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Advances in venepuncture techniques have been one of the key factors favouring the growth of the North America blood collection tubes market. Rise in demand for various types of collection tubes in routine and specialized coagulation assays is boosting market. In recent years, plastic blood collection tubes have attracted a marked attention of healthcare industries in various parts of the world. Also, a growing body of scientific literature in recent years have focused in assessing the role of materials used for making these blood collection tubes. The regional market has seen manufacturers making remarkable strides in incorporating advanced blood cell collection technologies. There has been a recent rise in application of specially designed blood collection tubes among researchers in clinical studies.

Rise in demand for diagnostic procedures is a key trend bolstering the demand for blood collection tubes. Prevalence of chronic diseases in various countries has spurred the use of blood collection tubes by clinicians. The U.S. in particular has witnessed a large demand for blood collection tubes in health care systems, mainly due to the advancements made in diagnostic technologies for a wide range of patient populations. Growing numbers of surgeries in recent years in various medical specialties has also spurred the application of blood collection tubes. The advent of novel biomarkers in disease diagnosis is a promising trend expanding the horizon of blood collection tubes. Stringent implementation of norms pertaining to handling and storage of blood components have also helped drive the pace of product innovations in the blood collection tubes market. Growing numbers of modern screening tests for newly found pathogens has also bolstered the prospective demand for blood collection tubes. Strides made in lab infrastructure in the U.S. has played a key role in the expansion of the North America blood collection market over the forecast period.

Blood collection tube is a plastic or glass tube that is without any infection or contamination. These tubes also have a closure, which is evacuated in order to build a vacuum in the interior of the tube, which in turn enables drawing an exact liquid volume from the patient. These tubes are primarily used to collect blood samples. However, they can also be used to collect urine samples as well as serum separator tubes. The North American market for blood collection tubes is gaining traction from a number of factors including the escalating demand from aging population for blood products and increasing number of complex surgical procedures. 

The blood collection tubes market in North America was worth US$300.8 mn in 2014, which is estimated to reach a valuation of US$632.1 mn by 2023, expand at a robust CAGR of 8.6% during the forecast period of 2015 to 2023. The prosperity of this market can be attributed to the vast opportunities available for the players in the form of advanced screening tests, implementation of new blood collection techniques, and advent of automation in the process of collection of blood. These are some of the key factors anticipated to cater a significant demand in the North America market for blood collection tubes across North American countries such as the U.S. and Canada. On the other hand, stringent regulatory guidelines and healthcare policies will also reflect positively on the market during the forecast period as manufacturers are frequently coming up with new and safer technologies in order to collect blood. In addition to that, North America makes for a developed region, and thereby has high level of awareness among the consumers such as hospitals and diagnostic centers. This factor, as well as the subsidies offered by the government in the U.S. and Canada and advancements in blood collection technologies is expected to favor the market in a long-term. 

Serum Separating Tubes In-Demand Segment

Based on product type, the global blood collection tubes market has been segmented into herapin tubes, plasma separation tube, EDTA tubes, serum separating tubes, rapid serum tubes, and others. Among these, the serum separating tubes segment accounted for 39.6% shares of the market in 2014, which was a result of utilization of diagnosis purposes across North America and utilization of diagnosis purposes across North America and increasing number of serum samples collected. Serum separating tubes utilize a particular gel that helps in separating blood cells from serum, and also contains particles that cause blood to clot easily. Serum is used to detect the presence of a particular antibody, antigen, hormone, and exogenous substances. Apart from that, the segment of rapid serum tubes is anticipated to increase at a higher rate during the forecast period, which is a result of advent of advanced technologies and incremented efficiency offered by the product. 

The U.S. Most Lucrative Market by a Country-mile

The U.S. is the most lucrative country in the North America blood collection tubes market, accounting for 84.6% of the demand, which is primarily a reflection of increasing geriatric population along with the prevalence of various diseases. In addition to that, the increasing government initiatives in the country of the U.S. is expected to drive this market further. For example, introduction of patient protection affordable care act (PPACA) in March 2010 provides healthcare coverage to more than 94% of Americans. Canada is the second most profitable country in the North America blood collection tubes market. 

The North America blood collection tubes market is consolidated with a Becton Dickinson and Company being the pioneer and industry leader with 95% of the market in 2014. With a strong product portfolio of pre-analytical systems, BD is expected to maintain its stronghold in the near future. Terumo Corporation and Qiagen N.V. are some of the other prominent companies operating in this market.

