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/CD34
° 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

° CellaVision
° Drew-Scientific
° Horiba
° Medica
° 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. U.S.A.

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
° Agilent Technologies
° Beckman Coulter/Danaher
° Becton Dickinson
° Bio-Rad
° CellaVision
° Horiba
° Iris Diagnostics/Danaher
° Nihon Kohden
° Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics
° Roche
° Siemens
° Sysmex

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


List of Tables

Summary Table I: U.S., All Market Segments,
Total Hematology and Flow Cytometry
Specimen Volume Forecast
Summary Table II: U.S., All Market Segments,
Total Hematology and Flow Cytometry
Test Volume Forecast
Summary Table III: U.S., All Market Segments,
Total Hematology and Flow Cytometry Market Forecast
U.S., Laboratories Performing
Hematology/Flow Cytometry Testing
By Market Segment
U.S., Hospital Laboratories Performing
Hematology and Flow Cytometry Tests By Bed Size
U.S., Commercial/Private Laboratories
Performing Hematology/Flow Cytometry Tests
By Annual Test Volume
U.S., Physician Offices/Group Practices
Performing Hematology/Flow Cytometry Tests
By Annual Test Volume
U.S., Total Routine Hematology Specimen
Volume Forecast By Market Segment
U.S., Total Flow Cytometry and Special
Hematology Specimen Volume Forecast By Market Segment
U.S., Hospital Laboratories, Hematology
And Flow Cytometry Specimen Volume Forecast
U.S., Physician Offices/Group Practices, Hematology
And Flow Cytometry Specimen Volume Forecast

U.S., Commercial/Private Laboratories,
Hematology and Flow Cytometry Specimen Volume Forecast
U.S., Total Routine Hematology Test Volume Forecast
By Market Segment
U.S., Total Flow Cytometry and Special
Hematology Test Volume Forecast By Market Segment

U.S., All Market Segments, Total Routine
Hematology Test Volume Forecast
U.S., Hospital Laboratories, Routine
Hematology Test Volume Forecast
U.S., Commercial/Private Laboratories,
Routine Hematology Test Volume Forecast
U.S., Physician Office Laboratories,
Routine Hematology Test Volume Forecast
U.S., All Market Segments, Flow Cytometry and
Special Hematology Test Volume Forecast
U.S., Hospital Laboratories, Flow Cytometry and
Special Hematology Test Volume Forecast
U.S., Commercial/Private Laboratories, Flow Cytometry
and Special Hematology Test Volume Forecast
U.S., Physician Office Laboratories, Flow Cytometry
and Special Hematology Test Volume Forecast
U.S., Major Hematology Analyzers, Estimated Placements
and Installed Base
U.S., Major Flow Cytometers, Estimated Placements
and Installed Base
U.S., Total Hematology Market
By Market Segment Forecast

U.S., Hematology Instrument Market
By Markets Segment Forecast
U.S., Hematology Consumable Market
By Market Segment Forecast
U.S., Total Flow Cytometry Market Forecast
By Market Segment
U.S., Flow Cytometry Consumable Market Forecast
By Market Segment
U.S., Flow Cytometry Instrument Market Forecast
By Market Segment
U.S., Total Hematology Market
By Major Supplier
U.S., Hematology Instrument Market
By Major Supplier
U.S., Hematology Consumable Market
By Major Supplier
U.S., Total Flow Cytometry Market
By Major Supplier
U.S., Total Flow Cytometry Consumable Market
By Major Supplier
U.S., Total Flow Cytometry Instrument Market
By Major Supplier