NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — CombiMatrix today reported preliminary revenue growth of 172 percent and 171 percent for billable prenatal tests in the fourth quarter of 2012 and full-year 2012, respectively.

In addition, the firm said that overall billable testing volumes, including its de-emphasized oncology segment, grew 21 percent and 25 percent in the quarter and full year, respectively, compared to its 2011 results.

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