NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Shares of firms operating in the molecular diagnostics and omics spaces reversed losses suffered in September as the GenomeWeb Daily News Index rose nearly 8 percent month over month in October.

Several firms in the MDx/omics arena saw sharp jumps in their share prices last month, led by Foundation Medicine, whose stock value increased more than 36 percent month over month, while Pacific Biosciences' share price was up almost 34 percent, and Genomic Health saw its share price rise 28 percent.

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