NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Fluidigm reported after the market closed on Wednesday that its third quarter revenues increased 43 percent year over year, driven by growth in both consumables and instrumentation, and particularly by single-cell genomics applications.

The firm's shares spiked in Thursday morning trade on the Nasdaq, rising 18 percent to $30.00.

For the three months ended September 30, total revenues were $18.3 million compared to $12.8 million for the third quarter of 2012, and beating the average Wall Street estimate of $16.7 million.

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