NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Myriad Genetics said after the close of the market on Tuesday that revenues for the first quarter of its Fiscal Year 2014 grew 52 percent year over year, aided by publicity surrounding Angelina Jolie's use of the BRACAnalysis test.

The Salt Lake City-based company posted revenues of $202.5 million for the three months ended Sept. 30, up from $133.4 million a year ago, and topping the average analyst estimate of $167.6 million.

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