NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – NanoString Technologies reported after the close of the market Wednesday a 55 percent increase in fourth quarter revenues, driven by strong growth for its instruments.

The Seattle-based genetic analysis systems maker reported total revenues of $10.1 million for the three months ended Dec. 31, up from $6.5 million year over year. NanoString beat analysts' consensus estimate for revenues of $9.6 million.

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