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QIAGEN Added To NASDAQ-100 Index

December 16, 2009 (FinancialWire) — QIAGEN N.V. (NASDAQ: QGEN) (Frankfurt: QIA) said its common shares will be included in the NASDAQ-100 Index effective as of the start of trading on December 21, 2009.

The NASDAQ-100 Index comprises the top 100 non-financial securities listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market based on market capitalization. Launched in January 1985, the NASDAQ-100 Index includes companies across major industry groups.

QIAGEN N.V., a Netherlands holding company, is the leading global provider of sample and assay technologies.

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