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Blood Culture Tests Market - Forecast (2022 - 2027)

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  • 116 Pages
  • January 2022
  • Region: Global
  • IndustryARC
  • ID: 5616330
The blood Culture Tests Market size was valued at $ 3.95 Billion by 2019, and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 9.65% during the forecast period 2022-2027. The Blood Culture Tests Market growth rate is attributed to an increasing aging population, rise in product approvals and launches, growing number of sepsis cases, high incidence of bloodstream infections (BSI), increase in demand for rapid Diagnostic techniques and high prevalence of infectious diseases are driving the market growth. To detect the presence of microorganisms such as bacteria or fungi in the blood, blood culture tests are performed. It is used to assess the existence of infection, to recognize the causative agents and to direct a patient's proper care. Blood culture testing is used to classify a blood infection (also called septicemia), which can lead to a severe and fatal condition called sepsis if otherwise left undetected.

Furthermore, the increasing prevalence of infectious diseases, BSIs, and sepsis are poised to be the main factor driving the market growth. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 250,000 cases of BSIs occur in the U.S. annually, and among them, around 80,000 patients in ICUs suffer from catheter-related BSIs. Proportionately, there is a high demand for advanced products by hospitals and clinical diagnostics laboratories for the detection of bacterial, fungal, and mycobacterial infections. Hence, many Healthcare organizations have seen an increase in R&D activities to produce innovative products such as materials, consumables, and software. Investing in R&D for the production of a novel product is a key strategy for suppliers to help their companies' long-term growth. However, diagnostic products, such as instruments, kits, reagents, media, and assays, undergo rigorous clinical trials prior to a regulatory approval. This leads to a significant rise in the costs incurred by the manufacturers and delay in product launch.

Report Coverage

The report: “Blood Culture Tests Market Forecast (2022-2027)”, by Industry ARC, covers an in-depth analysis of the following segments of the Blood Culture Tests Market:

  • By Methods: Conventional/Manual Blood Culture Method and Automated Blood Culture Method
  • By Equipment Types: Consumables, Instruments and Software & Services.
  • By Technology: Culture-based Technology and Molecular Technology.
  • By Application: Bacterial Infections, Fungal Infections and Mycobacterial Infections.
  • By End Use: Hospital Laboratories, Reference Laboratories, Academic Research Laboratories and Other.
  • By Geography: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and RoW.

Key Takeaways

  • North America dominated the Blood Culture Tests Market with a share of 36.5% in the year 2019.
  • The factors such prevalence of primary bloodstream infection, sepsis, kidney disorders, and other chronic infections along with associated demand for rapid diagnostic tests are amongst the major factor projected to impel the growth of the Blood Culture Tests Market.
  • Technological advancements providing better accuracy, reliability in disease diagnosis and avoiding unnecessary healthcare costs is to accelerate the market demand are the key factors owing to the growth in the segment during the forecast period 2022-2027.

Blood Culture Tests Market Segment Analysis - By Equipment Type

On the basis of equipment type, the anesthesia devices segment held the major share of the market in terms of revenue and is poised to grow with a CAGR of 9.5%. The reason behind robust growth is being attributed to the infection diagnostics, comprehensive product application of assays, kits, reagents, blood culture media, and other accessories. In addition, recurring consumable sales are likely to drive price patterns over the study period. In addition, this segment is anticipated to gain the largest revenue share during the forecast period 2022-2027 as a result of recurring consumable sales that is poised to drive price patterns over the study period.

Apart from this, over the forecast period 2022-2027, the instruments segment is anticipated to witness significant CAGR during the forecast period 2022-2027 owing to product advancements. Furthermore, the automated blood culture system is to pave the way for the overall segmental growth owing to the need for rapid diagnosis of the infections and other diseases the automated blood culture system is anticipated to grow at significant rates. In addition, a high adaptation of automated equipment and accuracy in the results eliminating the manual errors in results automated blood culture tests gaining traction in the market.

Blood Culture Tests Market Segment Analysis - By Geography

North America dominated the Blood Culture Tests Market with a share of 36.5% in 2019. The application of blood culture tests has grown rapidly over the last few years owing to the presence of a well-established healthcare infrastructure and better access to the diagnostics. The presence of many large healthcare companies such as Becton, Dickinson and Company; BioMérieux SA; Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.; Roche Diagnostics, etc. coupled with higher adoption of technological advancements are also driving growth in the region.

Furthermore, over the forecast period 2022-2027, Asia Pacific is projected to record the fastest growth owing to the high prevalence of infectious diseases and the growth of facilities for healthcare. For business expansion, many diagnostic companies are targeting Asian countries, such as China and India. Some of the main factors contributing to the regional market growth are the existence of a broad target population base and growing disposable income in the Asia Pacific region.

Blood Culture Tests Market Drivers

A growing number of incidences of bloodstream infections with a rising geriatric population

Presently, the Blood Culture Tests global market is driven by the high incidence of blood stream infections, growing demand for rapid diagnostic testing, a high percentage of ageing populations across countries, apart from rapid developments in medical technology, increasing patient recognition and increasing patient acceptance rates of the new technologies. Some of the newest blood culture test technologies include multiplex real-time PCR system, molecular method use, mass spectrometry & ionisation of electro spray.

