NIH GUIDE, Volume 23, Number 43, December 9, 1994


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  Biological Resources 

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, National

Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has a

requirement for the maintenance and supply of vectors and mammals

with Schistosoma mansoni, S. hematobium, and S. japonicum.  The

offeror must have the capabilities and facilities to maintain all of

the life-cycles of Schistosoma mansoni, Schistosoma hematobium and

Schistosoma japonicum, and to distribute the infected mammals and

infected or uninfected vectors to qualified investigators and to

rapidly deliver parasite materials to the NIAID intramural

laboratories.  Stock supplies of snails and parasites may be provided

by the Government.  Any contract awarded will be subject to DHHS

regulations regarding the animal welfare assurance in research.  It

is expected that this NIAID sponsored project will have a seven-year

period of performance.  A cost-reimbursement type contract is

anticipated.  One contract may be awarded as a result of this

solicitation.  The issuance of this Request for Proposal (RFP) will

be on or about December 1, 1994, with a closing date of February 1,



To receive a copy of the RFP, provide this office with two self-

addressed mailing labels.  Any responsible offeror may submit a

proposal for consideration by the Government.  Interested

organizations should request either a streamlined version or full RFP

package.  If no selection is made, a streamlined version of the RFP

will be provided, which includes only the Statement of Work,

deliverable and reporting requirements, special requirements, and

mandatory qualifications, if any, and the Technical Evaluation

Criteria.  After examination of the abbreviated document, any

organization interested in responding to the RFP must request the

entire package in writing or by FAX request.  This advertisement does

not commit the Government to award a contract.  Telephone inquiries

will not be honored and all inquiries must be in writing and

addressed to:

Dawn Kotzen

Contract Management Branch

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Solar Building, Room 3C07

6003 Executive Boulevard MSC 7610

Bethesda, MD  20892-7610

FAX:  (301) 480-5253


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