NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Sequenom reported after the close of the market on Wednesday that its first quarter revenues rose 2 percent year over year.

The San Diego-based molecular diagnostics company reported Q1 revenues of $37.8 million compared to $37.1 million in Q1 2014, missing the Wall Street consensus estimate of $38.6 million.

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