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Cerus: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

CONCORD, Calif. (AP) _ Cerus Corp. (CERS) on Thursday reported a loss of $17.6 million in its second quarter.

On a per-share basis, the Concord, California-based company said it had a loss of 13 cents.

The biomedical products company posted revenue of $18.2 million in the period.

Cerus expects full-year revenue in the range of $72 million to $75 million.

Cerus shares have climbed 15% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $5.85, a fall of 22% in the last 12 months.

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