SOURCE: Quidel

Quidel

July 19, 2011 19:00 ET

Quidel to Hold Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results Conference Call on August 2, 2011

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 19, 2011) - Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ: QDEL), a leading provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions and cellular-based virology assays, will release second quarter 2011 financial results after market close on Tuesday, August 2, 2011.

Following the release of results, Douglas Bryant, president and chief executive officer, and John M. Radak, chief financial officer, will host an investment community conference call beginning at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (2:00 p.m. Pacific Time) to discuss those results and to answer questions. During the conference call, the company will discuss business and financial developments and trends. The company's statements may contain or constitute material information that has not been previously disclosed.

To participate in the live call by telephone from the U.S., dial 800-291-5365, or from outside the U.S. dial 617-614-3922, and enter the pass code 54739540.

A live webcast of the call can be accessed at http://www.quidel.com, and the Web site replay will be available for 14 days. The telephone replay will be available for 48 hours beginning at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time (5:00 p.m. Pacific Time) on August 2 by dialing 888-286-8010 from the U.S., or 617-801-6888 for international callers, and entering pass code 41859922.

About Quidel Corporation
Quidel Corporation serves to enhance the health and well being of people around the globe through the development of rapid diagnostic solutions that can lead to improved patient outcomes and provide economic benefits to the healthcare system. Marketed under the leading brand names QuickVue®, D3® Direct Detection and Thyretain™, Quidel's products aid in the detection and diagnosis of many critical diseases and conditions, including, among others, influenza, respiratory syncytial virus, Strep A, herpes, pregnancy, thyroid disease and fecal occult blood. Quidel's research and development engine is also developing a continuum of diagnostic solutions from advanced lateral-flow and direct fluorescent antibody to molecular diagnostic tests to further improve the quality of healthcare in physicians' offices and hospital and reference laboratories. For more information about Quidel's comprehensive product portfolio, visit www.quidel.com and Diagnostic Hybrids at www.dhiusa.com.

Contact Information

  • Quidel Contact:
    Quidel Corporation
    John M. Radak
    Chief Financial Officer
    (858) 646-8032

    Media and Investors Contact:
    Ruben Argueta
    Investor Relations Manager
    (858) 646-8023
    Email Contact