NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – BioMérieux today reported organic sales growth of 4 percent for the fourth quarter, with full year 2015 organic sales up 7 percent.

The Marcy L'Etoile, France-based in vitro diagnostics firm said Q4 organic sales growth was slower than previous quarters due to unfavorable prior-year comparatives and a delayed start to the flu season. Sales for the three months ending Dec. 31, 2015 were €553.1 million ($599.6 million), a like-for-like change of 4 percent from €505.7 million in the year-ago period.

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