NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – PerkinElmer reported after the close of the market on Thursday that its second quarter revenues rose 2 percent year over year, thanks largely to a 6 percent increase in reported revenues from its diagnostics business.

Separately on Thursday, PerkinElmer announced that PerkinElmer Genetics has launched clinical genomics services, including clinical whole-genome sequencing.

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