NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Genomic Health reported after the close of the market Tuesday that its first quarter revenues were up 6 percent year over year driven by increased sales for its Oncotype DX tests.

The Redwood City, Calif.-based molecular diagnostics firm brought in total revenues of $67 million for the three months ended March 31, up from $63.1 million in the first quarter of 2013 but below the consensus Wall Street estimate of $68.5 million. All of its revenue in the most recent quarter came from product sales.

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