Oxford Immunotec to Present at the 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

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OXFORD, United Kingdom and MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oxford Immunotec Global PLC (Nasdaq:OXFD) today announced that Peter Wrighton-Smith Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, and Rick Altieri, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, California on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 12:30 pm PT.

A live webcast of the presentation will be available online from the investor relations page of the Company's corporate website at www.oxfordimmunotec.com. After the live webcast, the presentation will remain available on the website for 90 days.

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About Oxford Immunotec

Oxford Immunotec Global PLC is a global, commercial-stage diagnostics company committed to improving patient care by providing advanced, innovative tests in the field of immunology. The proprietary T-SPOT technology platform measures the responses of specific immune cells, known as T cells, to inform the diagnosis, prognosis and monitoring of patients with immunologically controlled diseases. T cells are a central component of the human body's immune system, and are implicated in the control and progression of many medical conditions, including certain types of infectious diseases, cancers and autoimmune diseases. The Company's lead product developed using the T-SPOT technology platform 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, in Europe, where it has obtained a CE mark, as well as Japan and China. The Company is headquartered near Oxford, UK and in Marlborough, MA.

Additional information can be found at www.oxfordimmunotec.com.

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) 481-4648
raltieri@oxfordimmunotec.com
        
Mark Klausner
Westwicke Partners
Tel: +1 (443) 213-0500
oxfordimmunotec@westwicke.com

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