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SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - July 28, 2016) - Quidel Corporation
(NASDAQ: QDEL), a provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions, cellular-based virology assays and molecular diagnostic systems, announced today that it will present at the 36th
Annual Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference, to be held at the InterContinental Boston hotel in Boston, Massachusetts on Wednesday, August 10, 2016.
Douglas Bryant, president and chief executive officer, and Randy Steward, chief financial officer, will present that day at 8:00 a.m. Eastern time (5:00 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 each presentation will be available via the Investor Relations section of the company's Web site at http://ir.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 diagnostic solutions that can lead to improved patient outcomes and provide economic benefits to the healthcare system. Marketed under the QuickVue®
Direct Detection and Thyretain®
leading brand names, as well as under the new Sofia®
brands, Quidel's products aid in the detection and diagnosis of many critical diseases and conditions, including, among others, 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 quidel.com.
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