By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agilent Technologies today reported revenues for its fiscal 2010 fourth quarter of $1.58 billion, up 35 percent from a year ago and surpassing analyst estimates of $1.52 billion.

A year ago, the company posted revenues $1.17 billion. Excluding the effects of the Varian acquisition and recent divestitures, revenues for the three months ended Oct. 31 were up 26 percent, the company said.

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