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Oxford Immunotec Announces National Reimbursement for the T-SPOT®.TB Test in France

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OXFORD, United Kingdom and MARLBOROUGH, Mass., June 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oxford Immunotec Global PLC (Nasdaq:OXFD), a global, high-growth diagnostics company focused on developing and commercializing proprietary tests for the management of underserved immune-regulated conditions, today announced a decision from the French Ministry of Health and Social Affairs to reimburse interferon gamma release assays, or IGRAs, for latent TB screening in at risk patient populations.

Upon implementation of the new reimbursement codes, which is expected in the next 21 days, the French Ministry of Health and Social Affairs will provide reimbursement for the T-SPOT. TB  test at a rate of approximately 60 Euros per test.

About Oxford Immunotec

Oxford Immunotec Global PLC is a global, high-growth diagnostics company focused on developing and commercializing proprietary tests for the management of underserved immune-regulated conditions.  The Company's first product is the T-SPOT. TB  test, which is used to test for tuberculosis infection.  The T-SPOT. TB  test has been approved for sale in over 50 countries, including the United States, where it has received pre-market approval from the Food and Drug Administration, Europe, where it has obtained a CE mark, as well as Japan and China.  The Company's second product line is a range of assays for tick-borne diseases, such as Lyme disease, obtained through the acquisitions of Imugen and Immunetics.  Also obtained through the acquisitions is the Company's third product line focused on screening for Babesia in donated blood, for which the Company is currently seeking FDA licensure.  The T-SPOT. CMV  test and the T-SPOT. PRT  test are pipeline products as part of the Company's fourth intended product line focused on the transplantation market.  In addition to these four product lines, the Company has additional active development programs in other immune-regulated conditions.  The Company is headquartered near Oxford, U.K. and in Marlborough, Mass.  Additional information can be found at www.oxfordimmunotec.com.

T-SPOT and the Oxford Immunotec logo are trademarks of Oxford Immunotec Ltd.  Immunetics is a trademark of Immunetics, Inc.

CONTACTS:

For Media and Investor Inquiries:  
Karen Koski
Head of Strategy and Investor Relations
Oxford Immunotec
Tel: +1 (508) 556-1377
kkoski@oxfordimmunotec.com

Mark Klausner
Westwicke Partners
Tel: +1 (443) 213-0501
oxfordimmunotec@westwicke.com




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