POC Lipid Testing Market: US, Germany, Spain–Physician Offices, Emergency Rooms, Ambulatory Care Centers

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Date: 9-May-2013
No. of pages: 340

This new report from Venture Planning Group contains 36 tables, and provides a comprehensive analysis of the POC lipid testing market, including trends, dynamics, size, growth, regulatory requirements, technological trends, competitive landscape, and emerging opportunities for instrument and consumable suppliers. This report will help diagnostic product suppliers develop effective business, R&D and marketing strategies for the global POC lipid testing market.


The growing economic pressures on hospitals, coupled with advances in diagnostic technologies, intensifying competition among suppliers and physicians, and changing consumer demands are shifting diagnostic testing from hospitals and commercial laboratories closer to the patient.

Market Segmentation Analysis

  • Review of three POC market segments, including their dynamics, trends, structure, size, growth and major suppliers.
  • Five-year test volume and reagent sales forecasts for lipid tests by market segment:
  • Physician Offices/Group Practices
  • Emergency Rooms
  • Ambulatory Care Centers

Competitive Assessments

Assessments of major POC suppliers and emerging market entrants, including their sales, product portfolios, marketing tactics, joint ventures, and new products in R&D.

  • Strategic Recommendations
  • Specific opportunities for new instruments and reagent systems with potentially
  • significant market appeal during the next five years.
  • Design criteria for POC testing products.
  • Alternative business expansion strategies.
  • Potential market entry barriers and risks.


This report is based on a combination of primary and secondary sources of information, including review of the latest technical and business publications, manufacturer product literature, industry analyst reports, and Venture Planning Group’s proprietary data files.

POC Lipid Testing Market: US, Germany, Spain–Physician Offices, Emergency Rooms, Ambulatory Care Centers

Table of Contents


Executive Summary

Rationale for Testing Decentralization
1. Overview
2. Regulatory Trends
3. Economic Trends
4. Demographic Trends
5. Technological Trends
6. Social Trends
7. Quality of Care
8. Defensive Medicine
9. Quality Control Issues

Lipid Test: Significance and Diagnostic Procedures
1. Cholesterol
2. High-Density Lipoprotein (HDL)
3. Low-Density Lipoprotein (LDL)
4. Triglycerides

POC Testing Instrumentation
Alfa Wassermann
Awareness Technologies
Beckman Coulter/Danaher
Carolina Chemistries
Nova Biomedical
Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics

Current and Emerging Technologies
1. Monoclonal Antibodies
2. Immunoassays
a. Technological Principle
b. Enzyme Immunoassays (EIA)
Dot Immunobinding Assays
Capillary Immunoassays
Particle-Membrane Capture Immunoassay
Enzyme Amplification
c. Fluorescent Immunoassays
Fluorescent Polarization
Time-Resolved Pulse Fluorescence
d. Luminescence
e. Latex Agglutination
f. Immunoprecipitation
3. Dry Chemistry
4. Biosensors
5. IT and Automation

A. Market Overview
1. Business Environment
a. Health Care Expenditures
b. Cost Consciousness
c. Reimbursement
d. Industry Consolidation
e. Managed Care


f. Hospitals
g. Admissions
h. Length of Stay
i. Industry Diversification
j. Physician Demographics
k. Aging Population
More Chronic Illness
Disease Incidence
Susceptibility to latrogenesis
Multiple Illnesses Cases
l. Laboratory Regulations
2. Market Structure
a. Hospitals
b. Commercial/Private Laboratories
B. Physician Offices/Group Practices
1. Market Summary
2. Market Structure
3. Test Volume and Sales Forecasts
C. Emergency Departments
a. Market Summary
b. Test volume and Sales Forecasts
4. ICUs/CCUs
a. Market Summary
b. Test Volume and Sales Forecast
D. Ambulatory Care Centers
1. Introduction
2. Market Summary
3. Market Structure
4. Test Volume and Sales Forecasts
E. Major Suppliers’ Market Shares

A. Market Overview
B. Market Structure
C. Market Summary
D. Test Volume and Sales Forecasts
E. Major Suppliers’ Market Shares

