DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
NETWORK CONTRACTING OFFICE (NCO) 16
REQUEST FOR INFORMATION
Central Arkansas Veterans HealthCare System has a requirement services/supplies for cost per reportable reagents and supplies for EIA and Fluorescent Testing (EVOLIS and PhD LX) for the period of performance for October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021 located at 2200 Fort Roots Drive North Little Rock AR 72114.
The intent of this Request for Information is to establish sources to define the procurement strategy (e.g set-aside, sole source, unrestricted) for a solicitation that VA intends to post in the near future. Interested contractors are requested to respond in accordance with the following:
Please respond to this RFI if you can provide services for cost per reportable reagents and supplies for EIA and fluorescent testing (EVOLIS and PhD LX) for the period of performance for October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021. In the response please cite your social economic status.
If you have an existing GSA or VA, Federal Supply Schedule contract, please include the contract details in your response.
Please respond to this RFI if you can provide supplies that can be determined EQUIVALENT to the products listed in the table in the background section above. Please provide details on the proposed EQUIVALENT products such as Manufacturer Name, Part Number, and Description.
a. If you have an existing GSA or VA, Federal Supply Schedule contract, please include the contract details in your response.
b. Please note that VA is particularly interested in determining the availability of Small Business Manufacturers. Please provide your social economic profile for review when responding to this RFI.
CONTACT INFORMATION AND RESPONSE DUE DATE:
Please email all responses to email@example.com. Please respond to this RFI no later than September 7, 2020 at 10:00 AM (CT).
DISCLAIMER: This RFI is issued solely for informational and planning purposes and does not constitute a solicitation. Responses to this notice are not offers and cannot be accepted by the Department of Veterans Affairs to form a binding contract. Respondents are solely responsible for all expenses associated with responding to this RFI.
CAVHS (Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System) is requesting reagents and consumables for the use on government leased equipment. Both the EVOLIS and the PhD analyzers are currently leased analyzers. The following tests and consumables are required:
BioRad EVOLIS 89700J Microplate Processor (Included with Reagent Usage)
BioRad EIA Measles IgG Kit 96 Test, 25181
BioRad EIA Mumps IgG Kit 96 Test, 25182
BioRad EIA VZV IgG Kit 96 Test, 25180
BioRad Syphilis IgG EIA 96 Test Kit, 25029
BioRad Microcide cleaning concentrate, 25099-No Charge
BioRad Vial microtube 2 mL 500/bag, 25221B
BioRad Stop Solution 15 mL, 220SM
BioRad Stop Solution, 25260
BioRad EVOLIS Tips 960 tips. 25098
BioRad EVOLIs Pipette Tips 960 Kit, 25097
BioRad Tween 20 100 mL, 25116
BioRad EVOLIS V-Vial Caps, 4025820
BioRad V-Vial Reagent Containers, 4025900
BioRad Evolis Performance Evaluation Kit, 89897-No Charge
BioRad CAPTIA Wash/buffer 100 mL, 32584
BioRad Clear Reagent Bottle 30 mL 426-0220
BioRad Rubella IgG Kit EIA 96 Test, 25173
Barcode Kit BioRad Measles, 25201
Barcode Kit BioRad Mumps, 25202
Barcode Kit BioRad Rubella, 25193
Barcode Kit BioRad VZV, 25200
BioRad CAPTIA Syphilis Barcode Kit, 31134
BioRad EVOLIS Null Strips, 0900-05
The reagents for this order are to be used in the running of multiple diagnostic immunology tests. Many are high volume and performed for VISN 16 patients as well as those at CAVHS.
PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE
FY21 – 10/1/2020 9/30/2021
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