NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – GenMark Diagnostics reported after the close of the market on Tuesday that its revenues in the fourth quarter fell 31 percent year over year, but the company still beat the average Wall Street estimate on the top and bottom lines.

The Carlsbad, Calif.-based molecular diagnostics firm reported $6.5 million in total revenues for the three months ended Dec. 31, 2013, compared to $9.4 million in the year-ago fourth quarter and besting the consensus Wall Street estimate of $6.1 million.

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