A. Business Environment
B. Market Structure
C. Market Summary
D. Test Volume and Sales Forecasts
E. Major Suppliers’ Market Shares

Design Criteria for Decentralized Testing Products

Alternative Market Penetration Strategies
A. Internal Development
B. Collaborative Arrangements
C. University Contracts
D. Distribution Strategies for Decentralized
Testing Markets
1. Marketing Approaches
2. Product complexity
3. Customer Preference
4. Established Suppliers
5. Emerging Suppliers
6. Major Types of Distributors
7. Market Segmentation

Potential Market Entry Barriers and Risks
A. Market Maturity
B. Cost Containment
C. Competition
D. Technological Edge and Limitations
E. Patent Protection
F. Regulatory Constraints
G. Decentralized Testing Market Challenges

Company Profile
ADI/America Diagnostica
Agilent Technologies
Beckman Coulter/Danaher
Becton Dickinson
Diagnostica Stago/Trinity Biotech
Eiken Chemical
EKF Diagnostics
Helena Laboratories
Instrumentation Laboratory
International Technidyne/Nexus DX
Kyowa Medex
Life Technologies
Mackay Life Sciences
Nihon Kohden
Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics
Takara Bio

List of Tables

Major Companies Developing or Marketing Cholesterol Tests
Major Companies Developing or Marketing HDL Tests
Major Companies Developing or Marketing Triglycerides Tests
U.S.A., Office-Based Physicians Forecast by Practice Type
U.S.A., Physician Offices/Group Practices Forecast by Type
U.S.A., Physician Office/Group Practice Laboratories Forecast by Practice Size
U.S.A., Physician Offices/Group Practices Lipid Test Volume Forecast
U.S.A., Physician Offices/Group Practices Lipid Tests Reagent Market Forecast
U.S.A., Ancillary Hospital Locations Estimated Number
U.S.A., Ancillary Hospital Locations Annual Utilization
U.S.A., Hospital Emergency Departments Lipid Test Volume Forecast
U.S.A., Hospital Emergency Departments Lipid Test Reagent Market Forecast
U.S.A., Ambulatory Care Centers Estimated Number of Facilities and Patient Visits
U.S.A., Ambulatory Care Centers Most Frequent Diagnoses
U.S.A., Ambulatory Care Centers Lipid Test Volume Forecast
U.S.A., Ambulatory Care Centers Lipid Test Reagent Market Forecast
U.S.A., Major Suppliers of Clinical Chemistry Diagnostic Products, Estimated Market Shares
U.S.A., Major Suppliers of Clinical Chemistry Reagents, Estimated Market Shares
U.S.A., Major Suppliers of Clinical Chemistry Analyzers, Estimated Market Shares
U.S.A., Major Suppliers of Immunodiagnostic Products, Estimated Market Shares
U.S.A., Major Suppliers of Immunoassay Reagents, Estimated Market Shares
U.S.A. Major Suppliers of Immunoassay Analyzers, Estimated Market Shares
Germany, Laboratory Performing Diagnostic Tests
Germany, Physician Offices/Group Practices Lipid Test Volume Forecast
Germany, Physician Offices/Group Practices Lipid Test Reagent Market Forecast
Germany, Major Suppliers of Clinical Chemistry Diagnostic Products, Estimated Market Shares
Germany, Major Suppliers of Clinical Chemistry Reagents, Estimated Market Shares
Germany, Major Suppliers of Clinical Chemistry Analyzers, Estimated Market Shares
Germany, Major Suppliers of Immunodiagnostic Products, Estimated Market Shares
Germany, Major Suppliers of Immunodiagnostic Reagents, Estimated Market Shares
Germany, Major Suppliers of Immunoassay Analyzers, Estimated Market Shares
Spain, Laboratory Performing Chemistry  and Immunoassay Tests
Spain, Ambulatory Care Centers Lipid Test Volume Forecast
Spain, Ambulatory Care Centers Lipid Test Reagent Market Forecast
Spain, Major Suppliers of Clinical Chemistry Diagnostic Products, Estimated Market Shares
Spain, Major Suppliers of Immunodiagnostic Products, Estimated Market Shares

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