65--Cytologic Processing Lab Supplies

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
State: Pennsylvania
Level of Government: Federal
Category:
  • 65 - Medical, Dental, and Veterinary Equipment and Supplies
Opps ID: NBD00159912236449460
Posted Date: Oct 5, 2017
Due Date: Oct 9, 2017
Solicitation No: 36C24418Q0013
Source: Members Only
Solicitation Number :
36C24418Q0013
Notice Type :
Sources Sought
Synopsis :
Added: Oct 05, 2017 11:24 am
The Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, NCO 4 Network Contracting Office, on behalf of VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (VAPHS) Pittsburgh, PA, is conducting market research through this sources sought notice to seek sources to identify potential experienced businesses that are capable of meeting the requirements per the Statement of Work (SOW) below. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code for this acquisition is 325413.

Disclaimer and Important Notes: This Sources Sought Notice is for market research purposes only and does not constitute a Request for Proposal/Quotation; and, it is not considered to be a commitment by the Government to award a contract nor will the Government pay for any information provided; no basis for claim against the Government shall arise as a result from a response to this Sources Sought Notice or Government use of any information provided. Failure to submit information in sufficient detail may result in considering a company as not a viable source and may influence competition and set-aside decisions. Regardless of the information obtained from this Sources Sought Notice, the Government reserves the right to consider any arrangement as deemed appropriated for this requirement.

Respondents are advised that the Government is under no obligation to acknowledge receipt of the information received or provide feedback to respondents with respect to any information submitted. No proprietary, classified, confidential, or sensitive information should be included in your response to this Sources Sought Notice. The Government reserves the right to use any information provided by respondents for any purpose deemed necessary and legally appropriate, including using technical information provided by respondents in any resultant solicitation.

At this time no solicitation exists; therefore, do not request a copy of the solicitation. After a review of the responses received, a pre-solicitation notice and solicitation may be published on Federal Business Opportunities FedBizOpps website. It is the potential offeror's responsibility to monitor FedBizOpps for release of any future solicitation that may result from this Sources Sought Notice. However, responses to this Sources Sought Notice will not be considered adequate responses to any resultant solicitation.

Pursuant to FAR Part 10 (Market Research), the purpose of this notice is to: (1) determine if sources capable of satisfying the agency's requirements exists, (2) determine if commercial items suitable to meet the agency's needs are available or could be modified to meet the agency's requirements, and (3) determine the commercial practices of company's engaged in providing the needed service or supply. Pursuant to FAR Part 6 and FAR Part 19, competition and set-aside decisions may be based on the results of this market research. This notice in no way obligates the Government to any further action.

SAM: Interested parties must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) and will be verified using https://www.sam.gov

Submission of Information: Companies having capabilities necessary to meet or exceed the stated requirements are invited to provide information to contribute to this market survey/sources sought notice including commercial market information and company information. Companies may respond to this Sources Sought Notice via e-mail to tony.cuzzola@va.gov no later than October 9, 2017 at 5 PM, Eastern Time with the following information:

Name of Company:

Socio-Economic Category (SDVOSB, VOSB, etc.):

Street Address, City, State and Zip Code:

DUNS Number:

Point of Contact Name:

Point of Contact Phone Number:

Point of Contact E-mail Address:

STATEMENT OF WORK (SOW)

HOLOGIC THIN PREP 2000 SUPPLIES

1. Title. Hologic ThinPrep 2000 SuppliesA

2. Scope.

This contract will include the cost of supplies associated with performing automated Gynecologic and Urologic Cytology testing. The contract is a Government Cost per Test schedule and permits reagents, consumables, and buffers to be ordered as needed directly by the laboratory.

For the use of purchased reagents and disposables the contract provides all of the required hardware to perform the necessary methodologies.

This contract is specifically for the use of the Pittsburgh VA Medical Center Cytology section.

The Histology Supervisor and Cytotechnologist will be the individuals able to place orders against this contract.

The vendor will deliver items to VAPHS University Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15240 receiving dock.

3. Specific Tasks.

Requirement is necessary consumables required to perform automated Pap smear preparation for use in screening of atypical cells, cervical cancer, or precursor lesions. These items will be permitted to be ordered as needed by the Pittsburgh VA.

4. Task 1 Technical and Field Service

None.

5. Task 2 Kit Configurations

To maximize sample processing efficiency it is required that the vendor provide the ability for the ordering institution to obtain kit configurations that include 100 and 500 test/kits.

Deliverables: The following routine consumables are ordered as needed. However, there may be additional items that are not routine that may be required to be replaced. These will be ordered as needed and costs will go towards the assigned PO#. Some of the items not listed permit different numbers of samples to be performed at one time. Those items may be added as needed to permit increased efficiency of sample processing.

