NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Thermo Fisher Scientific today said that revenues in the fourth quarter improved 6 percent year over year as its Specialty Diagnostics segment saw 12 percent growth.

Revenues for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2012 totaled $3.26 billion, up from $3.09 billion a year ago, topping the consensus Wall Street estimate of $3.14 billion. Organically, revenues were up 4 percent year over year, the company said.

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