Danaher

The firm's Life Sciences segment grew 10 percent year over year during the quarter while its Diagnostics segment was up 4 percent.

Researchers showed that the test had equivalent results to a lab-based assay and has the potential for a faster turnaround time. 

A lack of attractive targets, high valuations, and a more attractive IPO market contributed to a 45 percent year-over-year decline in M&A.

The company expects EPS to be between $4.02 and $4.12. On a non-GAAP basis, EPS is expected to be in the range of $4.75 and $4.85.

Sysmex accuses 13 Beckman Coulter instruments of infringing 11 claims in the patent, which covers a system analyzer and a computer program.

A court in San Diego has stated that part of the suit between Quidel and Beckman is void as a matter of law.

The classification indicates a reasonable probability that the use of, or exposure to, a recalled product will cause serious adverse health consequences or death.

Within diagnostics, Beckman Coulter saw core revenue growth in the low-single digits, while Cepheid was up in the double digits for the quarter.

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