis   1   EA 
19 QC Organism Remel Aerococcus
             Viridans ATCC 11563             1   EA 
20 QC Organism Remel Staphylococcus
             Aureus ATCC BAA-977           1   EA 
21 Meropenem Disc Remel                       12   EA  
22 Binaxnow Legionella Controls                4   BX  
23 Binax STRP PNU CNTL                         4   PG  
24 PBRUBA      BRCELA ANA BLODAGR
             OXYPR 10/PK                                  250   PG  
25 MBBK2     BI-PLATE BLOOD AGAR OXYP
             10/PK                                        150   PG  
26 22350784  CHROMAGAR MRSAII PLATE
             100/PK                                         1   PG 
27 R4601505   CAND GLABRAT ATCC MYA
             2950 5PK                                       2   PG 
28 R19138   ENT AEROGENES 13048 10PK           2   PG 
29 R4607085   ESCHERICHIA COLI ATCC
             8739  5PG                                     12   PG  140.7300
If the contractor can provide the above-mentioned units, brand name or an equal to product, the contractor SHALL submit product information for evaluation.

If the contractor can provide the above items, the contractor SHALL provide a letter from the manufacturer stating they are an authorized distributor/licenser of their products. Failure to submit an authorized distributor letter shall result in the product(s) potentially offered to be considered grey market and shall not be considered technically acceptable.

All responses shall be submitted no later than 1300 EST on Tuesday, August 11, 2020. All interested parties should respond in writing, via email, to Amy.Balicat@va.gov. No telephone inquiries will be accepted. In response, please include the following:
Company/individual name,
Address,
Point of contact with phone number
Indicate FSS/GSA contract number or Open Market, as applicable
FSS Category you qualify for
Tax ID number
DUNS number
Capabilities statement
Company Socio-Economic SIZE (example large, small, SDVOSB, VOSB, WOSB etc.)
Sufficient information to demonstrate the ability to provide the required item

If your firm is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned or Veteran-Owned Small Business, you must be CERTIFIED in VetBiz (see internet site: http://vip.vetbiz.gov). The Veteran Administration is required to give priority to SDVOSB and then VOSB concerns if there should be sufficient firms available to compete under a set-aside. If insufficient veteran owned small business responses are received, the acquisition will be set-aside for small business participation if there are sufficient firms available. If insufficient small business responses are received, the action will be advertised for full and open competition.
Please title the subject line for all responses as: Sources Sought Agar Blood: 36C24620Q0838

Locations where deliveries are needed:

Salisbury VAMC
1601 Brenner Ave
Salisbury, NC 28144

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