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July 16, 2007 at 7:01 AM EDT

Quidel to Hold 2007 Second Quarter Financial Results Conference Call on July 26

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 16, 2007--Quidel Corporation (Nasdaq: QDEL), a leading provider of rapid point-of-care diagnostic tests, will release 2007 second quarter and six-month financial results after market close on Thursday, July 26, 2007.

Following the release of the results, Caren L. Mason, president and chief executive officer, and John M. Radak, chief financial officer, will host an investment community conference call beginning at 5:00 p.m. ET (2:00 p.m. PT) to discuss those results and to answer questions.

To participate in the live call by telephone from the U.S., dial (888) 803-7396, or from outside the U.S. dial (706) 634-1052. A live webcast of the call can be accessed at www.quidel.com. The Web site replay will be available for 14 days and the telephone replay will be available for 48 hours by dialing (800) 642-1687 from the U.S., or (706) 645-9291 for international callers, and entering reservation number 9781053.

About Quidel

Quidel Corporation serves to enhance the health and well being of people around the globe through the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of rapid diagnostic solutions at the point of care (POC) in infectious diseases and reproductive health. Marketed under the leading brand name of QuickVue(R), Quidel's portfolio of products currently includes tests that aid in the diagnosis of several disease or condition states, including influenza, respiratory syncytial virus, Fecal Occult Blood, Strep A, pregnancy, bacterial vaginosis, H. pylori and Chlamydia. Quidel's products are sold to healthcare professionals with a focus on the physician office lab and acute care markets through leading medical distribution partners on a worldwide basis. Quidel's Specialty Products Group (SPG) develops research products in the fields of oncology and bone health with potential future point-of-care applications. By building value in rapid diagnostic tests, Quidel provides leadership to the industry and among healthcare professionals allowing for the movement of patient testing out of the central laboratory setting and into the physician office, urgent care and other outpatient settings where rapid testing and treatment has an impact on clinical outcomes and provides an economic benefit. For more information, visit www.quidel.com, www.colorectal-test.com or www.flutest.com.

Quidel Corporation
John M. Radak, Chief Financial Officer
Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates
Bruce Voss, bvoss@lhai.com
Don Markley, dmarkley@lhai.com

SOURCE: Quidel Corporation