NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – CombiMatrix today reported that its third-quarter revenues increased 5 percent as the firm continued to shift its focus to prenatal testing.

The Irvine, Calif.-based molecular diagnostics firm reported total revenues of $1.3 million for the three months ended Sept. 30, compared to $1.2 million for the third quarter of 2011.

It brought in $1.1 million from diagnostic services during the quarter, down from $1.2 million the previous year. The quarter included $195,000 in clinical trials support through a program with Affymetrix.

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