Current report, item 5.07


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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) May 6, 2014

QUIDEL CORPORATION

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

Delaware 0-10961 94-2573850

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

(Commission

File Number)

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

10165 McKellar Court,

San Diego CA

92121
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code) (858) 552-1100

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions ( see General Instruction A.2. below):

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ITEM 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On May 6, 2014, Quidel Corporation (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders at 8:30 a.m. local time at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine, 3777 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, California 92122. The following matters were voted upon at the meeting:

Proposal No. 1

The Company’s stockholders elected seven individuals to the Board of Directors as set forth below:

Name Votes For Votes Withheld Broker Non-Votes

Thomas D. Brown

29,596,899 45,764 2,726,157

Douglas C. Bryant

29,563,949 78,714 2,726,157

Kenneth F. Buechler

29,588,081 54,582 2,726,157

Rod F. Dammeyer

29,585,997 56,666 2,726,157

Mary Lake Polan

29,512,162 130,501 2,726,157

Mark A. Pulido

29,515,486 127,177 2,726,157

Jack W. Schuler

29,550,680 91,983 2,726,157

Proposal No. 2

The Company’s stockholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the 2014 fiscal year by the votes set forth in the table below:

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions

32,260,404

97,070 11,346

Proposal No. 3

The Company’s stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive offices by the votes set forth in the table below:

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes

27,948,521

280,822 1,413,320 2,726,157

Proposal No. 4

The Company’s stockholders approved the amendment of the Quidel Corporation Amended and Restated 2010 Equity Incentive Plan to increase the authorized shares by 950,000 shares by the votes set forth in the table below:

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes

27,130,077

2,480,906 31,680 2,726,157

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SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Dated: May 7, 2014

QUIDEL CORPORATION

/s/     Robert J. Bujarski

By: Robert J. Bujarski
Its:

SVP, General Counsel & Corporate

Secretary

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The above information was disclosed in a filing to the SEC. To see this filing in its entirety, click here.

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