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CLIA Certified Lab - Ames, IA

General Information

Document Type:SRCSGT
Posted Date:Aug 22, 2017
Category: Medical Services
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Administrative Services Division/Contracting, 100 North 6TH Street, Butler Square 5TH Floor, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55403


The National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL), located in Ames, IA is in need of a Firm fixed Priced Indefinite Quantity/Indefinite Delivery Contract to retain a Clinical Lab Improvement Act ( CLIA) Certified medical laboratory that will support the medical surveillance program goals established by the United States Department of Agriculture National Centers for Animal Health. Requirements for Indefinite Quantity ordering: Collect blood and urine samples for Approximately 350 to 450 employees. An off site location for sample collection will also be provided within a 10 - 15 mile radius of the NCAH, and will provide service 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. The laboratory will be CLIA certified and will adhere to all HIPPA standards and requirements. Medical lab personnel will complete CLIA (Clinical Lab Improvement Act) Regulations competency based training and update the training in accordance with the CLIA standards. Medical lab must be able to process samples within 2 hours of collection for any routine labs, and within 2 weeks for labs that need to be sent out for further testing. Any lab work needing to be sent out by the lab for further testing, must be done under strict CLIA regulation, and the HIPPA standard applies. The National Centers for Animal Health (NCAH) Occupational Health and Medical Surveillance program covers the National Animal Disease Center, National Veterinary Services Laboratories, Center for Veterinary Biologics and National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment. The program is designed to minimize personnel health risks when working with hazardous materials, infectious agents, and/or biologics, through medical monitoring and prevention. Interested sources are encouraged send an email with to Contracting Specialist, Kim Yen Tu at kimyen.n.tu@aphis.usda.gov. The Email should include the following information: 1)Name of Company 2)point of contact name and number 3)Address of CLIA Certified Lab 4)DUNS number and SAM registration. Sources sought closing date is on 8/31/2017 at 10am central time. Telephonic inquiries will not be honored. Please email all questions regarding subject item(s) prior to Sources Sought closing date to kimyen.n.tu@aphis.usda.gov. Small Business concerns are encouraged to participate. This is not a request for competitive proposals, but instead a market research method to determine interested sources. The Government will not award a contract based on the information received, nor reimburse participants for the cost of information provided. Information or materials provided is strictly voluntary. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this requirement is 622110 - General Medical and Surgical Hospitals. The Small Business Size Category is $35.5.Mil.

Original Point of Contact

POC Kim Yen Nguyen Tu, Phone: 6123363602

Place of Performance

USDA-APHIS-VS-NVSL, 1920 Dayton Avenue, Ames, Iowa, 50010, United States
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