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H1N1 Influenza Qiagen Pyrosequencing System
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DPH - Public Health
DPH - Public Health
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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.
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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.
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Health and Medical Services
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535 W. Jefferson
3072 Laboratory Equipment: General Analytical & Research
3074 Laboratory Equipment: Biochemistry; Etc.
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