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T2 Biosystems Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Results

LEXINGTON, Mass., Jan. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- T2 Biosystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTOO), a leader in the rapid detection of sepsis-causing pathogens, today announced preliminary unaudited financial and operational results for the fourth quarter and full year 2021.

Recent Highlights (unaudited)

  • Achieved full year 2021 total revenue of $27.7 million, including product revenue of $16.7 million, representing an increase of 53% and 43%, respectively compared to the prior year
  • Achieved fourth quarter total revenue of $6.6 million, including fourth quarter product revenue of $4.0 million
  • Executed contracts for 32 T2Dx® Instruments in 2021, including 17 T2Dx® Instrument contracts during the fourth quarter, consisting of 3 from the U.S. and 14 from outside the U.S.
  • Generated full year 2021 U.S. sepsis test panel revenue of $5.1 million, representing growth of 46% compared to the prior year
  • Hired a veteran Chief Commercial Officer and significantly expanded our sales, marketing, clinical and medical affairs teams
  • Initiated clinical trials for the T2Resistance® Panel and T2Biothreat® Panel in December, enabling potential filing of FDA submissions for both products during 2022
  • Expanded commercialization in Asia Pacific and Latin America regions by entering into distributor agreements in Taiwan, Singapore, South Korea, and Mexico
  • Cash, cash equivalents, marketable securities, and restricted cash totaled $33.7 million as of December 31, 2021

“We made considerable progress across the business throughout 2021, including a 53% increase in total revenue, a 43% increase in product revenue, continued improvement in product gross margins, and meaningful advances across our new product pipeline,” stated John Sperzel, Chairman and CEO of T2 Biosystems. “Heading into 2022, we believe we are well-positioned to accelerate product sales growth, including the number of T2Dx® Instruments and the sales of our sepsis test panels.”

The Company’s fourth quarter and full year 2021 financial results are preliminary and are subject to the completion of the Company’s 2021 audit. Complete fourth quarter and full year 2021 financial results will be announced in early March.

About T2 Biosystems
T2 Biosystems, a leader in the rapid detection of sepsis-causing pathogens, is dedicated to improving patient care and reducing the cost of care by helping clinicians effectively treat patients faster than ever before. T2 Biosystems’ products include the T2Dx® Instrument, T2Candida® Panel, the T2Bacteria® Panel, the T2Resistance® Panel, and the T2SARS-CoV-2™ Panel and are powered by the proprietary T2 Magnetic Resonance (T2MR®) technology. T2 Biosystems has an active pipeline of future products, including the T2Cauris™ Panel, and T2Lyme™ Panel, as well as additional products for the detection of bacterial and fungal pathogens and associated antimicrobial resistance markers, and biothreat pathogens.

Forward-Looking Statements
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Media Contact:
Gina Kent, Vault Communications

Investor Contact:
Philip Trip Taylor, Gilmartin Group 

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