This article has been updated to include comments made during Bio-Rad's earnings call.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Bio-Rad Laboratories reported after the close of the market Wednesday that its second quarter revenues climbed 2 percent year over year as its profit was hit by expenses.

The Hercules, California-based life sciences tools and diagnostics firm reported total revenues of $516.8 million for the three months ended June 30 compared to $506.1 million for Q2 2015.

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