Oct 12 (Reuters) - Fluidigm Corp
* Fluidigm announces preliminary third quarter 2016 revenue
* Estimated total revenue for q3 of 2016, was approximately $22.2 million, a decrease of 23%
* Fluidigm Corp - "in light of our assessment of preliminary q3 results, we are suspending our full year 2016 guidance"
* Fluidigm Corp - "we are exceedingly disappointed that our q3 financial results did not meet our expectations" Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: