NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Quidel said after the close of the market on Wednesday that third quarter revenues grew 14 percent to $46.8 million from $41.2 million in Q3 2014, beating the average analyst estimate of $43.5 million.

The increase was driven by sales of the firm's Sofia immunoassay products as well as other new products, which increased by 76 percent year-over-year to $16.6 million. Meanwhile, molecular revenues increased 52 percent year over year.

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