By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Myriad Genetics reported after the close of the market Tuesday that its first-quarter 2012 revenues increased 20 percent, as it beat Wall Street estimates on both the top and bottom line.

The Salt Lake City-based molecular diagnostics firm brought in total revenues of $110.5 million for the three months ended Sept. 30, up from $91.9 million for the first quarter of 2011. Analysts had expected revenues of $106.5 million for the quarter.

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