Gen-Probe Announces Webcast of Third Quarter 2010 Earnings Conference Call

Oct 11, 2010, 16:05 ET from Gen-Probe Incorporated

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gen-Probe Incorporated (Nasdaq: GPRO) announced today that the Company will release its third quarter 2010 financial results on Thursday, October 28, 2010 at approximately 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). The announcement will be followed by a conference call with management at 4:30 p.m. ET.  

The conference call will be webcast live and may be accessed on the investors section of the Company's web site at www.gen-probe.com.  An archived version of the webcast will be available on the same web site for at least 90 days. A telephone replay also will be available for 24 hours after the call ends. To access the replay, please call 866-419-2889 (US) or 203-369-0767 (international).

About Gen-Probe

Gen-Probe Incorporated is a global leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of rapid, accurate and cost-effective molecular diagnostic products and services that are used primarily to diagnose human diseases, screen donated human blood, and ensure transplant compatibility.  Gen-Probe has approximately 27 years of expertise in nucleic acid testing (NAT), and received the 2004 National Medal of Technology, America's highest honor for technological innovation, for developing NAT assays for blood screening.  Gen-Probe is headquartered in San Diego and employs approximately 1,300 people. For more information, go to www.gen-probe.com.

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Contact:

Paula Izidoro

Investor Relations

858-410-8904

SOURCE Gen-Probe Incorporated



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