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    Quidel Corp. (QDEL)

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    Quidel Corp.
    12544 High Bluff Drive
    Suite 200
    San Diego, CA 92130
    United States - Map
    Phone: 858-552-1100
    Fax: 858-453-4338
    Website: http://www.quidel.com

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    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Healthcare
    Industry:Diagnostic Substances
    Full Time Employees:624

    Business Summary 

    Quidel Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets diagnostic testing solutions for applications primarily in infectious diseases, women’s health, and gastrointestinal diseases. The company offers Sofia analyzer, a fluorescent immunoassay system for hospitals, medical centers, and small clinics; various molecular assays, which run on thermocyclers; Sofia influenza A+B and QuickVue influenza tests for the detection of the viral antigens of influenza type A and B; and Sofia strep A fluorescent immunoassay and QuickVue Strep A tests for the detection of group A Streptococcal antigen from throat swabs. It also provides Sofia Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) and QuickVue RSV tests for respiratory syncytial virus; cell culture and DFA detection solutions for the detection of various viral respiratory pathogens; and various traditional cell lines, specimen collection devices, media, and controls for the use in laboratories. In addition, the company offers ELVIS HSV, a cell culture system for the isolation and detection of herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2; and multiplex cell culture solution. Further, it provides Quidel Molecular Direct clostridium difficile assay; Sofia hCG fluorescent immunoassay and QuickVue pregnancy tests, which are used for the detection of hCG in serum or urine for the early detection of pregnancy; Thyretain for the differential diagnosis of Graves disease; and QuickVue Chlamydia test for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis. Additionally, the company offers QuickVue test, a fecal immunochemical test to detect the presence of blood in stool specimens; indirect fluorescent antibody products; serological test that measures antibodies circulating in the blood; and diagnostic and research products for oncology, bone health, and autoimmune diseases. Quidel Corporation was founded in 1979 and is based in San Diego, California.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Quidel Corp.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Jun 1, 2016 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 4.
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    Key Executives 
     PayExercised
    Mr. Douglas C. Bryant , 58
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
    869.00K0.00
    Mr. Randall J. Steward , 62
    Chief Financial Officer
    489.00K0.00
    Mr. Robert J. Bujarski J.D., 48
    Sr. VP of Bus. Devel., Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.
    486.00K0.00
    Dr. John D. Tamerius Ph.D., 70
    Sr. VP of Strategic & External Affairs
    539.00K362.00K
    Mr. Werner Kroll Ph.D., 59
    Sr. VP of R&D
    480.00K0.00
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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