NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Myriad Genetics reported after the close of the market on Monday that its third-quarter revenues increased 42 percent, driven by a sharp uptick in molecular diagnostics sales.

The Salt Lake City-based firm generated revenues of $87.5 million for the three-month period ended Mar. 31, compared to $61.8 million for the first quarter of 2008. Its molecular diagnostics sales were $86.5 million, up from $59 million in Q1 2008, while its research and other revenue fell to just under $1 million from $2.7 million the year before.

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