Q301--640-21-1-044-0005 Tissue Cypher Esophagus Assay Services - total value $1,250.000.00
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The VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS) intends to negotiate a sole source contract with Cernostics, Inc. The proposed contract action is for Predictive Bartlett s Esophagus Assay (PBEA) which will identify the probability that a patient will develop esophageal cancer over a 5-year period. The PBEA must be able to be performed on previously collected gastroesophageal biopsies that have either been processed to slides or are still in formalin-fixed, paraffin embedded (FFPE) tissue block form. This sole source action is in accordance with FAR 13.106-1. Only One Responsible Source and No Other Support or Services Will Satisfy Agency Requirements. THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE QUOTES and no competitive solicitation will be issued; however, any firm that believes it can meet these requirements or provide an equal product may give written notification to the contract specialist for consideration. Supporting evidence must be furnished in sufficient detail to demonstrate the ability to comply with the requirements listed above for the requested support/services. Responses are due by June 30, 2021 at 12:00 PM Pacific Standard Time (PST). A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed contract based on responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. Information received will be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement. Responses must be e-mailed to michaela.brown@va,gov. No telephone responses will be accepted. No reimbursement for any costs associated with providing capability statements will be provided by the Government.