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Implemented expense reductions including headcount during the second quarter
LEXINGTON, Mass., July 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- T2 Biosystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTOO), a leader in the rapid detection of sepsis-causing pathogens and antibiotic resistance genes, today announced preliminary unaudited financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2022.
Preliminary unaudited second quarter 2022 total revenue is expected to be $5.8 to $6.1 million, including product revenue of $2.5 to $2.7 million and research revenue of $3.3 to $3.4 million.
Executed contracts for 12 T2Dx® Instruments during the second quarter of 2022, consisting of 6 in the U.S. and 6 outside the U.S.
Implemented expense reductions on June 1, 2022, reducing the workforce by eliminating 34 existing and 20 planned positions, and decreasing operating expenses by approximately 20%.
Raised $4.6 million of net proceeds from the sale of 25.9 million shares through the ATM facility during the second quarter of 2022.
Cash and cash equivalent as of June 30, 2022 are expected to be approximately $14.3 million.
Amended Company bylaws to lower the quorum requirement at stockholder meetings from a majority to one-third in voting power of the common stock outstanding.
“We continued to make progress across our three corporate priorities during the second quarter of 2022, which included the execution of 12 T2Dx instrument contracts, an approximate 13% increase in sales of our sepsis test panels compared to the first quarter, the implementation of a significant cost-of-goods reduction initiative for our sepsis test panels, continued progress on the U.S. clinical trials for the T2Resistance® Panel and the T2Biothreat® Panel, and the continued development of our next-generation sepsis products,” stated John Sperzel, Chairman and CEO of T2 Biosystems. “We also took proactive steps during the second quarter to reduce our operating expenses.”
The Company’s second quarter 2022 financial results are preliminary, subject to completion of internal procedures and review by our auditors. Complete second quarter 2022 financial results will be announced in early August.
2022 Financial Outlook
The Company continues to expect full year 2022 total revenue of $28.0 to $31.0 million, including product revenue of $16.0 to $17.0 million and research contribution revenue of $12.0 to $14.0 million. The Company continues to expect to close 60 to 70 T2Dx Instrument contracts in 2022 and COVID-19 revenue to decrease from $9.5 to $3.5 million.
About T2 Biosystems
T2 Biosystems, a leader in the rapid detection of sepsis-causing pathogens and antibiotic resistance genes, 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, T2Bacteria® Panel, T2Candida® Panel, T2Resistance® Panel, and T2SARS-CoV-2™ Panel and are powered by the Company’s proprietary T2 Magnetic Resonance (T2MR®) technology. T2 Biosystems has an active pipeline of future products, including the T2Cauris™ Panel, T2Lyme™ Panel, T2Biothreat Panel, as well as additional products for the detection of bacterial and fungal pathogens and associated antimicrobial resistance markers.
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Philip Trip Taylor, Gilmartin Group