Table of Contents

I. Introduction
II. Worldwide Market and Technology Overview
A. Major Routine and Special Hematology Tests
1. Introduction
2. CBC Analysis
a. Hemoglobin Concentration
b. Hematocrit Determination
c. Red Blood Cell Count
d. Red Cell Indices
° MCV
° RDW
° MCHC
° CHCM
° HDW
° MCH
e. Red Cell Size Histograms
f. Platelets
° Platelet Count
° Platelet Size/MPV
° PDW
° Automated Systems
g. Reticulocytes
3. White Blood Cell Analysis
a. WBC Count
b. Five-Partial Differential Major Suppliers
° Abbott
° Beckman Coulter/Danaher
° Siemens
° Sysmex
c. Pattern Recognition Systems
° IRIS
d. Comparison of Major Differential Analyzers

4. Reticulocytes
5. Platelet Function Tests
6. Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate/CRP
7. Red Cell Analysis
8. 2, 3 DPG
9. Red Cell Deformability
10. Neutrophil Function Tests
11. Semen Analysis
12. Bone Marrow Analysis
13. Urinalysis
B. Major Flow Cytometry Applications
1. Cell Surface Markers
a. Lymphocyte Subclassification CD4/CD8
° Instrumentation and Reagent Test Kits
* BD
* Beckman Coulter/Danaher
* T Cells Diagnostics
b. Other Cell Markers
2. DNA Content Analysis
3. RNA Content Analysis
4. Chemotherapy Monitoring
5. Cell Cycle Analysis
6. Chromosome Analysis
7. Fetal Cell Analysis
8. HLA Typing
9. Microbiology
10. Protein Content Analysis
11. Multiparameter Analysis
12. Other Applications
C. Instrumentation Review
1. Hematology Analyzers
a. Overview
° Electrical Aperture-Impedance Analyzers
° Light Scatter Analyzers
b. System Review
° Abbott
° Beckman Coulter/Danaher
° Biocode Hycel
° Drew-Scientific
° Horiba
° Menarini
° Nihon Kohden
° Siemens
° Sysmex
2. Flow Cytometers
a. Introduction
b. System Overview
° Becton Dickinson
° Beckman Coulter/Danaher
3. Platelet Aggregometers
4. Sedimentation Rate Analyzers
° Diesse Ves Matic
° Polymedco
D. Current Market Needs and Future Demand
For Hematology Analyzers
E. Reagents and Controls
F. Current and Emerging Technologies
1. Information Technologies
2. Automation and Robotics
3. Lasers
4. Artificial Intelligence
5. Monoclonal Antibodies
6. Molecular Diagnostics
7. Microdrop Technology
III. Italy

A. Executive Summary
B. Business Environment
C. Market Structure
D. Market Size, Growth and Major Suppliers'
Instrument Placements, Installed Base,
Sales and Market Shares
X. Major Product Development Opportunities
A. Instrumentation
B. Reagent Kits and Test Systems/Panels
C. Information Technology
D. Auxiliary Products
XI. Design Criteria for Decentralized Testing Products
XII. Alternative Market Penetration Strategies
A. Internal Development
B. Collaborative Arrangements
C. University Contracts
D. Distribution Strategies for the Decentralized
Testing Markets
1. Four Marketing Approaches
2. Product Complexity Factor
3. Customer Preference Factor
4. Established Suppliers
5. Emerging Suppliers
6. Major Types of Distributors
7. Market Segmentation Factor
XIII. 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
XIV. Competitive Assessments
° Abbott
° Beckman Coulter/Danaher
° Becton Dickinson
° Bio-Rad
° CellaVision
° Dako
° Horiba
° Iris
° Nihon Kohden
° Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics
° Roche
° Siemens
° Sysmex

XV. Appendix: Major Universities and Research
Centers Developing Hematology/Flow Cytometry
Technologies and Applications

List of Tables
Summary Table I: Italy, Total Hematology and Flow Cytometry
Specimen Volume Forecast
Summary Table II: Italy, Total Hematology and Flow Cytometry
Test Volume Forecast
Summary Table III: Italy, Total Hematology and Flow Cytometry
Market Forecast
Italy, Hospital Laboratories Performing
Hematology and Flow Cytometry Tests By Bed Size
Italy, Hospital Laboratories, Hematology and
Flow Cytometry Specimen Volume Forecast
Italy, Hospital Laboratories, Routine
Hematology Test Volume Forecast
Italy, Hospital Laboratories, Flow Cytometry
And Special Hematology Test Volume Forecast

Italy, Major Hematology Analyzers, Estimated Placements
and Installed Base
Italy, Major Flow Cytometers, Estimated Placements
and Installed Base
Italy, Total Hematology Market
By Major Supplier
Italy, Hematology Consumable Market
By Major Supplier
Italy, Hematology Instrument Market
By Major Supplier
Italy, Total Flow Cytometry Market
By Major Supplier
Italy, Flow Cytometry Consumables Market
By Major Supplier
Italy, Flow Cytometry Instrument Market
By Major Supplier