By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Abbott today reported that its second-quarter molecular diagnostics sales increased around 19 percent year over year.

The firm posted total molecular diagnostics sales of $105 million for the three-month period ended June 30, compared to $89 million for Q2 2010. Of the $105 million, $45 million of the sales came from the US with the remainder coming from international markets.

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