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Verisante Posts $178,000 in Q2 Revenues on Sales of Aura Device


Verisante Technology last week reported second quarter revenues of C$178,000 ($170,000), all from sales of its Aura skin cancer detection device.

The figure follows on C$235,000 in revenues from Aura sales that the company reported in the first quarter of this year. The company launched sales of the device, which uses Raman spectroscopy to distinguish benign skin legions from malignant lesions, in January (PM 2/1/2013).

For the quarter, Verisante posted a loss of C$1.14 million and a loss of C$0.02 per share. Expenses were up 79 percent from to C$1.2 million from C$668,465 in Q2 2012. This rise, the company said, was due mainly to increases in salaries and office expenses as it added personnel and leased additional office and manufacturing space as past of its ongoing expansion of operations.

As of June, 30, Verisante had C$1.02 million in cash.

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