PRINCETON, N.J., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orchid Cellmark Inc. (Nasdaq: ORCH), a leading worldwide provider of identity DNA testing services, will release its first quarter 2009 financial results on Thursday, May 7, 2009 at approximately 7:00 a.m. EDT, and is hosting a conference call and webcast to discuss the results at 10:00 a.m. EDT on the same day. Management will discuss financial results for the 2009 first quarter as well as operating highlights. A question-and-answer session will follow management's discussion. All interested parties are encouraged to listen to the live conference call or the live or archived webcast.
Conference Call Details Date and Time: Thursday, May 7, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. EDT Dial-In: US/Canada: 1-800-860-2442 Int'l/Local: 1-412-858-4600 Conference ID: 430221 Webcast: Live webcast and replay available via the Investor Relations section of the company's website at www.orchidcellmark.com. The webcast will be available for 90 days.
About Orchid Cellmark
Orchid Cellmark (Nasdaq: ORCH) is a leading international provider of DNA testing services primarily for forensic and family relationship applications. Orchid Cellmark is one of the largest providers of forensic DNA testing services and its DNA results are used by the criminal justice system to assist with the identification of perpetrators, the exclusion of suspects and the exoneration of wrongfully convicted individuals. The company provides DNA family relationship testing to numerous child services organizations and individuals seeking to verify parentage. Orchid Cellmark also serves immigration and security authorities for DNA testing of individuals. In the agriculture field, the company provides DNA testing services for selective trait breeding. Orchid Cellmark's strong market positions in these areas reflect the company's accredited laboratories in the U.S. and U.K., its innovative genetic analysis technologies and expertise, and the company's reputation for exceptional quality, reliability and customer service for nearly two decades. More information on Orchid Cellmark can be found at www.orchidcellmark.com.
All statements in this press release that are not historical are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements are subject to the risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected, including, but not limited to, uncertainties relating to the ability to replace the work we previously provided under a subcontractor arrangement, the implementation of government contracts, growing through acquisitions, the potential value of the "mega tender", our potential success in the U.K. National Procurement Plan, expansion of our U.K. facilities, the opportunity for work related to all-arrestee legislation, the potential of property crime testing, operating efficiencies, technologies, product development, manufacturing, market acceptance, cost and pricing of Orchid Cellmark's products and services, dependence on government funding, competition, intellectual property of others, patent protection, litigation, and the timing and amount of contracts put up for bid. These risks and other additional factors affecting these statements and Orchid Cellmark's business are discussed under the headings "Risks Related to Our Business" and "Risks Associated with Our Common Stock" in Orchid Cellmark's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2008, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and in other filings made by Orchid Cellmark with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time. Orchid Cellmark expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in Orchid Cellmark's expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions, or circumstances on which any such statements are based, except as may be required by law.
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