INTERCEPT blood purification system is going gangbusters for Cerus

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I hope WPI bought some shares in Cerus.

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Cerus second-quarter product revenue for INTERCEPT Blood System increases 47% to $5.7 million 30. July 2010 05:00

Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010.

A fifth straight quarter of record product revenues reflects the increasing familiarity of the INTERCEPT product in both routine use and clinical experience. Our technology is now available to more and more patients

Revenue for the second quarter of 2010 was $5.9 million, up from $4.2 million recognized during the second quarter of 2009. Total revenue for the first six months of 2010 was $11.7 million, up from $7.7 million recognized during the first six months of 2009. The increase in revenue for the second quarter and first six months of 2010 was due to growth from product sales of the INTERCEPT Blood System. Product revenue for the INTERCEPT Blood System was $5.7 million during the second quarter of 2010, representing an increase of $1.8 million, or 47%, from the second quarter of 2009. Despite average foreign exchange rate erosion of 8% between the U.S. dollar and the Euro, product revenue grew by 4% from the first quarter of 2010. Product revenue for the first six months of 2010 was $11.2 million, up from $7.0 million during the first six months of 2009. Government grant revenue recognized during the second quarter of 2010 was $0.2 million, compared to $0.3 million recognized during the second quarter of 2009. Government grant revenue for the first six months of 2010 was $0.5 million, down from $0.7 million in government grant revenue recognized during the first six months of 2009.