By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Becton Dickinson today reported that its second-quarter revenues grew 7 percent, led by its BD Medical segment

The Franklin Lakes, NJ-based firm reported total revenues of $1.84 billion for the three-month period ended March 31, compared to $1.72 billion for Q1 2009. The firm fell just short of analysts' consensus expectations for revenues of $1.85 billion.

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