Products:

PreservCyt Solution Vials, 32 oz Bottles

Filter, Cytology, Thin Prep, Blu, NON-GYN

Reagent Preservcyt 20 ml solution (50 ml tube)

Cytology Collection Cups

Thin Prep PAP Test Lab Kit

Thin Prep Slides, NON-GYN



6. Performance Monitoring

It will be the responsibility of the Pittsburgh VA Medical center Cytology Supervisor/designee to monitor all delivery issues with the vendor. Timely delivery of supplies Mon-Fri, will be evaluated and compared to the terms of the contract.

7. Security Requirements

This is an acquisition or purchase of commodities, goods (e.g. equipment or software), and technical/field service support to maintain the analyzers. VA sensitive information is not involved in the course of these procedures (see Appendix A).

8. Government-Furnished Equipment (GFE)/Government-Furnished Information (GFI).

No GFE or GFI will be needed in any capacity.

It is the policy of the Pittsburgh VA Medical Center Cytology laboratory to encourage and actively solicit competitive bids from all vendors competing for similar business.

a. Identification of Possible Follow-on Work.

Not Applicable

b. Identification of Potential Conflicts of Interest (COI).

Not applicable.

c. Identification of Non-Disclosure Requirements.

This is an acquisition or purchase of commodities in which VA sensitive information is not involved in the course of these procedures.

d. Packaging, Packing and Shipping Instructions.

There is no special packaging and shipping instructions required. All items are shipped as per the vendor s specifications to ensure quality of products and goods.

e. Inspection and Acceptance Criteria.

All received products and goods are examined for quality and acceptability without exception. Acceptable products are signed for by the laboratory.

9. Risk Control

No additional risk will be undertaken by the laboratory as compared to any other vendor or method.

10. Place of Performance.

The supplies will be located in room 2NE112 (Cytology laboratory).

Shipping and Handling are included in this contract.

11. Period of Performance

This contract will be valid for a 1 base year time period and 4 option years.

The base period of this contract should reflect 11-1-17 through 10-31-18.

12. Delivery Schedule.

All vendor shipped items will be delivered in a vendor determined format.

The items will be delivered according to the following schedule with the option to move up delivery dates if shortages occur:

70205-001 1 FILTER, CYTOLOGY, THIN

PREP,BLU,NON-GYN

DELIVERY SCHEDULE

5 BOXES DELIVERED 2nd FRIDAY OF NOVEMBER

5 BOXES DELIVERED 2nd FRIDAY OF JANUARY

5 BOXES DELIVERED 2nd FRIDAY OF APRIL

5 BOXES DELIVERED 2nd FRIDAY OF JULY

(02)36004 2 REAGENT, CYTOLOGY, PRESERVATIVE,

CYTOLYTE, 32oz,SOLN,BOTTLE

DELIVERY SCHEDULE

5 BOXES DELIVERED 2nd FRIDAY OF NOVEMBER

5 BOXES DELIVERED 2nd FRIDAY OF JANUARY

5 BOXES DELIVERED 2nd FRIDAY OF APRIL

5 BOXES DELIVERED 2nd FRIDAY OF JULY

(02)34005 3 REAGENT, PERSERVCYT, 20ml SOLUTION

IN 50ml TUBE, 50 TEST/VIAL

DELIVERY SCHEDULE

10 BOXES DELIVERED 2nd FRIDAY OF NOVEMBER

10 BOXES DELIVERED 2nd FRIDAY OF JANUARY

10 BOXES DELIVERED 2nd FRIDAY OF APRIL

10 BOXES DELIVERED 2nd FRIDAY OF JULY

0236050 4 CYTOLYT COLLECTION CUPS

DELIVERY SCHEDULE

4 BOXES DELIVERED 2nd FRIDAY OF NOVEMBER

4 BOXES DELIVERED 2nd FRIDAY OF JANUARY

4 BOXES DELIVERED 2nd FRIDAY OF APRIL

4 BOXES DELIVERED 2nd FRIDAY OF JULY

70137-001 5 THIN PREP PAP TEST LAB KIT

DELIVERY SCHEDULE

1 CASE DELIVERED 2nd FRIDAY OF JANUARY

1 CASE DELIVERED 2nd FRIDAY OF MAY

1 CASE DELIVERED 2nd FRIDAY OF JULY

1 CASE DELIVERED 2nd FRIDAY OF SEPTEMBER

70372-001 6 THINPREP SLIDES, NON-GYN

DELIVERY SCHEDULE

1 CASE DELIVERED 2nd FRIDAY OF NOVEMBER

1 CASE DELIVERED 2nd FRIDAY OF JANUARY

1 CASE DELIVERED 2nd FRIDAY OF APRIL

1 CASE DELIVERED 2nd FRIDAY OF JULY
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Contracting Office Address :
Department of Veterans Affairs;Network Contracting Office 4
Place of Performance :
Department of Veterans Affairs;VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System;University Drive;Pittsburgh, PA
15240
USA
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