By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Transgenomic reported after the close of the market on Thursday a 22 percent drop year over year in fourth quarter revenues.

For the three months ended Dec. 31, 2010, the Omaha, Neb.-based firm reported revenues of $5.1 million, compared to $6.5 million a year ago. In a statement, the firm said that fourth-quarter 2009 figures included an "exceptionally large" order of Wave instruments for the detection of genetic variation.

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