Microbiology testing is used for individuals in order to detect the presence of pathogenic microorganisms and their metabolites. It is growing at a faster pace due to rise in the demand from in-vitro diagnostics industry and for its application to check for impurity or presence of any microorganisms such as yeast, fungi, bacteria, and viruses in a sample. For example, microbiology testing is beneficial for examining the microbial presence in a given sample, for the diagnosis of tuberculosis, syphilis, Ebola virus, HIV and many infectious diseases. It is used in various applications such as healthcare for disease diagnostics, in the food industry for food safety testing especially the canned foods, in the cosmetic industry, and for environmental monitoring. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has set scientific standards for microbiology testing in various applications. The companies that manufacture drugs, cosmetics, packaged food items, etc., use these regulatory standards to ensure that their products are safe for human consumption.

Global microbiology testing market can be segmented on the basis of product (consumable and instruments), by microbial testing type (viral, bacterial, and fungal), by applications (traditional, rapid, and molecular) and by end-user (hospitals and academics), and by geography. On the basis of products, the segments are consumables and instruments. Consumables are further divided into reagents and kits. Kits occupy the major market share amongst consumables due to its rise in utility by healthcare and diagnostic centers. Instruments are subdivided into microbiology analyzers, automated microbiology instruments, and microbiology analyzers. It is projected that automated microbiology instruments will experience a rapid growth in the upcoming years. Microbiology analyzers are segmented into microscopes, molecular diagnostic instruments, and mass spectrometers. Mass spectrometers are expected to experience a swift development due to increase in the adoption of the device as well as increasing efficiency. Based on the testing type the microbiology testing can be done for the analysis of bacteria like E. coli, fungi (e.g. mold), and viruses such as HIV and Ebola. It can also be used to detect the presence of endotoxins, mycotoxins, pollen, allergens, and particulates in the air, water, dust, food, and consumer products. On the basis of end-user, the microbiology testing market is segmented into academia and hospitals. Academia includes research laboratories, microbial testing labs, food testing laboratory and pathology labs, while in hospitals microbial testing is used for the diagnosis of respiratory diseases, periodontal diseases, sexually transmitted infections, and urinary tract infections. Respiratory disease segment dominates the market owing to rise in inflammatory diseases as a result of rising population of smokers and increase in pollution level which may lead to certain chronic diseases such as asthma.

Technological developments, growing awareness about preventive medicine, rising incidence of infectious diseases, favorable funding and research grants, growing healthcare expenditure across the world, and public-private investments in the field of life science research & developments are the key market drivers for the microbiology testing industry. Furthermore, improving healthcare infrastructure across the emerging markets demand for advanced molecular diagnostic products. Operational barriers to diagnostic test usage, intense competition among vendors, and bundled sales by market leaders across major markets are the major challenge limiting the growth of the microbiology testing market. However, growing demand for point-of-care (POC) diagnostics is the latest trend being observed in the microbiology testing market.

Geographically, the global microbiology testing market is divided into five regions - North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. North-America holds the largest market share in terms of revenue followed by Europe. Rising prevalence of various diseases among the population, refined healthcare infrastructure, and rising need for advanced diagnostic testing are the key reasons accounted for the market growth in North America. Developing economies of Asia Pacific and Latin America such as India, China, and Brazil are expected to experience a rapid expansion due to favorable laws being incorporated in the country, tax benefits, favorable reimbursement scenario, and increasing medical tourism in these nations. Moreover, the rise in prevalence and severity of diseases in emerging nations such as India, China, Indonesia, and Malaysia propels the growth in the region.

Key players involved in the global microbiology testing markets are Bio-Rad Laboratories, Becton Dickinson and Company, Danaher, bioMérieux, and Thermo Fisher Scientific. Other prominent vendors are Abbott Diagnostics, Alcon Laboratories, Cepheid, Cavidi, and many more.

The report offers a comprehensive evaluation of the market. It does so via in-depth qualitative insights, historical data, and verifiable projections about market size. The projections featured in the report have been derived using proven research methodologies and assumptions. By doing so, the research report serves as a repository of analysis and information for every facet of the market, including but not limited to: Regional markets, technology, types, and applications.

The study is a source of reliable data on:

  • Market segments and sub-segments
  • Market trends and dynamics
  • Supply and demand
  • Market size
  • Current trends/opportunities/challenges
  • Competitive landscape
  • Technological breakthroughs
  • Value chain and stakeholder analysis

The regional analysis covers:

  • North America (U.S. and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Chile, and others)
  • Western Europe (Germany, U.K., France, Spain, Italy, Nordic countries, Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg)
  • Eastern Europe (Poland and Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, ASEAN, Australia, and New Zealand)
  • Middle East and Africa (GCC, Southern Africa, and North Africa)

The report has been compiled through extensive primary research (through interviews, surveys, and observations of seasoned analysts) and secondary research (which entails reputable paid sources, trade journals, and industry body databases). The report also features a complete qualitative and quantitative assessment by analyzing data gathered from industry analysts and market participants across key points in the industry’s value chain.

A separate analysis of prevailing trends in the parent market, macro- and micro-economic indicators, and regulations and mandates is included under the purview of the study. By doing so, the report projects the attractiveness of each major segment over the forecast period.

Highlights of the report:

  • A complete backdrop analysis, which includes an assessment of the parent market
  • Important changes in market dynamics
  • Market segmentation up to the second or third level
  • Historical, current, and projected size of the market from the standpoint of both value and volume
  • Reporting and evaluation of recent industry developments
  • Market shares and strategies of key players
  • Emerging niche segments and regional markets
  • An objective assessment of the trajectory of the market
  • Recommendations to companies for strengthening their foothold in the market       

Note: Although care has been taken to maintain the highest levels of accuracy in TMR’s reports, recent market/vendor-specific changes may take time to reflect in the analysis.

Custom Market Research Services

TMR offers custom market research services that help clients to get information on their business scenario required where syndicated solutions are not enough.

REQUEST CUSTOMIZATION

Microbiology Testing Market

Pre Book