OXFORD, United Kingdom and MARLBOROUGH, Mass., June 11, 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 the first patient has been enrolled in the REACT study. The REACT study, which focuses on stem cell transplant patients, is the second of two pivotal clinical trials designed to demonstrate the clinical value of Oxford Immunotec's T-SPOT®.CMV test.
"We are happy to announce that the enrollment process is underway, on schedule, for our REACT study," said Dr. Peter Wrighton-Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Oxford Immunotec. "We remain excited about the potential clinical and economic value of our T-SPOT.CMV test."
About the T-SPOT.CMV test
Our T-SPOT.CMV test measures the strength of T cell responses to Cytomegalovirus (CMV) to assess susceptibility to CMV infection. CMV disease is a common and serious complication in both solid organ and stem cell transplantation. Our T-SPOT.CMV test has the potential to assist clinicians with monitoring anti-viral prophylaxis and evaluating patients at risk from CMV disease. The T-SPOT.CMV test leverages Oxford Immunotec's proprietary T-SPOT technology platform.
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 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 T-SPOT.CMV test is the Company's second product and the first in a series of products intended for the transplantation market. The Company has six additional active development programs, each of which leverages our T cell and innate immune measuring technology. The Company is headquartered near Oxford, U.K. and in Marlborough, Mass. Additional information can be found at www.oxfordimmunotec.com.
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