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T2 Biosystems Announces Presentation on T2Sepsis Solution at AMP 2017


Posted on: 09 Nov 17

LEXINGTON, Mass., Nov. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- T2 Biosystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTOO), an emerging leader in the development of innovative diagnostic products to improve patient health, today announced a workshop presentation on the T2Sepsis Solution™ during the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) 2017 Conference in Salt Lake City, UT on November 15. Attendees are also invited to visit T2 Biosystems at Booth #211 throughout the AMP Conference, where the Company will offer live demonstrations of their diagnostic capabilities.

WORKSHOP PRESENTATION:
TITLE: T2Sepsis Solution: The Impact of Direct from Whole Blood Diagnostics on the Management of Bloodstream Infections
Presenters: Chiagozie Ononye, M.D. of Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine and Tom Lowery, Ph.D. of T2 Biosystems.
Overview: The presenters will discuss the T2Sepsis Solution, a unique approach that combines the standard of care for the management of sepsis patients with T2 Biosystems’ products, including the T2Dx® Instrument and T2Candida® Panel, and the T2Bacteria® Panel, which is available for the research use only (RUO) in the US and commercially available in Europe and other countries that accept the CE Mark. Dr. Lowery will provide an overview of the technology and discuss how the T2Sepsis Solution integrates with the established hospital standard of care for sepsis patients. The session will close with Dr. Ononye sharing her early experience with the T2Bacteria RUO Panel when testing clinical specimens as compared to paired blood culture results.
Time: 9:00–9:50 a.m. MST
Location: Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center, Room 355D

About T2 Biosystems
T2 Biosystems, an emerging leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, is dedicated to saving lives and reducing the cost of healthcare by empowering clinicians to effectively treat patients faster than ever before. T2 Biosystems is focused on addressing critical unmet needs in healthcare starting with sepsis, one of the deadliest and most expensive conditions in hospitals today. The T2Sepsis Solution is a unique approach that combines the standard of care for the management of sepsis patients with T2 Biosystems’ products, including the T2Dx Instrument and T2Candida Panel, and the T2Bacteria Panel, which is commercially available in Europe and other countries that accept the CE Mark and available for research use only in the U.S. Powered by the proprietary T2 Magnetic Resonance technology, or T2MR®, the T2Sepsis Solution is proven to deliver better patient care and greater cost savings. Hospital customer experience has demonstrated faster time to effective treatment, shortened ICU and hospital lengths of stay, reduced use of unnecessary antifungals, and millions of dollars in savings. T2 Biosystems has an active pipeline of future sepsis products including additional species and antibiotic resistance, as well as tests for Lyme disease and hemostasis. For more information, please visit www.t2biosystems.com.

Forward-Looking Statements 
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements contained in this press release that do not relate to matters of historical fact should be considered forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, statements regarding , product pipeline, anticipated product benefits, goals and strategic priorities, product expansion or opportunities, growth expectations or targets and FDA  clearance, as well as statements that include the words “expect,” “intend,” “plan,” “believe,” “project,” “forecast,” “estimate,” “may,” “should,” “anticipate” and similar statements of a future or forward-looking nature. These forward-looking statements are based on management's current expectations. These statements are neither promises nor guarantees, but involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other important factors that may cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, (i) any inability to (a) realize anticipated benefits from commitments, contracts or products; (b) successfully execute strategic priorities; (c) bring products to market; (d) expand product usage or adoption; (e) obtain customer testimonials;  (f) accurately predict growth assumptions; (g) realize anticipated revenues; (h) incur expected levels of operating expenses; or (i) increase the number of high-risk patients at customer facilities; (ii) failure of early data to predict eventual outcomes;  (iii) failure to make or obtain anticipated FDA filings or clearances within expected time frames or at all; or (iv) the factors discussed under Item 1A. "Risk Factors" in the company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016, filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, on March 15, 2017, and other filings the company makes with the SEC from time to time.  These and other important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by the forward-looking statements made in this press release. Any such forward-looking statements represent management's estimates as of the date of this press release. While the company may elect to update such forward-looking statements at some point in the future, unless required by law, it disclaims any obligation to do so, even if subsequent events cause its views to change. Thus, one should not assume that the Company’s silence over time means that actual events are bearing out as expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing the company's views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release.

Company Contact:
Darlene Deptula-Hicks, T2 Biosystems
SVP & Chief Financial Officer
ddeptula@t2biosystems.com
603-553-5803

Media Contact:
Amy Phillips, Feinstein Kean Healthcare
amy.phillips@fkhealth.com
412-327-9499

Investor Contact:
Chris Brinzey, Westwicke Partners
chris.brinzey@westwicke.com
339-970-2843

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Last updated on: 09/11/2017

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