Reference Number: 22018083
Request ID:
Date First Offered10/23/2009
Title:H1N1 Influenza Qiagen Pyrosequencing System

Agency Reference Number:47245
Agency:DPH - Public Health
Purchasing Agency:DPH - Public Health
Purchasing Agency SPO:Gary Robinson

Status: Closed


Description and Specifications:
This is notice of the Illinois Department of Public Health's emergency procurement of equipment as part of an overall strategy to determine what influenza strains are present in Illinois, to obtain information on the number of cases of the different strains, and to determine what shifts in genetic makeup of the strains is occuring, which will determine the appropriate treatment.

Key Information

Notice Type:Emergency Procurement

Notice Expiration Date:11/06/2009
Emergency Justification:The number of cases of influenza is increasing now, and is expected to increase dramatically within the next few weeks and months. The State relies upon the Department of Public Health for information on influenza based in large part on laboratory information, which will require testing of thousands of specimens. The health and welfare of Illinois citizens depends upon the information that these instruments can provide.

This equipment is part of several types of equipment necessary to prepare specimens, detect influenza strains, and to determine changes in those strains. The selection of instrument brands and models is based on CDC and FDA protocols which were developed only recently on these brands and models. They were selected for high throughput. Others have not yet been validated.
Accordance with Admin Rule:Danger to public health/safety

Professional & Artistic:No
Small Business Set-Aside:No

Does this solicitation contain a BEP or DBE requirement?:No

Does this solicitation contain a Veteran requirement?:

Relevant Category:Health and Medical Services

Total Amount of Award:$109,794.25 (Total Dollar Value Only/Includes Any Renewal Options)
Estimated/Actual Value Description:actual
Length of Initial Term:1
Contract Begin Date:10/23/2009
Contract End Date:11/23/2009
Renewal Terms:0


Number of Responding Bidders:1
Number of Unsuccessful Bidders:0
Total Number Awarded:1

Listing of All Bidders/Offerors Considered But Not Selected:
Source Selection:N/A

Vendor(s) Selected for Award
Vendor NameAmount of Award BEP Goal % DBE Goal %
Qiagen, Inc. $109,794.25

Notice Contact
Name: Gary Robinson
Street Address:535 W. Jefferson
Zip Code:62761
Phone: 217-785-2033
Fax Number:217-785-2038

Class Code

Class Codes:3072 Laboratory Equipment: General Analytical & Research
3074 Laboratory Equipment: Biochemistry; Etc.


NIGP Commodity/Service Code:


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