Outbreak of Covid-19 to Leave Adverse Effect on the Global Blood Collection Tubes Market

Increasing occurrences of communicable diseases, the rising number of accidents and incidences of trauma, the advent of liquid biopsy tests, and the rising demand for blood components and blood donations are all likely to drive growth of the global blood collection tubes market in the forthcoming years. The COVID-19 outbreak is an unparalleled global public health crisis that is predicted to have a major impact on the global blood collection tubes market till the spread of the disease is contained. Both independent and hospital laboratories are usually examining each test so as to determine whether not to give tests that could not be performed safely or to recommend laboratory hematologists consultations for tests with a higher risk profile.  In the initial months of the disease outbreak, this had a detrimental impact on the global blood collection tubes market, thereby limiting the utilization of blood collection systems.

Market to Thrive on High Prevalence of Lifestyle Diseases

Chronic diseases are becoming more prevalent all over the world. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is responsible for nearly half of all chronic disease deaths. According to the American Heart Association, the prevalence of CVD in the US is expected to rise from 38.7% in 2020 to 40.5 % by 2030. Diabetes and obesity are also exhibiting alarming trends, not only because they affect such a vast chunk of the populace but also because they have begun to manifest much earlier in life. Lifestyle diseases are becoming more common all over the world, especially in developing countries, which is likely to foster development of the global blood collection tubes market in the years to come.

This situation has resulted in increased adherence to health checkups and the growing significance of markers for detecting diseases, primarily through the process of blood collection. Health checkups are becoming more prevalent on a personal level as well as in the workplace for overall employee well-being. Because blood tests are the preferred method of diagnosing these illnesses, it is likely to be beneficial for market development and a major contributor to the expansion of the global blood collection tubes market.

Growing concerns about spread of infectious diseases through donated blood has surged the demand for blood and blood products. Blood collection tube is a disinfected glass or plastic tube with a closure that is evacuated to create a vacuum inside the tube enabling the draw of a predetermined volume of liquid. The tubes are most commonly used to collect blood samples, but can also be used as urine collection tubes and as serum separator tubes. The research report on the blood collection tubes market provides detailed analysis of the North American market and helps in understanding the driving forces responsible for the growth of these tubes. With the increase in aging population and prevalence of diseases, there is an increase in the blood testing in the developed regions such as North America. Moreover, increasing government initiatives and rise in the number of surgical procedures in North America are the factors driving the demand for blood collection tubes. Demand for blood is continuously rising with patients undergoing advanced surgeries that require blood transfusions. In order to support patients, countries are expanding their healthcare coverage so that maximum number of people can avail of required treatment. While there are opportunities in the market for developing cell therapies, the cost of blood handling equipment is a major disadvantage. 

The North America blood collection tubes market is segmented by tube type and by geography. The market by tube type includes serum separating tubes, plasma separating tubes, EDTA tubes, heparin tubes, rapid serum tubes and other tubes. The serum separating tubes account for considerable share of the market followed by EDTA tubes and others. Geographically, the market has been studied and estimated for North America region including the U.S. and Canada. The serum separating tubes segment dominated the market due to higher number of serum samples collected and used for various diagnostic applications. However, the rapid serum tubes market is expected to grow at a higher rate due to advanced technology and increase in work efficiency offered by the product. 

The market overview section of the report demonstrates major market dynamics such as drivers, restraints, and opportunities that influence the current and future status of the industry. The market overview section includes market attractiveness analysis, by geography, to provide a thorough analysis of the overall competitive scenario in North America blood collection tubes market. This section of the report also includes the qualitative and quantitative analysis of the competitive landscape. The market has a bright outlook for implementing new blood collection techniques, screening tests and implementation of automation in the process of collection of blood. These factors are expected to create a significant demand for blood collection tubes across the globe. However, stringent regulatory guidelines and healthcare policies also influence the growth of the market. Manufacturers are coming up with new, improved and safe technologies for blood collection. Moreover, developed markets such as North America are expected to grow due to increased level of awareness, government support and advancements in blood collection technologies. 

Market share analysis is also provided in the market overview section of the report for 2014 in terms of value (%). The report also provides important recommendations for market players and new entrants. These recommendations would enable existing market players to expand their market shares and help new companies to establish their presence in the blood collection tubes market across North America. The report concludes with the company profiles section, which includes key information about major players in the market such as financial overview, business strategies, and recent developments. 

Major players in this market are Becton, Dickinson & Company (U.S.), Greiner Group AG (Austria), Sarstedt AG & Co. (Germany), QIAGEN N.V. (Germany), Terumo Corporation (Japan) and FL Medical srl (Italy).  

The North America Blood Collection Tubes market has been segmented as follows: 

  • North America Blood Collection Tubes Market, by Tube Type
    • Plasma Separation Tube
    • Heparin Tubes
    • Serum Separating Tubes
    • EDTA Tubes
    • Rapid Serum Tubes
    • Others 
  • North America Blood Collection Tubes Market, by Geography
    • U.S.
    • Canada

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