News | May 29, 2007

Quest Diagnostics Announces AmeriPath Acquisition

May 30, 2007 – Quest Diagnostics Inc., the leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, announced today that it plans to complete its previously announced acquisition of AmeriPath, Inc. on May 31, 2007.

AmeriPath is a leading national provider of physician-based anatomic pathology, dermatopathology and molecular diagnostic services to physicians, hospitals, clinical laboratories and surgery centers. A team of sub-specialized pathologists and Ph.D. scientists provide medical expertise, diagnostic quality, and personal consultation services.

AmeriPath's team of approximately 400 highly trained, board-certified pathologists provide medical diagnostics services in outpatient laboratories owned, operated and managed by AmeriPath, as well as in hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers.

Quest Diagnostics is the leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services that patients and doctors need to make better healthcare decisions. The company offers the broadest access to diagnostic testing services through its national network of laboratories and patient service centers, and provides interpretive consultation through its extensive medical and scientific staff.

Quest Diagnostics is a pioneer in developing innovative new diagnostic tests and advanced healthcare information technology solutions that help improve patient care.

For more information visit www.questdiagnostics.com

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