NEW YORK (GenomeWeb news) – Luminex reported after the close of the market on Wednesday that its third-quarter 2009 revenues rose nearly one percent, and it swung to a loss compared to a profit for the year-ago period.

The Austin, Texas-based molecular diagnostics instrumentation and assay maker had revenues of $29.1million for the three-month period ended Sept.30, compared to revenues of $28.9 million for the third quarter last year. Sales for its technology group fell to $22 million from $22.6 million, while sales for its assay group rose to $7.1 million from $6.3 million.

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