NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Quest Diagnostics today reported that its second-quarter revenues declined 3 percent year over year, as the diagnostics information services firm missed Wall Street estimates on the top and bottom line.

Quest had revenues of $1.82 billion for the three months ended June 30, compared to $1.88 billion for Q2 2012. It fell short of the consensus analysts' estimate of $1.84 billion.

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