University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: Genmark Diagnostics, Incorporated, Carlsbad, CA
Amount: An estimated $1,500,000
An estimated start date of 1/15/2019 through 1/14/2024
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday, January 16, 2019
The University awarded a contract for supplies for Genmark E-Sensor platform.
Supplies needed for the operation of the Genmark E-Sensor platform. This is used to perform the Thrombophilia Risk test, Warfarin Sensitivity test, 2C19 Genotyping, and HCV Genotyping to help guide dosing and treatment programs for University of Illinois Hospital patients.
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)) This testing allows the laboratory to give care providers accurate, informative, and quantifiable results on a timely basis so that they can provide the best patient care possible at the University of Illinois Hospital.
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