99--Viable Surface and Air Microbiologic Testing Services for USP 797 standards

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
State: Florida
Type of Government: Federal
FSC Category:
  • 99 - Miscellaneous
NAICS Category:
  • 541380 - Testing Laboratories
Set Aside: Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business
Posted Date: Sep 21, 2017
Due Date: Sep 25, 2017
Solicitation No: VA24817Q1738
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Added: Sep 19, 2017 5:42 pm
The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center, located at 7305 N. Military Trail in West Palm Beach, FL 33410-6400, intends to release Solicitation VA248-17-Q-1738 for the purchase of Semi Annual Pharmacy Viable Surface and Air Microbiologic Testing for ISO/USP regulated sterile compounding areas and equipment within the Department of Pharmacy for all Hazardous and Non-hazardous compound medications and Annual Fingertip Testing

The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center 7305 N. Military Trail, Riviera Beach, FL 33410, has a requirement for the contractor to provide monthly inspection and testing, including viable

surface and air microbiologic testing in all ISO-classified areas, including all West Palm Beach Pharmacy Hoods, Clean Rooms, Anterooms, and Pass-Throughs in accordance with the most current CETA Certification Application Guide on USP 797 Viable Environmental Sampling and

Gowning Evaluation. The contractor shall provide semi-annual viable surface and air microbial

testing to include mold and yeast utilizing Malt Extract Agar (MEA) and bacteria using

Trypticase Soy Agar (TSA). If CFU levels measured during viable sampling exceed USP797

threshold levels, the report will at minimum identify genus and, when possible, species of any

microorganism recovered on the monthly report, in addition to the location of the CFU and

specific recommendations for remediation. The contractor will deliver the results of sampling in

detail by sample location, CFU count, genus, and when possible, species in a report which

addresses recommendations for remediation on all positive results. The VA Medical Center West Palm Beach, Florida seeks a USP 797 Clean Room CETA-Certified contractor for improving VA West Palm Beach Pharmacy Services compliance with USP 797 requirements and to provide a second layer of oversight over internal process to meet the needs of the VA in accordance with this requirement.

All other contract details including full specifications will be included in the Request for Quotes, which is to be electronically issued, in commercial item format, in accordance with FAR Part 12 and 13 on or about September 20, 2017. The close date will be on or about September 25, 2017. Any future amendments and other miscellaneous documents will be available electronically for download at the following URL: http://www.fedbizopps.gov.

It is the responsibility of interested parties to monitor this site for the solicitation and amendments, if any. Questions concerning this notice should be directed to David.Guley@va.gov
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Posted Date:
September 19, 2017
Description: VA248-17-Q-1738 VA248-17-Q-1738_1.docx
Description: VA248-17-Q-1738 presol notice-The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center.docx
Solicitation 1
Posted Date:
September 20, 2017
Description: VA248-17-Q-1738 VA248-17-Q-1738.docx
Description: VA248-17-Q-1738 P09- Final SOW as of 09-20-17.docx
Description: VA248-17-Q-1738 WD 15 update as of 9-14-17 15-4573 rev no 3- 7-25-17.pdf
Description: VA248-17-Q-1738 Past Performance Questionnaire Template -solicitations.docx
Contracting Office Address :
Department of Veterans Affairs;West Palm Beach VA Medical Center;7305 North Military Trail;Palm Beach Gardens FL 33410-6400
Point of Contact(s) :
David C. Guley

Contract Specialist

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