NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Roche today reported flat molecular diagnostics sales for the first nine months of 2013 compared to the first nine months of 2012.

The Swiss pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and research products firm posted overall sales of CHF 34.87 billion ($38.63 billion) for the nine months ended Sept. 30, up 3 percent from CHF 33.69 for the first nine months of 2012.

Its diagnostics sales were up 2 percent to CHF 7.68 billion from CHF 7.50 billion.

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