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Immunotec Announces Grant of Options

VAUDREUIL-DORION, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Feb 12, 2013) - Immunotec Inc. (TSX VENTURE:IMM), a Canadian based company and a leader in the wellness industry (the "Company"), today announced that pursuant to the Immunotec Stock Option Plan, 5 directors, 16 officers and employees and 1 consultant were granted options entitling them to acquire up to an aggregate of 920,000 common shares of the Corporation (the "Shares"). 

The exercise price of such options was established at $0.30, since the Board of Directors believed that the Corporation''s shares, which were trading at $0.19 on the trading day before the grant, were undervalued. These options will vest over a three-year period, with one-third (1/3) which will vest on each of the first, second and third anniversaries of the date of the grant. Each option is exercisable, once vested, for a period of five years from the date of the grant.

About Immunotec Inc.

Immunotec is a world class business opportunity supported by unique scientifically proven products that improve wellness. Headquartered with manufacturing facilities near Montreal, Canada, the Company also has distribution capacities to support its commercial activities in Canada and internationally to the United States, Europe, Mexico and the Caribbean.

The Company files its consolidated financial statements, its management and discussion analysis report, its press releases and such other required documents on the SEDAR database at www.sedar.com and on the Company''s website at www.immunotec.com. The common shares of the Company are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the ticker symbol IMM.

CAUTION REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: Certain statements contained in this news release are forward-looking and are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, known and unknown. For information identifying known risks and uncertainties and other important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements, please refer to the heading Risks and Uncertainties in Immunotec''s most recent Management''s Discussion and Analysis, which can be found at www.sedar.com. Consequently, actual results may differ materially from the anticipated results expressed in these forward-looking statements.