University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Vendor: LifeSource Blood Services, Glenview, IL
Amount: An estimated $190,725
An estimated start date of 7/20/2008 through 6/30/2009, 12 months
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, July 3, 2008
The University awarded a contract for Viral marker and enzyme immunoassay testing to LifeSource Blood Services, Glenview, IL, for an estimated $190,725.
These required tests are mandated by the FDA and will be performed on donor samples prior to release of blood components for transfusion to patients at the UIC Medical Center. The tests include enzyme immunoassay, ANTI-HIV 1/2, ANTI-HTLV 1/2, HIVAG (P24), HBSAG, ANTI-HBC, ANTI-HCV, HIV NAT, WNV NAT and other miscellaneous testing as mandated.
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the
compatibility of equipment, accessories, replacement parts, or service is a paramount consideration.
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