NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Hologic reported after the close of the market on Wednesday that its fiscal second quarter revenues grew 5 percent year over year as its molecular diagnostic revenues grew more than 6 percent. 

For the three months ended March 28 the Bedford, Mass.-based firm said that it recorded total revenues of $655.5, up from $625 million in the year-ago quarter. It beat the average analysts' estimate of $645.6 million. 

On a constant currency basis, revenues were up 7 percent, Hologic said. 

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