This excerpt taken from the DGX DEF 14A filed Apr 22, 2009.
The Audit and Finance Committee has appointed PricewaterhouseCoopers to serve as our independent registered public accounting firm for 2009 and presents this appointment to the shareholders for ratification. The Committee is not bound by the vote results. The Committee may change the appointment at any time if it determines that a change would be in the best interest of the Company and its shareholders. Representatives of PricewaterhouseCoopers are expected to be present at the annual meeting, will have the opportunity to make a statement if they desire to do so and will be available to respond to appropriate questions.