NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Medical diagnostics firm Alere today reported that its fourth quarter revenues fell 1 percent year over year, but increased 2 percent on an organic basis driven by strong international growth.

For the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2014, Alere reported revenue of $666.9 million compared to $673.2 million in Q4 2013, and ahead of the consensus analysts' estimate of $660.7 million.

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