Blood Culture Tests Market Challenges

Stringent regulations and regulatory approvals

Market growth is poised to be hampered by stringent government regulations for the production and manufacture of diagnostic products, including products for blood culture tests. Before regulatory approval, diagnostic products, such as instruments, kits, reagents, media, and assays, undergo rigorous clinical trials. This results in a major increase in the costs incurred by the suppliers and delays in the launch of the product. The marketing of diagnostic goods relies on the successful completion, which is a lengthy, unpredictable and expensive phase, of clinical trials. In addition, a product recall is another major challenge faced by manufacturers, which could adversely affect the growth.

Blood Culture Tests Industry Outlook

Product launches, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and geographical expansions are key strategies adopted by players in the Blood Culture Tests Market. In 2019, the Blood Culture Tests Market share is fragmented by the top ten players present in the market. Blood Culture Tests Market top 10 companies are Abbott Laboratories, bioMérieux SA, Becton Dickinson, Siemens AG, Bayer Healthcare, Bruker Corporation, Merck, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., Roche Diagnostics, Beckman Coulter Inc. (Danaher) and others.

Acquisitions/Product Launches:

  • In March 2020, Magnolia Medical Technologies announced that it received clearance from U.S. regulators for its expanded line of blood contamination reduction products, including the Steripath Gen2 Initial Specimen Diversion Device.
  • In June 2016, Luminex Corporation completed the acquisition of Nanosphere, Inc. to strengthen their molecular microbiology and diagnostics businesses.

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Table of Contents

1. Blood Culture Tests Market Overview
1.1 Definitions and Scope
2. Blood Culture Tests Market - Executive Summary
2.1 Market Revenue, Market Size and Key Trends
2.2 Key trends by Equipment Type
2.3 Key trends by Geography
3. Blood Culture Tests Market - Comparative Analysis
3.1 Product Benchmarking - Key Companies
3.2 Financial Analysis - Key Companies
3.3 Patent Analysis - Key Companies
3.4 Pricing Analysis
4. Blood Culture Tests Market Forces
4.1 Market Drivers
4.2 Market Constraints/Challenges
4.3 Porters five force model
4.3.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
4.3.2 Bargaining powers of customers
4.3.3 Threat of new entrants
4.3.4 Rivalry among existing players
4.3.5 Threat of substitutes
5. Blood Culture Tests Market - Strategic Analysis
5.1 Value Chain Analysis
5.2 Opportunities Analysis
5.3 Market Life Cycle
6. Blood Culture Tests Market - By Methods (Market Size - $Million/$Billion)
6.1 Conventional/Manual Blood Culture Method
6.2 Automated Blood Culture Method
7. Blood Culture Tests Market - By Equipment Types (Market Size - $Million/$Billion)
7.1 Consumables
7.1.1 Bacterial Infections
7.1.2 Fungal Infections
7.1.3 Mycobacterial Infections
7.1.4 Blood Culture Media Aerobic Anaerobic Fungi/Yeast Others
7.1.5 Assay, Kits, and Reagents
7.1.6 Blood Culture Accessories
7.2 Instruments
7.2.1 Bacterial Infections
7.2.2 Fungal Infections
7.2.3 Mycobacterial Infections
7.2.4 Laboratory Equipment Incubators Colony Counters Microscopes Gram Stainers
7.2.5 Automated Blood Culture Systems
7.3 Software & Services
7.3.1 Bacterial Infections
7.3.2 Fungal Infections
7.3.3 Mycobacterial Infections
8. Blood Culture Tests Market - By Technology (Market Size - $Million/$Billion)
8.1 Culture-based Technology
8.2 Molecular Technology
8.2.1 Microarray
8.2.2 PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction)
8.2.3 PNA-FISH (Peptide Nucleic Acid - Fluroscent in Situ Hybridization)
8.3 Proteomic Technology
9. Blood Culture Tests Market - By Application(Market Size - $Million/$Billion)
9.1 Bacterial Infections
9.2 Fungal Infections
9.3 Mycobacterial Infections
10. Blood Culture Tests Market - By End Use(Market Size - $Million/$Billion)
10.1 Hospital Laboratories
10.2 Reference Laboratories
10.3 Academic Research Laboratories
10.4 Other Laboratories(Pathology Laboratories, Bacteriological Laboratories, Physician Office Laboratories (POLs), and Independent Research Laboratories)
11. Blood Culture Tests Market - By Geography (Market Size - $Million/$Billion)
11.1 North America
11.1.1 U.S.
11.1.2 Canada
11.1.3 Mexico
11.2 Europe
11.2.1 U.K.
11.2.2 Germany
11.2.3 France
11.2.4 Italy
11.2.5 Spain
11.2.6 Rest of Europe
11.3 Asia-Pacific
11.3.1 China
11.3.2 India
11.3.3 Japan
11.3.4 South Korea
11.3.5 Australia & New Zealand
11.3.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific
11.4 Rest of the World
11.4.1 Middle East
11.4.2 Africa
11.4.3 South America
12. Blood Culture Tests Market - Entropy
13. Blood Culture Tests Market Company Analysis
13.1 Company 1
13.2 Company 2
13.3 Company 3
13.4 Company 4
13.5 Company 5
13.6 Company 6
13.7 Company 7
13.8 Company 8
13.9 Company 9
13.10 Company 10