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Quidel's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Quidel Corporation (QDEL)

Q2 2012 Earnings Conference Call

July 25, 2012, 17:00 p.m. ET

Executives

Randy Steward - CFO

Doug Bryant - President and CEO

Ruben Argueta - Manager, IR

Analysts

Steven Crowley - Craig-Hallum Capital

Scott Gleason - Stephens, Inc.

Nicholas Jansen - Raymond James

Brian Weinstein - William Blair

Jeff Frelick - Canaccord Genuity

Zarak Khurshid - Wedbush Securities

Ross Taylor with CL King

Presentation



Operator

Welcome to the Quidel Corporation Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. At this time all participants are in listen-only mode, later instructions will be given for the question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions)

And now I’d like to turn the call over to Mr. Randy Steward, Quidel’s Chief Financial Officer. Please go ahead.

Randy Steward

Thank you, operator, good afternoon everyone and thank you for joining today’s call. With me today is our President and Chief Executive Officer, Doug Bryant; and Ruben Argueta, our Investor Relations Manager.

Please note that this conference call will include forward-looking statements within the meaning of Federal Securities Laws. It's possible that actual results and performance could differ materially from those stated expectations. For a discussion of risk factors, please review Quidel’s Annual Report on Form 10-K, registration statements and subsequent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q as filed with the SEC.

Furthermore this conference call contains time sensitive information that is accurate only as of the date of the live broadcast today July 25, 2012. Quidel undertakes no obligation to revise or update any statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this conference call except as required by law.

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