NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genomic Health reported after the close of the market on Wednesday that revenues in the fourth quarter increased 13 percent year over year as the firm beat the consensus analyst estimates on the top and bottom lines.

The Mountain View, Calif.-based molecular diagnostic test development firm took in $60.4 million in revenues for the three months ended Dec. 31, 2012, compared to $53.4 million a year ago, topping the average Wall Street estimate of $58.9 million.

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