NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BG Medicine today reported second quarter revenues of $1 million, up 62 percent from $622,000 in the second quarter of 2012.

The revenue increase was driven by $972,000 in revenues from sales of the company's BGM Galectin-3 test, a 72 percent jump from the $566,000 it posted in Q2 2012. The remaining $34,000 in revenues came from BG's services business, down 39 percent from $56,000 a year ago.

The company's revenues fell short of the average Wall Street estimate of $1.27 million.

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