NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Transgenomic reported after the close of the market Wednesday that its first-quarter revenues inched up 2 percent as an increase in sales from its laboratory services unit were offset by lower instrument sales.

The Omaha, Neb.-based molecular diagnostics firm reported total revenues of $7.4 million for the three months ended March 31, compared to $7.2 million for the first quarter of 2012.

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