By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Beckman Coulter reported after the close of the market Wednesday that its third-quarter revenues increased 9 percent, with a decline in its Life Sciences segment offset by growth in the Clinical Diagnostics segment.

The Orange County, Calif.-based firm brought in total revenues of $893.8 million for the three-month period ended Sept. 30, compared to $822.8 million for the third quarter of 2009. Beckman beat analysts' consensus estimate of $884.7 million.

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