BG Medicine said this week that revenues for the second quarter increased 181 percent year over year, rising to $622,000 from $221,000 a year ago and beating the average Wall Street estimate of $520,000.

Product revenues spiked to $566,000 from $46,000 a year ago, "reflecting increasing demand for the BGM Galectin-3 test," the company said, while service revenues dropped to $56,000 from $175,000.

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