Bio-Rad this week reported a 4 percent drop in second-quarter revenues for its Life Sciences segment, which includes its traditional endpoint and real-time PCR products as well as its digital PCR products acquired last year along with QuantaLife.

The company recorded a profit of $48.3 million, or $1.69 per share, in Q2 2012 compared to a profit of $40 million, or $1.41 per share in the year-ago period.

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