Quidel Says Respiratory Products Drive Q1 Growth; Provides Update on MDx Uptake | GenomeWeb

Quidel said this week that increased flu testing and subsequent demand for its respiratory diagnostic tests — including its relatively new Quidel Molecular portfolio — helped drive a 63 percent year-over-year spike in first-quarter revenues.

In addition, Quidel President and CEO Doug Bryant said that the company expected two programs — the company's AmpliVue isothermal amplification-based molecular diagnostic products and Sofia fluorescent immunoassay products — to be most responsible for near-term growth at the firm.

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