NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Abbott today reported its molecular diagnostics business rose 1 percent year over year during the second quarter while total sales grew 2 percent.

For the three months ended June 30, molecular diagnostics sales increased to $106 million, compared to $105 million a year ago. In the US, molecular diagnostics rose 7.3 percent year over year to $48 million, while internationally, the business dropped 3.8 percent to $58 million.

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