NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bio-Rad Laboratories reported after the market close on Tuesday that its first-quarter revenues fell 5 percent on lower life science products sales and the negative effect of foreign currency translation.

The firm reported total revenues of $400.9 million for the three-month period ended March 31, compared to revenues of $422.2 million for the first quarter of 2008. The company said that excluding foreign currency effects, its revenues increased around 3 percent year over year.

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