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Related Party Transactions and Outside Related Director Information

Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (VIVO)

12/23/2004 and 12/12/2005 Proxy Information

Gary P. Kreider, who is Chairman of the Compensation Committee, is a senior partner of Keating, Muething & Klekamp, P.L.L., Cincinnati, Ohio, a law firm that provided legal services to Meridian in fiscal 2004 and 2005