NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Veracyte announced after the close of the market on Wednesday that its revenues for the second quarter increased 71 percent year over year, but still fell short of the consensus analysts' estimate.

It also said that it and Genzyme have agreed to amend their co-promotion agreement reached in early 2012.

The South San Francisco, Calif.-based firm said that for the three months ended June 30, revenues reached $8.7 million, compared to $5.1 million in the year-ago period. On average, Wall Street had expected revenues of $9.4 million.

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