NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Department of Defense said recently that PerkinElmer Genetics has been awarded a maximum $9.7 million modification exercising the second option year of a one-year base contract with four one-year option periods for newborn screening services. "The modification is a firm-fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, performance-based service contract," according to DoD. May 6, 2014 is the performance completion date. PerkinElmer did not reply to a message seeking additional information.

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