By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Illumina reported after the close of the market Tuesday that its third-quarter revenues jumped 50 percent, easily beating analysts' consensus estimate.

The San Diego-based sequencing and array technologies firm reported total revenues of $237.3 million for the three-month period ended Oct. 3, compared to $158.4 million for the third quarter of 2009. Analysts had expected the firm to post revenues of $218.2 million.

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