NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Laboratory Corporation of America today reported fourth quarter revenue growth of around 2 percent, but it fell short of Wall Street estimates on the top and bottom line.

The clinical lab giant reported total revenues of $1.44 billion for the three months ended Dec. 31, up from $1.41 billion for the fourth quarter of 2012 but below the average analyst estimate of $1.45 billion.

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