Government Contract | Maine
Genetic Parentage Testing Services

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000476373

Bid Title: Genetic Parentage Testing Services

Agency Bid No. Title: 201601010

Received Date: 02/08/2016

Close Date: 03/02/2016

Purchase Type: Term:

Delivery Point: Not Stated, Maine

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 02/17/2016 05:00 PM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:.Collection of Specimen a.Collect Specimens at DSER offices in Biddeford, Portland, Lewiston, Augusta, Skowhegan, Rockland, Bangor, Machias, Calais, Houlton and Caribou. b.Collect Specimens at correctional institutions designated by DSER. c.Collect Specimens at all other offices within the Department, at the Departments request. d.Arrange for back-up Specimen collection by the awarded Bidders Specimen collectors and arranged through the awarded Bidders branch offices. 2. Testing of Specimen a. Furnish all supplies required for Specimen collection, identification, packaging and transport. b. Construct a Test Battery best suited to aid in the resolution of each child support Paternity case and which will, at a minimum: 1. Exclude from Paternity more than 99.5% of randomly selected males, i.e. non-fathers; and 2. Provide a Probability of Paternity greater than 99% in Non-exclusionary Cases. The Department requires that the awarded Bidder utilize a Test Battery composed of Multiple Systems (loci) Analysis using Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) of Short Tandem Repeats (STR). c. Upon completion of the testing, ensure that the test results are evaluated by academically and professionally qualified staff members. 3. Ensuring Validity of Test Results a. Utilize industry-approved Chain-of-Custody procedures to ensure the validity of all test results. b. Certify the validity of the Chain-of-Custody.

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Product Code: 95248

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Maine - Department of Health and Human Services

State: Maine

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Tracy Quadro

Phone: 207-624-6983




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