NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Response Genetics reported after the close of the market on Thursday that its fourth-quarter revenues fell 41 percent due primarily to a delay in receiving clinical samples from pharmaceutical customers.

The Los Angeles-based molecular diagnostics test developer and lab operator reported revenues of $1.4 million for the three-month period ended Dec. 31, compared to revenues of $2.4 million for the fourth quarter of 2007. The company said that it anticipates receiving those delayed clinical samples in 2009 through 2010.

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