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Table of Contents

I. Introduction
II. AFP Worldwide Market and Technology Overview
A. Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP): Clinical Significance
and Laboratory Practices
B. Instrumentation Review And
Market Needs
1. Abbott AxSYM
2. Abbott Architect c4000
3. Abbott Architect i2000 Series
4. Abbott Architect ci8200 System
5. Beckman Coulter UniCel Series
6. Beckman Coulter Access
7. Binding Site ESP600
8. bioMerieux Mini Vidas
9. Carolina Chemistries BioLis 24i
10. DiaSorin Liaison
11. Horiba ABX Pentra 400
12. Inverness DS2
13. J&J Vitros ECi/ECiQ
14. J&J Vitros 3600
15. J&J Vitros 5600
16. Olympus AU5400
17. Olympus AU3000i
18. Olympus AU2700
19. Roche Modular Analytics
20. Roche Cobas Integra 400
21. Roche Cobas Integra 400 Plus
22. Roche Elecsys
23. Roche Cobas c311
24. Siemens ADVIA Centaur
25. Siemens Dimension
26. Siemens Dimension RxL Max
27. Siemens Dimension Vista 500
28. Siemens Immulite

29. Siemens Stratus
30. Tosoh AIA-Series
31. Vital Diagnostics ATAC 8000
32. Vital Diagnostics Envoy 500
C. Current and Emerging Technologies
1. Monoclonal and Polyclonal Antibodies
2. Immunoassays
a. Technological Principle
b. Radioimmunoassay (RIA)
c. Enzyme Immunoassays (EIA)
- Overview
- ELISA
- Immunofiltration
- Particle-Membrane Capture Immunoassay
- Enzyme Amplification
d. Fluorescent Immunoassays
e. Luminescence
- Chemiluminescence
- Bioluminescence
f. Latex Agglutination
g. Immunoprecipitation
H. Affinity Chromatographu
e. Liposome Flow-Injection Immunoassay
3. Molecular Diagnostics
a. Technology Overview
b. Amplification Methods
- PCR
- DAP-PCR
- Immuno-PCR
- QC-PCR
- CAR
- DNA
- HPA
- LCR
- NASBA
- QBR
- SDA
- 3 SR, and others
4. Chromosome Analysis
a. Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML)
b. Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

c. Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)
d. Malignant Lymphomas
Lymphoid Malignancies
e. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
f. Solid Cancers
g. Chromosomal Translocation and Oncogenes
5. Artificial Intelligence
6. Flow Cytometry
7. Two Dimensional Gel Electrophoresis (2-DGE)
8. Biosensors
9. Competing/Complementing Technologies
a. CT
b. MRI
c. NMR
d. PET
e. Photonics Spectroscopy
E. Personal Testing
III. France: Market Size, Growth and Major Suppliers'
Sales and Market Shares
IV. Germany: Market Size, Growth and Major Suppliers'
Sales and Market Shares
V. Italy: Market Size, Growth and Major Suppliers'
Sales and Market Shares

VI. Japan: Market Size, Growth and Major Suppliers'
Sales and Market Shares
VII. Spain: Market Size, Growth and Major Suppliers'
Sales and Market Shares
VIII. U.K.: Test Volume and Diagnostics Sales Forecast
by Market Segment
IX. U.S.A.: Market Size, Growth and Major Suppliers'
Sales and Market Shares

X. Design Criteria for Decentralized Testing Products
XI. Alternative Market Penetration Strategies
A. Internal Development
B. Collaborative Arrangements
C. University Contracts
D. Distribution Strategies
1. Marketing Approaches
2. Product Complexity
3. Customer Preference
4. Established Suppliers
5. Emerging Suppliers
6. Major Types of Distributors
7. Market Segmentation Factor
XII. 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

XIII. Competitive Profiles
- Abbott
- AdnaGen
- Applied Gene Technologies
- Arca Biopharma
- Beckman Coulter/Danaher
- Becton Dickinson
- Biomedical Diagnostics
- bioMerieux
- Bio-Rad
- Cepheid
- Correlogic Systems

- Decode Genetics
- Diadexus
- Diagnocure
- Diasorin
- Eiken Chemical
- Elitech Group
- Enterix
- Enzo Biochem
- Epigenomics
- Exact Sciences
- Fujirebio
- Hologic/Gen-Probe
- Guided Therapeutics
- Kreatech/Leica
- Kyowa Medex
- Mackay Life Sciences
- Myriad Genetics
- OncoLab
- Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics
- Panacea Pharmaceuticals
- Polartechnics
- Polymedco
- PreMD
- Qiagen
- Quest Diagnostics
- Radient Pharmaceuticals
- Roche
- Scienion
- Sequenom
- Siemens Healthcare
- Takara Bio
- Targeted Diagnostics & Therapeutics
- Thermo Fisher
- Tosoh
- Veridex
- Wako Pure Chemicals
- Wallac/PE
- Zila
AFP TESTING MARKET: US, EUROPE, JAPAN
Test Volume, Sales Forecasts and Supplier Shares by Country


List of Tables
Major Companies Developing or Marketing AFP Tests
France
AFP Test Volume and Diagnostics Sales
by Market Segment
France
AFP Testing Market by Major Supplier
Germany
AFP Test Volume and Diagnostics Sales
by Market Segment
Germany
AFP Testing Market by Major Supplier
Italy
AFP Test Volume and Diagnostics Sales
by Market Segment
Italy
AFP Testing Market by Major Supplier
Japan
AFP Test Volume and Diagnostics Sales
by Market Segment
Japan
AFP Testing Market by Major Supplier
Spain
AFP Test Volume and Diagnostics Sales
by Market Segment
Spain
AFP Testing Market by Major Supplier

U.K.
AFP Test Volume and Diagnostics Sales
by Market Segment
U.S.A.
AFP Test Volume and Diagnostics Sales
by Market Segment
U.S.A.
AFP Testing Market by Major Supplier