By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sequenom reported after the close of the market Thursday that its third-quarter revenues increased 16 percent year over year, with strong growth for its diagnostics services business.

The San Diego-based maker of molecular diagnostics and genetic analysis products had total revenues of $13.6 million for the three months ended Sept. 30, compared to $11.7 million for the third quarter of 2010. It fell short of analysts' consensus estimate of $13.9 million.

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