11th March 2014 Content supplied by: Abaxis
Abaxis Wins Contract to Provide Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Services
Abaxis, Inc. has announced that the Department of the Army, Army NAF Contracting has awarded the Company, a contract to provide veterinary diagnostic laboratory services to the Veterinary Services Central Fund (VSCF).
This contract provides point-of-care laboratory diagnostic instruments and reagents, as well as reference laboratory services through Abaxis Veterinary Reference Laboratories (AVRL) to approximately 118 Army veterinary activities within the Continental United States (CONUS) and Outside the Continental United States (OCONUS). The period of performance under this contract is for one year, effective immediately with options for four additional one-year periods with maximum order/quantity limitations of $3 million per year.
Randall Knick, Director of Government Affairs of Abaxis, Inc., commented, "Based on the merit of the Abaxis diagnostic product portfolio, we are very pleased to receive the award from the Department of the Army. Historically, we have had a very strong relationship with all U.S. military branches both on the human and veterinary market. We are excited to standardize all of the 118 veterinary clinics as this will allow for an easier transition and shorter training times for the end users, thus providing better results to their clients. We look forward to continue to support our Armed Forces."
Date Published: 11th March 2014