Quidel Corp. ( QDEL)

Q1 2011 Earnings Call

April 28, 2011 5:00 pm ET


John Radak – CFO

Doug Bryant – President and CEO


Steven Crowley – Craig Hallum Capital Group

Pedan [ph] – William Blair & Company

Zarak Khurshid – Wedbush Securities

Jeff Frelick – Canaccord

Ashim Anand – Natixis



Welcome to the Quidel Corporation First Quarter 2011 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)

I'd now like to turn the call over to Mr. John Radak. Please go ahead.

John Radak

This is John Radak, Chief Financial Officer at Quidel. Thank you for participating in today's call. Joining me today is our President and Chief Executive Officer, Doug Bryant.

Today, Quidel released financial results for the three months ended, March 31, 2011. If you have not received this news release or if you would like to be added to the company's distribution list, please call Ruben Argueta at Quidel Corporation at 858-646-8023.

Please note that this conference call will include forward-looking statements within the meaning of federal securities laws. It is possible that actual results and performance could differ materially from these stated expectations. For a discussion of risk factors, please see 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 it's accurate only as of the date of the live broadcast, April 28, 2011. 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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