SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 15, 2018--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 UBS Global Healthcare Conference at the Grand Hyatt New York hotel in New York, New York on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.

Douglas Bryant, president and chief executive officer, and Randy Steward, chief financial officer, will present on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (5:30 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 the presentation will be available via the Investor Relations section of the company’s website at http://ir.quidel.com or by clicking the link below:

https://cc.talkpoint.com/ubsx001/052118a_as/?entity=37_XCP8GVS

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 website 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 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 healthcare providers 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, hospital and reference laboratories, and other alternate sites, like urgent care centers and retail clinics, where healthcare is provided. For more information about Quidel’s comprehensive product portfolio, visit quidel.com.

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CONTACT: 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

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA NEW YORK

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH BIOTECHNOLOGY MEDICAL DEVICES GENERAL HEALTH

SOURCE: Quidel Corporation

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