By Adam Bonislawski

Vermillion reported this week that it sold an estimated 3,920 OVA1 ovarian cancer tests in the second quarter, a 27 percent spike over the 3,080 tests performed in the first quarter of this year and a 214 percent improvement over the 1,247 tests performed in Q2 2010, the first quarter the company recorded revenues from the diagnostic.

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