NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Fluidigm reported after the close of the market Monday that its first quarter revenues increased 77 percent year over year, driven by strong instrument sales as well as contributions from a recent acquisition.

The South San Francisco, Calif.-based firm reported total revenues of $25.7 million for the three-month period ended March 31, compared to $14.5 million in the first quarter of 2013.

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