T2 Biosystems Announces BARDA Exercise of Contract Option 2B Valued at $4.4 Million
The additional funding will be used to advance the
- T2Biothreat® Panel: a direct-from-blood test panel designed to run on the T2Dx Instrument and simultaneously detect six biothreat pathogens, including: Bacillus anthracis, Francisella tularensis, Burkholderia mallei, Burkholderia pseudomallei, Yersinia pestis, and Rickettsia prowazekii.
- T2Resistance® Panel: a direct-from-blood test panel designed to run on the T2Dx Instrument and simultaneously detect thirteen antibiotic resistance genes from both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacterial pathogens, which are known to cause antibiotic-resistant infections.
- Comprehensive panel for the detection of bloodstream infections and antimicrobial resistance: a direct-from-blood test panel designed to run on our next-generation instrument and detect greater than 95% of all bloodstream infections caused by bacterial and Candida pathogens, as well as antibiotic resistance markers identified as threats by the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in a single test with a time to result of approximately 3 hours.
- Next-generation instrument: a fully automated, random-access, high-throughput instrument designed in parallel with the comprehensive panel for the detection of bloodstream infections and antimicrobial resistance from a single whole blood sample.
"We are pleased to have initiated
This project has been funded in whole or in part with federal funds from the
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Source: T2 Biosystems, Inc.