Quidel's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Quidel Corp. (QDEL)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

April 25, 2012 17:00 am ET

Executives

Doug Bryant – President & Chief Executive Officer

Randy Steward – Chief Financial Officer

Ruben Argueta – Investor Relations Manager

Analysts

Jeff Frelick – Canaccord Genuity

Steven Crowley – Craig-Hallum Capital Group

Zarak Khurshid – Wedbush

[Ramish Dunpanseti] – JP Morgan

Brian Weinstein – William Blair

Ross Talyor – CL King

Scott Gleason – Stephens Inc.

Nicholas Jansen – Raymond James & Associates

Presentation

Operator

Good day ladies and gentlemen and thank you for standing by. Welcome to the Quidel Corporation Q1 2012 Earnings Conference Call. (Operator instructions.) I would now like to turn the call over to Mr. Randy Steward, Quidel’s Chief Financial Officer. Please go ahead, sir.

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, Investor Relations Manager.

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 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, April 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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