This article has been updated from a previous version to include comments from GenMark's earnings call.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – GenMark Diagnostics reported on Tuesday morning that its second quarter revenues dropped 1 percent, due to a tough comparison to an unusually late 2015-2016 flu season. 

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