Amid Chase for Illumina, Roche Posts Q1 MDx Sales Jump as Applied Science Drops | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Roche today reported that its molecular diagnostics sales increased 4 percent year over year, while its sales for microarrays and genomic sequencing products dropped sharply.

The Swiss pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and research products giant also issued another statement saying that its $51-per-share offer to acquire Illumina is "full, fair, and extremely attractive by every conceivable metric."

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