SOURCE: Quidel Corporation

Quidel Corporation

February 25, 2011 23:40 ET

Quidel to Present at Citi 2011 Global Health Care Conference

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - February 25, 2011) - Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ: QDEL), a leading provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions, today announced that it will present at the Citi 2011 Global Health Care Conference to be held at the Hilton New York hotel in New York, New York on Thursday, March 3, 2011.

Douglas Bryant, president and chief executive officer, and John M. Radak, chief financial officer, will present that day at 9:30 a.m. Eastern time (6:30 a.m. Pacific time) with a question and answer session scheduled immediately following the presentation. During the presentation, 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.

A live webcast and audio archive of the presentation will be available via the Investor Relations section of the company's Web site at www.quidel.com. Participants should allow approximately five to ten minutes prior to the presentation's start time to visit the site and download any streaming media software needed to listen to the Internet webcast. A replay of the webcast will also be available on the company's Web site for 14 days.

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 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:
    Quidel Corporation
    Ruben Argueta
    (858) 646-8023
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