By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Becton Dickinson reported after the close of the market Tuesday that its second-quarter revenues swelled 7 percent overall, driven in part by a 9 percent increase in its BD Diagnostics business year over year.

BD had total revenues of $1.92 billion for the three-month period ended March 31, compared to $1.8 billion for the second quarter of 2010. Analysts had expected the company to earn revenues of $1.86 billion for the quarter.

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