This article has been updated with comments from Cepheid's CEO, John Bishop.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Cepheid reported after the close of the market on Tuesday that its fourth-quarter revenues rose 12 percent year-over-year, and attributed the growth to what it called record reagent revenues and GeneXpert system placements.

The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based firm reported revenues of $147.0 million for the three months ended Dec. 31, 2015, up from $131.5 million in Q4 2014 and in line with the consensus analyst estimate of $146.9 million.

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