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Newborn And Prenatal Screening (NAPS) Laboratory Services

Informal Solicitation(IS) for Application


The California Department of Public Health, Genetic Disease Screening Program is soliciting applications from eligible laboratories to establish and administer Prenatal and Newborn Screening laboratory services.  These laboratories are called Newborn and Prenatal Screening (NAPS) Laboratories.

GDSP has designed the Contractor programs to assure timely and accurate testing.  NAPS laboratories provide seven-day-a-week operation including holidays with on-site Contractor supervisors.


    this Informal Solicitation  Closed on March 10th, 2014 


Newborn and Prenatal Naps Labs IS (PDF)  Opens A New Browser Window

Background and Information  

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Letter of Intent to Bid [Exibit J] (Auto Form) Opens A New Browser Window

IS Questions-Submission Form (Auto Form)  Opens A New Browser Window

IS Questions and Responses (Excel)  Opens A New Browser Window  Posted February 4, 2014


NAPS Laboratories Informal Solicitation Important Dates

  • January 15, 2014 -- IS Released
  • January 24, 2014 -- Initial Contact Information Due
  • January 31, 2014 -- Last Day IS Questions are Accepted
  • February 3, 2014 -- IS Questions and Answers Released
  • March 10, 2014 -- Application Due Date
  • April 15, 2014 -- Notification of Intent to Award 

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