NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Response Genetics' second-quarter revenues plummeted 76 percent year over year on a drop-off in the company's pharmaceutical client sales, the Los Angeles-based molecular diagnostics firm reported today.

Total revenues for the three months ended June 30 were $3.8 million, compared to $6.7 million a year ago. While ResponseDX revenue fell $151,000 from a year ago, pharmaceutical client revenue fell by more than $2.7 million from a year ago, the firm said, adding that the drop was expected.

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