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Oxford Immunotec to Present at the 2015 Leerink Global Healthcare Conference

OXFORD, United Kingdom and MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oxford Immunotec Global PLC (Nasdaq:OXFD), a global, commercial-stage diagnostics company focused on developing and commercializing proprietary tests for the management of immune-regulated conditions, today announced that Peter Wrighton-Smith Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, and Rick Altieri, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the 2015 Leerink Global Healthcare Conference at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, New York on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 2:40 pm ET.

About Oxford Immunotec

Oxford Immunotec Global PLC is a global, commercial-stage diagnostics company focused on developing and commercializing proprietary tests for the management of immune-regulated conditions. The Company's initial product is the T-SPOT®.TB test, which is used to test for latent 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 T-SPOT.TB test utilizes the proprietary T-SPOT technology platform that measures the responses of specific immune cells, known as T cells, to inform the diagnosis, prognosis and monitoring of patients with immunologically controlled diseases. The Company has an additional six products based on either T-SPOT or innate immunity technology platforms in various stages of development. The two most advanced products are focused on the transplantation market and test for CMV infection and organ rejection. The Company is headquartered near Oxford, UK and in Marlborough, MA. Additional information can be found at www.oxfordimmunotec.com.

T-SPOT and the Oxford Immunotec logo are trademarks of Oxford Immunotec Ltd.

CONTACTS:

For Media Inquiries:
Caroline Crawley
Oxford Immunotec
Tel: +44 1235 442796
ccrawley@oxfordimmunotec.com

For Investor Inquiries:
Rick Altieri
Chief Financial Officer,
Oxford Immunotec
Tel: +1 (508) 573-9953
raltieri@oxfordimmunotec.com

Mark Klausner
Westwicke Partners
Tel: +1 (443) 213-0500
oxfordimmunotec@westwicke.com

Source: Oxford Immunotec