NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sequenom reported after the close of the market on Wednesday that its revenues in the second quarter jumped 91 percent year over year, but missed the consensus Wall Street estimate as changes in molecular diagnostic billing and payment codes delayed receipt of payments.

For the three months ended June 30, the San Diego-based company pulled in $34.9 million in total revenues, compared to $18.3 million a year ago, but was well short of the consensus analyst estimate of $46.3 million.

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The Atlantic reports that genetic counselors are coping with an influx of patients seeking advice on their direct-to-consumer genetic test results.

A small study finds differences between three genomic prostate cancer tests, Medscape reports.

In Nature this week: shared genetic architecture for asthma and allergic diseases, and more.

A survey of Canadians finds them to be divided on genetically modified food, the Ottawa Citizen reports.

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