Our Latest Report on Next-Generation Sequencing Finds Brisk Vendor Sales, but also Users With Unaddressed Needs

The DNA sequencer market has continued to provide powerful tools that hold the promise of bringing major changes to healthcare in the near future.  In the last decade, explosive growth has occurred in terms of product introductions, new applications, and the end-user labs rushing to participate in these new areas. It is a 4 billion […]


Introducing: The Kalorama Clinical Masterfile

Announcing a new product from Kalorama Information, Part of the Science and Medicine Group.  The  Kalorama Clinical Masterfile. For the best business results, clinical diagnostics marketers need knowledge about several elements: What products do my customers currently have? What types of products? Clinical Chemistry, Micro, Molecular, Immunoassays, Hematology? How old are those systems?  Is it […]


The World Market for Biomarkers

We have just published our latest report, The World Market for Biomarkers. Biomarkers are biological or biochemical molecules, genetic changes, or other characteristics that can be measured; they indicate or predict a condition, risk, or likely biological response. Biomarkers can be used for a range of diagnostic applications including predicting disease risk, diagnosis, predicting prognosis, […]


Understanding the Clinical Diagnostics Customer Experience

We recently published a customer experience survey.  This blog highlights discusses the report and highlights the major findings of the report, including important recommendations for the clinical diagnostics industry.  For specific vendor performance and user ratings, a purchase of the report is suggested. Clinical laboratory customers have become increasingly sophisticated and typically have multiple suppliers […]


Milestone Reached for Kalorama Information under New Ownership as Part of Science and Medicine Group

Kalorama Information, a part of Science and Medicine Group, has announced that it has published its 25th report since the acquisition of the company by Science and Medicine Group. Since November, the firm has reported on food safety testing, infectious disease, Latin American Markets, molecular diagnostics and many other markets. “Experts in sequencing, liquid biopsy, […]


Red Flags Raised With CLIA Waived Test Growth

As reported on LabPulse.com (Sign up at http:www.labpulse.com) — Providers of proficiency testing for CLIA tests are becoming increasingly concerned about the lack of external quality control and oversight of CLIA-waived test kits, as the number of waived kits continues to expand. Some 1,400 waived test kits are now on the market, compared with 30 […]


Quidel and Abbott Lead in POC Cardiac Markers

Quidel is the market leader in point-of-care (POC) cardiac markers, according to a recent report from Kalorama Information. Abbott, Roche and Siemens Healthineers and Response Biomedical also are among the top companies. The findings were reported in Kalorama Information’s latest report, Worldwide Market for Point-of-Care (POC) Diagnostics. Quidel is a market leader in rapid immunoassays and […]


IVDs Essential as U.S. Measles Cases Reach 27-Year High

There has been a milestone reached in 2019, but not one to celebrate. There are now more cases of measles in the United States than any time since 1992.  1,077 individual measles cases were confirmed as of June 2019, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). With doctors less familiar than they […]


Pfizer Zirabev Approval Sign of Growth Market for Biosimilars, Challenges for Cancer Drug Brands

News of an approval of a biosimilar for a major Roche cancer drug is, we think, evidence that U.S. biosimilars are a growth market opportunity.   At the same time, the approval is a growth limiter for booming cancer drug markets.  Pfizer Inc confirmed Friday that the the FDA approved its biosimilar to Avastin. Pfizer’s Zirabev […]


New Product Trends at ASMS 2019

The 67th American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, held recently in Atlanta, Georgia, is a major showcase for mass spectrometry system (MS) introductions. Below are some of the trends evident among the many system launches. Small is Big Agilent Technologies introduced the LC/MSD iQ single quadrupole MS, measuring 12 x 18.7 in (305 […]