NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – PerkinElmer said after the close of the market on Thursday that its first quarter revenues were up 5 percent year over year.

The Waltham, Mass.-based company said that for the three months ended March 30, revenues grew to $531.9 million from $505.4 million in the year-ago quarter, edging out the consensus analyst estimate of $531.3 million.

Its Human Health segment posted a 6 percent increase in revenue year over year to $299.5 million from $281.3 million, while its Environmental Health segment grew 4 percent to $232.4 million from $224.0 million.

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