Veterinary diagnostics provider Idexx Laboratories Inc. of Westbrook reported double-digit growth in revenue and net income for the second quarter.

The company said Wednesday that its revenue for the quarter was $580.8 million, up 14 percent from a year earlier. Idexx reported adjusted quarterly net income of $108.7 million, or $1.23 per share, up 29 percent from a year earlier.

The company said its second-quarter results were driven by robust gains in recurring revenue for its pet division, Companion Animal Group, including double-digit revenue growth in its VetLab consumables and reference laboratory diagnostic and consulting services. Idexx said it completed 3,241 placements of premium diagnostic instruments, an “unprecedented” number for the second quarter and a 21 percent increase from the second quarter of 2017.

Idexx is a publicly traded company that is listed on the Nasdaq exchange under the symbol IDXX. The company employs about 2,500 workers in Westbrook and 7,000 globally. It began construction in May on a $62 million expansion of its Westbrook headquarters.

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