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Quest Diagnostics Management Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Quest Diagnostics (DGX)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

July 19, 2012 8:00 am ET

Executives

Kathleen Valentine - Director of Investor Relations

Stephen H. Rusckowski - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director

Robert A. Hagemann - Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President

Analysts

Thomas Gallucci - Lazard Capital Markets LLC, Research Division

Kevin K. Ellich - Piper Jaffray Companies, Research Division

Dane Leone - Macquarie Research

Ricky Goldwasser - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

Gavin Weiss - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division

Gary Lieberman - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division

Ralph Giacobbe - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division

Isaac Ro - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Amanda Murphy - William Blair & Company L.L.C., Research Division

Gary P. Taylor - Citigroup Inc, Research Division

Alexander Y. Draper - Raymond James & Associates, Inc., Research Division

Darren Lehrich - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division

Robert M. Willoughby - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

Lisa C. Gill - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Welcome to the Quest Diagnostics Second Quarter 2012 Conference Call. At the request of the company, this call is being recorded. The entire contents of the call, including the presentation and question-and-answer session that will follow are the copyrighted property of Quest Diagnostics with all rights reserved. Any redistribution, retransmission or rebroadcast of this call in any form without the expressed written consent of Quest Diagnostics is strictly prohibited.

Now I'd like to introduce Kathleen Valentine, Director of Investor Relations for Quest Diagnostics. Please go ahead.

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