W--VCB Hematology CPRR - Notice of Intent

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
State: Texas
Type of Government: Federal
FSC Category:
  • W - Lease or Rental of Equipment
NAICS Category:
  • 334516 - Analytical Laboratory Instrument Manufacturing
Posted Date: May 13, 2019
Due Date:
Solicitation No: 36C25719Q0752
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Opportunity History
  • Original Synopsis
    May 13, 2019
    12:26 pm
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
Special Notice
Synopsis :
Added: May 13, 2019 12:26 pm
Special Notice Notice of Intent

The Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Network Contracting Office 17, intends to solicit the following hematology Cost-Per-Test (CPT) program on GSA Advantage (eBuy), SIN 66 III, Category 605-2A (Clinical Hematology Analyzers), consisting of the following items and services:

0001: Equipment Rental, Training and Maintenance Services (Costs of Services may be Included in the Reagents in the CPT Program), Unit of Issue: MO, Qty.: 12

0001 AA: Equipment Rental/Lease, Hematology Analyzer; Operation/Service Location: Harlingen Health Care Center, Harlingen, TX 78550, Quantity: 2

0001 AB: Equipment Rental/Lease, Hematology Analyzer; Operation/Service Location: McAllen Outpatient Clinic, McAllen, TX 78503, Quantity: 1

0001 AC: Equipment Rental/Lease, Hematology Analyzer; Operation/Service Location: Corpus Christi Specialty Clinic, Corpus Christi, TX 78405, Quantity: 1

0001 AD: Training: Contractor shall conduct on-site training

0001 AE: Equipment Maintenance Services; Standard Services Include 24/7 Telephone Support, On-site Maintenance Services (Monday thru Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM), Annual Preventative Maintenance Service, Parts, Labor & Travel and Software Upgrades.

0002: CPT; Reagents and Consumable Supplies, Quantity: (Estimated Annual CPT [complete blood counts] Harlingen: 20,592, McAllen: 17,160, Corpus Christi: 15,860)

Options: (Line Items 0001 0002), Period of Performance: YR, Quantity: Four (4)

The analyzers must meet the following criteria:

Must have the ability to use direct primary tube sampling/cap piercing, and automatic start-up

Must include table or cabinet to set the instrument on

Analyzers must have fully automated rerun/reflex setting

Analyzers must be compatible with Data Innovations software

Analyzers must have the ability to provide automated monitoring of reagent levels

Analyzers must have the capability to provide monthly Levey-Jenkins graphs

Analyzers must have bidirectional capability to interface to Vista through Data Innovations

This notice is not to be considered a request for quotations or proposals. No contract will be awarded on the basis of offers received in response to this notice; however, all responsible sources may submit a capability statement, proposal or quotation, which shall be considered by the agency. Proposals or offers received will be used to determine if a comparable source is available and more advantageous to the government. If no affirmative written response is received within 5 days from the publication of this notice, the GSA eBuy solicitation will be posted without any further notice.

Notice: the POC for this notice does not have a Federal Business Opportunities registration account. The POC does not have any visibility to the Interested Vendors List tab within the notice. DO NOT respond in the Interested Vendors List tab; interested firms must respond directly to the POC email address listed in the notice for consideration.


This RFI is issued solely for information and planning purposes only and does not constitute a solicitation. All information received in response to this RFI that is marked as proprietary will be handled accordingly. In accordance with FAR 15.201(e), responses to this notice are not offers and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract. Responders are solely responsible for all expenses associated with responding to this RFI.
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Posted Date:
May 13, 2019
Description: 36C25719Q0752 36C25719Q0752_2.docx
Contracting Office Address :
Department of Veterans Affairs;Network Contracting Office 17;7201 W. Interstate 40, Ste. 100;Amarillo, TX 79106
Point of Contact(s) :
Vance Farrell
Network Contracting Office 17

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General Information
Notice Type:
Special Notice
Posted Date:
May 13, 2019
Response Date:
Archiving Policy:
Automatic, on specified date
Archive Date:
May 29, 2019
Original Set Aside:
Set Aside:
Classification Code:
W -- Lease or Rental of equipment
334 -- Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing/334516 -- Analytical Laboratory Instrument Manufacturing

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