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Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): December 20, 2017




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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.


On December 20, 2017, Oxford Immunotec Ltd. (“OI Ltd.”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Oxford Immunotec Global PLC (the “Registrant”), entered into a Third Amendment to Distributorship Agreement (the “Amendment”) with Fosun Long March Medical Science Co. Ltd. and Shanghai Xin Chang Medical Device Co. Ltd. (collectively the “Distributors”). The Amendment amends the Distributorship Agreement between the parties dated October 8, 2013, as amended on April 22, 2015 and November 3, 2016, pursuant to which the Distributors purchase T-SPOT®.TB test kits from OI Ltd. for distribution in China (the “Agreement”). The Agreement was originally filed as Exhibit 10.24 of our Registration Statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-191737) on October 15, 2013, as Exhibit 10.1 of our Quarterly Report on Form 10Q on August 4, 2015, and as Exhibit 10.20 of our Annual Report on Form 10K on March 1, 2017. Under the Amendment, if the Distributors purchase a defined minimum quantity of T-SPOT.TB test kits by a certain date in 2017, OI Ltd. will issue a rebate equal to a certain percentage of the aggregate value of T-SPOT.TB test kits purchased by the Distributors during 2017.


The foregoing description of the Agreement does not purport to be complete and is subject to, and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full and complete terms of the Agreement, which are incorporated by reference herein.  In addition, the foregoing description of the Amendment does not purport to be complete and is subject to, and qualified in its entirety by, the full and complete terms of the Amendment, which will be filed as an exhibit to the Registrant’s next periodic report.







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: December 22, 2017






/s/ Elizabeth M. Keiley


Elizabeth M. Keiley

SVP and General Counsel