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34. Meridian Bioscience

34. Meridian Bioscience
Rank: 34 (Previous rank: 65)
CEO: John Kraeutler
Headquarters: Cincinnati, OH
Employees: 415
Industry: Health Care
Revenue: $140.1 million
(four quarters to 12/31/08)
Return to investors: 26.26%
(three years to 12/81/08, annualized rate)

The creator of the world's first 10-minute strep test, Meridian Bioscience manufactures and distributes diagnostic test kits to the medical community. Its products help identify more than 70 infectious diseases and conditions, with particular strength in gastrointestinal and upper respiratory illnesses.
Financials: Latest Results
From the July/August 2009 issue of Fortune Small Business magazine
Source: Zacks
Revenue is for the most recent four quarters ended on or before 12/31/08.

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