Tag Archive for: Covid-19

Laboratory Industry Doesn’t Forget COVID-19, But Shifts Focus to Other Health Conditions at AACC 2022 in Chicago

Urgent healthcare problems were addressed at the 2022 American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) meeting of lab professionals and IVD vendors in Chicago.  Kidney disease, drugs of abuse, hematology and liver disease were among areas of new product development and studies. Medical market research firm Kalorama Information (www.kaloramainformation.com) notes there were 331 contract manufacturers, 42 […]

Due to Clinical Laboratory Services, Doctors Can Treat Patients Like Never Before

Global clinical laboratory services market is $168 billion and growing, finds new market research report by Kalorama Information Clinical laboratories are an essential part of the health industry, and as a result the global market for clinical laboratory services grew to an estimated $168.3 billion in 2021 (including $79 billion generated from markets outside the […]

VIDEO: 5 Key Facts about Point-of-Care (POC) Diagnostic Tests

Learn about these 5 key facts based on research featured in The Worldwide Market for Point-of-Care (POC) Diagnostic Tests, 9th Edition (published April 2022), a recent report by Kalorama Information Watch the one minute video below for insights and important facts regarding the POC diagnostic testing market. And as always, Kalorama Information offers even more […]

Pandemic Pushes Rx To OTC Switches

The U.S. Rx-to-OTC market has grown into a $13,807 million ($13.8 billion) market, according to 2021 estimates by leading medical market researcher Kalorama Information in the new report The Market for Rx-to-OTC Switches, 8th Edition. This has mainly been due to factors such as patent expirations, increasing competitiveness with the pharmaceutical environment, the FDA willingness […]

Point-of-Care (POC) Diagnostic Testing: 5 Key Trends to Watch from 2022-2026

Globally, millions of dollars are spent annually on point-of-care (POC) diagnostic testing, both professional testing (which includes physician office labs, clinic labs, employer labs and hospital labs) and self-testing (which includes home, drug store testing and continuous glucose testing).  In 2021, amidst the pandemic, the POC market reached $41,149 million ($41.1 billion) and the market […]

106 Billion IVD Procedures and Counting

“Medical market researcher Kalorama Information forecasts exponential growth in both in vitro diagnostics (IVD) procedures and sales between 2021 and 2026.”   The global in vitro diagnostics (IVD) procedures market continues to grow off momentum originating at the height of the pandemic and lingering on today. There are currently 106,624 million (106 billion) in vitro […]

COVID-19 and 6 Other Trends Impacting the In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) Market

  “In many ways, the IVD testing market is center stage for the fight against the coronavirus…The COVID-19 market continues to play a major role in the growth of the IVD market with tests for the virus representing 27% of sales in 2021.” – Kalorama Information   Make no mistake, the in vitro diagnostics (IVD) […]

COVID-19 Testing Increases Demand in $150 Billion Clinical Laboratory Services Market, Future Growth Linked to Global Economies

  The global market for clinical laboratory services grew to an estimated $150.4 billion during 2020, with COVID-19 testing demand increasing the market by more than $26 billion over the year. These findings are according to insights featured in Clinical Laboratory Services Market, 6th Edition, a new report by leading medical market research publisher Kalorama […]

COVID-19 Testing Increases Value of Global Molecular Diagnostics Market

As the COVID-19 crisis surfaced in the United States, molecular diagnostic manufacturers went to work with new RT-PCR testing kits. The worldwide demand for COVID tests has materialized rapidly from zero and already on course become a 1.3 billion-dollar market in the first half of 2020.  There have been hundreds of tests on the market […]

Could COVID-19 Influence LDT Regulation?

Lab-developed tests were controversial before the COVID-19 pandemic, and there was attempts at regulating them more in the United States.  Then came a massive infectious disease threat for which lab developed tests were essential.  The sudden onset of a disease for which there were no existing test products, so labs had to develop their own. […]