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December 13, 2017 at 7:00 PM EST

Quidel Announces Timing of Filing of Form 8-K/A To Report Historical and Pro Forma Financial Information for Acquired Triage Assets and Combined Quidel and Triage Businesses

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 13, 2017-- Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ: QDEL), a provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions, cellular-based virology assays and molecular diagnostic systems, announced that it plans to file its required report on Form 8-K/A with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) after market close on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. The Form 8-K/A will amend Quidel’s prior report on Form 8-K filed with the Commission on October 6, 2017 that related to Quidel’s completed acquisition of the Triage and BNP Businesses. The amendment is expected to include the required audited abbreviated statements of assets acquired and liabilities assumed and of revenues and direct expenses of the Triage and BNP Businesses together with the required pro forma information.

Following the reporting of the required financial statements and pro forma information, Douglas Bryant, president and chief executive officer, and Randy Steward, chief financial officer, will host an investment community conference call on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (5:30 a.m. Pacific Time) to discuss the results and answer questions. During the conference call, the company will also discuss business and financial developments and trends. The company's statements may contain or constitute material information that has not been previously disclosed.

To participate in the live call by telephone from the U.S., dial 877-930-5791, or from outside the U.S., dial 253-336-7286, and enter the audience pass code 667-9477.

A live webcast of the call can be accessed on the Investor Relations section of the Quidel website (http://ir.quidel.com). The website replay will be available for 14 days. The telephone replay will be available for 48 hours beginning at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time (8:30 a.m. Pacific Time) on December 20, 2017 by dialing 855-859-2056 from the U.S., or by dialing 404-537-3406 for international callers, and entering pass code 667-9477.

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 Sofia®, QuickVue®, D3® Direct Detection, Thyretain®, Triage® and InflammaDry® leading brand names, as well as under the new Solana®, AmpliVue® and Lyra® molecular diagnostic 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 recently acquired Triage® system of tests comprises a comprehensive test menu that provides rapid, cost-effective treatment decisions at the point-of-care (POC), offering a diverse immunoassay menu in a variety of tests to provide you with diagnostic answers for quantitative BNP, CK-MB, d-dimer, myoglobin, troponin I and qualitative TOX Drug Screen. Quidel’s research and development engine is also developing a continuum of diagnostic solutions from advanced immunoassay 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.

Source: Quidel Corporation

Quidel Contact:
Quidel Corporation
Randy Steward
Chief Financial Officer
(858) 552-7931
or
Media and Investors Contact:
Quidel Corporation
Ruben Argueta
(858) 646-8023
rargueta@quidel.com