MADISON, N.J., April 7, 2008 Quest DiagnosticsIncorporated (NYSE: DGX), the nation's leading provider of diagnostic testing,information and services, announced today that it will make public itsfirst-quarter 2008 results on Monday, April 21, before the market opens, andthat it will conduct it's first quarter investor conference call at 8:30 a.m.ET on that day.
The public may access the conference call through a live audio webcastavailable on Quest Diagnostics' Investor Relations link on the Internet atwww.questdiagnostics.com/investor.
The conference call can also be accessed by dialing 210-839-8500, passcode3214469. The company suggests participants dial in approximately 10 minutesbefore the call. Please note that this feature will be in listen-only mode.
A replay of the call may be accessed through the Internet atwww.questdiagnostics.com/investor or by dialing 866-431-7950, or 203-369-0981for international callers. No access code will be required. Telephone replayswill be available from 10:30 a.m. ET on April 21 until midnight ET on May 19,2008.
Anyone listening to the Quest Diagnostics call is encouraged to read thecompany's 2007 Annual Report on form 10-K, on file with the Securities andExchange Commission, including the discussion of risk factors and historicalresults of operations and financial condition.
Quest Diagnostics is the leading provider of diagnostic testing,information and services that patients and doctors need to make betterhealthcare decisions. The company offers the broadest access to diagnostictesting services through its national network of laboratories and patientservice centers, and provides interpretive consultation through its extensivemedical and scientific staff. Quest Diagnostics is a pioneer in developinginnovative new diagnostic tests and advanced healthcare information technologysolutions that help improve patient care. Additional company information isavailable at: www.questdiagnostics.com.
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