Within the centralized and point-of-care solutions business, integrated serum work area solutions drove growth with immunodiagnostics sales rising 13 percent.
Qiagen posted revenues of $396.9 million in Q4 compared to $366.5 million a year ago and beat analysts' estimates on both the top and bottom lines.
The company's full year revenues increased 14 percent over 2016, to $20.92 billion.
The company reported Q4 and full-year 2017 revenues of $778.0 million and $2.75 billion, respectively.
Revenues in PerkinElmer's diagnostics business rose 23 percent in Q4, thanks largely to its acquisition of autoimmune diagnostic testing firm Euroimmun.
Among the firms reporting, BGI talked about plans to cut down the time and cost of its WGS service, and Invitae's CEO made a surprising proclamation about genetic testing.
Some of the biggest players in the life science tools and diagnostics industries including Danaher, Agilent, and Hologic presented on day two of the conference, discussing plans for 2018.
Several of the top molecular diagnostic firms presented at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference on Monday discussing product portfolios, FDA clearances, and plans for 2018.
The company expects to see lower growth in products and services due to timing issues in obtaining billable cases from contracted customers.
The firm said the charges, related to deferred tax assets, revaluation of deferred tax liabilities, and other tax provisions, won't affect its adjusted EPS.
At the Lancet, more than two dozen public health researchers condemn the conspiracy theories that have emerged surrounding the source of the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Washington Post reports that Philip Leder, who helped uncover how DNA codes for proteins and studied the role of genes in cancer, has died.
Researchers from Trinity College Dublin and the University of Pittsburgh look into how often de novo genes arise and how important they may be.
In Nucleic Acids Research this week: pipeline for genotyping Alu retrotransposon mobile element insertions, previously undocumented non-coding RNAs, and more.