NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Epigenomics today reported flat third quarter revenues year over year as the firm awaits US Food and Drug Administration clearance for its flagship Epi proColon colorectal cancer screening test.

The Berlin-based molecular diagnostics firm reported revenues of €263,000 ($356,000) for the quarter ended Sept. 30, compared to €272,000 for the third quarter of 2012. In a report to investors, the firm said that a decrease in licensing revenue was offset by a more than 23 percent increase in product revenue year over year to €110,000.

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