NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Beckman Coulter reported after the close of the market on Tuesday that its third-quarter revenues rose 13.4 percent, while its profits slipped on charges.

The firm brought in revenues of $758.8 million for the three months ended Sept. 30, up from $669 million for the third quarter of 2007. Its clinical diagnostics sales increased 13.7 percent to $635.9 million from $559.1 million, and its life sciences sales rose 11.9 percent to $122.9 million from $109.9 million.

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