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University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #310IDM
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Award Info Published Friday December 22, 2017
Awarded to:
Vendor: Hologic, Marlborough, MA
Amount: An estimated $1,125,000
An estimated start date of 1/1/2018 through 12/31/2022
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, December 22, 2017
The University awarded a contract for ThinPrep imager supplies.
Purchase of supplies needed for the operation of the ThinPrep imager in the Pathology Laboratories? Cytology Laboratory.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for medical supplies or medical services necessary for the delivery of care and treatment at medical, dental, or veterinary teaching facilities utilized by SIU or U of I (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b-5)) The ThinPrep is used to test for cervical disease, HPV, and other STIs for our University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System (UIHHSS) patients. There is no other suitable platform; only Hologic?s proprietary supplies can work with the ThinPrep imager.

For additional information, contact:
Ian Masterton
University of Illinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 996-2801
FAX: (312) 996-3135

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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