In Vitro Diagnostic Packaging: United States

This report forecasts US in vitro diagnostic (IVD) packaging demand and shipments in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2020. Total demand is segmented by product group in terms of: primary IVD containers and IVD packaging accessories. Total demand is also segmented by application as follows: clinical chemistry, immunoassays, blood testing, molecular diagnostics, microbiology, cellular analysis, anatomical pathology, and other applications.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in an annual series from 2005 to 2015; shipments and the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2010 and 2015. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, IVD technology, IVD product shipments, and regulatory factors. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines product groups and applications, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product group and application segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and identifies the leading firms competing to serve US demand, as well as their market share. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 28-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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