By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Becton Dickinson today reported that its fourth-quarter revenues increased 10 percent year over year with growth across all segments aided by currency effects.

The Franklin Lakes, NJ-based maker of medical, research, and diagnostic products recorded total revenues of $2.05 billion for the fourth quarter ended Sept. 30, compared to revenues of $1.87 billion for Q4 2010. On a currency-neutral basis its revenues rose 4 percent year over year.

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