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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #628IDM

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Wednesday June 30, 2021

Qiagen, LLCGermantown, MD

  • Amount: An estimated $700,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 7/1/2021 through 6/30/2023
  • Renewals: None



1 total
0 BEP vendors
0 VBP vendors
0 Small businesses

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

First published Wednesday, June 30, 2021
The University awarded a contract for reagents and supplies for CMV EBV testing.
Reagents and supplies necessary for running Qiagen's cytomegalovirus (CMV) & Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) testing for Hospital patients on whole blood samples.
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)) CMV testing is performed on transplant patients who are closely monitored. If unable to purchase supplies and testing needs to be sent out it will delay crucial decision making.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Ian Masterton
University of Illinois at Chicago
UIC Purchasing Division
809 South Marshfield Ave., 3rd Floor (M/C 560)
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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  • 628IDMSignedExemptionQiagen.pdf (2 MB)