NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Laboratory Corporation of America today reported that its third quarter revenues increased 3 percent year over year, edging past the consensus Wall Street estimate.

The clinical lab giant posted revenues of $1.46 billion for the three months ended Sept. 30, compared to $1.42 billion for the third quarter of 2012. Analysts, on average, had expected revenues of $1.45 billion.

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