Oxford Immunotec Announces Preliminary Revenue for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017
OXFORD, United Kingdom and MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oxford Immunotec Global PLC (Nasdaq:OXFD), a global, high-growth diagnostics company, today announced that based on preliminary unaudited financial data, the Company expects revenue for the fourth quarter of 2017 will be between $24.9 and $25.4 million. For the full year 2017, the Company expects revenue of between $103.0 and $103.5 million. These preliminary results are subject to completion of the Company's audit and other financial and accounting procedures. The Company's previously communicated revenue outlook was between $25.4 and $26.4 million for the fourth quarter of 2017 and between $103.5 and $104.5 million for the full year 2017.
The Company plans to release complete financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and full year 2017 prior to market open on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. At this time, the Company also anticipates providing 2018 financial guidance.
Oxford Immunotec is scheduled to present at the 36th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Thursday, January 11, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. PST (2:00 p.m. EST). 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. A webcast replay will be available approximately 24 hours after the live presentation and will be archived on the website for approximately 90 days.
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 these 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 Company's fourth product line is focused on the transplantation market. 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.
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