NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Roka Bioscience reported on Friday that its second quarter revenues rose 20 percent year over year thanks to an increase in the number of Atlas molecular pathogen detection instruments placed with customers.

For the three months ended June 30, the firm reported total revenues of $1.8 million, up from $1.5 million a year ago. As of June 30, the company had placed 46 instruments with customers under commercial agreements, up from 44 instruments as of March 31.

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