Vaccine Market Grows to 37.4 BN

In 2020, the global market for preventive vaccines is valued at $37.4 billion, up overall from $30.7 billion in 2015.  The finding was made in Kalorama Information’s report, Vaccines 2020 (  Strong continued growth in the global vaccines market is expected through 2025, specifically:  Growth at high double-digit rates.  Sales of adult vaccines are expected […]

Fueled by Antigen Testing, COVID-19 Testing Market Soars to 10.5 BN: Report

In its COVID-19 Update report, Kalorama Information said that volume was up in labs and among IVD vendors, new technologies are available.  Kalorama projects a 10.5 billion-dollar market for COVID-19.  This is a 1 billion dollar increase from previous estimates. For most aspects of the diagnostic testing process, there has still been a learning curve […]

Data-Driven Insights into the Microbiome Landscape

The microbiome is a rapidly growing market. Understanding the detailed roles and functions of the microbiome is important as it is linked to a multitude of critical areas from human health to environmental sustainability. (A recent report on “Analytics of the Microbiome” by Arogyam covers all aspects of the microbiome landscape.  A free preview of the […]

CRISPR: Saving the World or Playing with Dynamite?

It’s an oft-told story that the fortune of Swedish chemist and businessman Alfred Nobel was founded on patented explosives, including dynamite. While his products were used beneficially in mining and construction applications, their wartime use in munitions gave him concern that he would be remembered solely as a ‘merchant of death’. Consequently, Nobel set aside […]

Lab-Developed Test Market Exceeds 12 Billion: What You Need to Know

What is a Lab-Developed Test? In vitro diagnostic (IVD) tests are manufactured and sold by diagnostic companies following approval (or clearance) by the appropriate regulatory agencies.  IVD tests are then distributed and used by many different clinical laboratories. In contrast, a laboratory developed test (LDTs) is developed by a clinical laboratory for use specifically in […]

Urgent Care – Growth, But Also Increasing Competition and Possible Saturation

Urgent care’s story in the United States has been all about growth.  They offer walk-in care and a range of services, expanded hours and limited wait times.  They usually have imaging equipment and multiple providers and are in a freestanding location or a dedicated store within a retail strip mall.  With approximately 10,000 locations across […]

Microbiome Applications in IVD

It’s beyond theory.  The microbiome is one of many trends that align well with the IVD market.  It is explored in Kalorama Information’s study of the in vitro diagnostic market, The Worldwide Market for In Vitro Diagnostic Tests along with other trends such as automation and gene editing.   The continuous search of the etiology of […]

Diagnostics Market to Exceed 80 Billion Dollars in 2020 as Volume of COVID-19 Testing Continues

The world market for in vitro diagnostics will reach 83.3 billion dollars in 2020, when the molecular and antibody sales of COVID-19 testing is considered.   This is according to our latest report, The Worldwide Market for In Vitro Diagnostics, 13th Edition, due out August 26th. Molecular diagnostics, for the first time in Kalorama Information’s two-decade […]

COVID-19 Is Positive and Negative for Digital Pathology

Our latest report finds that digital pathology market is 710 million in 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic, while disrupting healthcare in general, also provides a selling point as many pathologists are now at home and need to work digitally. Kalorama Information’s recent study Digital Pathology Markets, 2020-2025, finds a vibrant market that is pushed by the […]

Thermo and Qiagen Merger Changes Molecular Diagnostics

As Kalorama publishes its latest update in molecular diagnostics, finding a 13 billion-dollar market, a major merger is set to change things.  Here’s what to expect. The market picture for molecular diagnostics had remained stable over the years.   While there are scores of molecular diagnostic companies, and an explosion of PCR test kit companies during […]