I Introduction
II Major Product Development Opportunities
A Blood Typing and Grouping
B Infectious Disease Screening
C Auxiliary
III Alternative Market Penetration Strategies
A Internal Development
B Collaborative Arrangements
C University Contracts
IV Potential Market Entry Barriers and Risks
A Market Maturity
B Cost Containment
C Competition
D Technological Edge and Limitations
E Patent Protection

V Worldwide Technology and Market Overview
A Major Blood Typing, Grouping and Infectious
Disease Screening Tests
1 Blood Typing and Grouping Tests
a ABO
b Antibody Panels
c Antibody Screening
d Antigen Typing
e Antiglobulin Test

f Crossmatch
g HLA Typing
h Rh
i Other Blood Groups
2 Infectious Disease Screening Tests
a AIDS/HIV
- Background
- Diagnostic Tests
° Enzyme Immunoassay
° Viral Load/Drug Resistance Testing
° Genotype and Phenotype Testing
- Blood Banking Considerations
b Hepatitis Markers
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Hepatitis C
- Hepatitis D (Delta Hepatitis)
- Hepatitis E
- Hepatitis G
- Vaccines and Drugs
c Cytomegalovirus
- Background
- Diagnostic Tests
- Vaccines and Drugs
d Syphilis
- Background
- Diagnostic Tests
- Vaccines and Drugs
e West Nile Virus
- Background
- Clinical Syndromes
- Diagnostic Tests
- Vaccines and Drugs
f Parvovirus B19
- Microbiology
- Epidemiology
- Clinical Syndromes
- Diagnostic Test
- Vaccines and Drugs

g Creutzfeldt-Jakob's Disease
- Background
- Transmission
- Diagnostic Tests
- Vaccines and Drugs
h Malaria
i Chagas Disease
j Babesiosis
3 Pathogen Reduction
4 Leukocyte Reduction
- Background
- Methods
B Instrumentation Review: Operating Characteristics,
Features and Selling Prices of Leading Blood Typing,
Grouping and Infectious Disease Screening Automated
and Semiautomated Analyzers
C Major Blood Banking Technologies
and Their Potential Applications
1 Molecular Diagnostics
2 Monoclonal and Polyclonal Antibodies
3 Immunoassays
4 Microtitration Plates
5 IT and Automation
6 Lasers
7 Robotics
8 Synthetic Red Cell Substitutes
9 Genetically Engineered Blood Components
10 Blood Preservation
11 Autologous Blood Transfusion/Freezing
VI Japan Blood Banking Market
A Executive Summary
B Business Environment
C Market Structure
D Market Size, Test Volume and Sales Forecasts, by Market Segment,
Major Supplier Sales and Market Shares

VII Competitive Assessments
- Abbott
- Beckman Coulter/Danaher
- Becton Dickinson
- Biokit
- BioMerieux
- Bio-Rad
- CellMark Forensics/LabCorp
- Diagast
- DiaSorin
- Fujirebio
- Hologic/Gen-Probe
- Grifols
- Immucor
- Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics
- Proteome Sciences
- Quest Diagnostics
- Quidel
- Roche
- Siemens
- Tecan

List of Tables

Major Companies Developing or Marketing
Blood Typing and Grouping Tests
Major Companies Developing or Marketing
HLA Typing Tests
Major Companies Developing or Marketing
AIDS Tests
Major Companies Developing or Marketing
Hepatitis Tests
Major Companies Developing or Marketing
CMV Tests
Major Companies Developing or Marketing
Syphilis Tests
Major Companies Developing or Marketing
Blood Bank Analyzers
Executive Summary Table: Japan, Total Blood Bank
Test Volume and Reagent Sales Forecast
by Test Category
Japan, Facilities Performing Blood
Bank Tests by Market Segment
Japan, Hospital Laboratories Performing
Blood Bank Tests By Bed Size
Japan, Commercial/Private Laboratories
Performing Blood Bank Tests
by Annual Test Volume
Japan, All Market Segments Blood Typing
and Grouping Test Volume Forecast by Market Segment
Japan, All Market Segments Blood Typing
and Grouping Test Volume Forecast

Japan, Hospital Laboratories Blood
Typing and Grouping Test Volume Forecast
Japan, Blood Banks Blood Typing
and Grouping Test Volume Forecast
Japan, Commercial/Private Laboratories
Blood Typing and Grouping Test Volume Forecast
Japan, All Market Segments Infectious
Disease Screening Test Volume Forecast by Market
Segment
Japan, All Market Segments Infectious
Disease Screening Test Volume Forecast
Japan, Blood Banks Infectious Disease
Screening Test Volume Forecast
Japan, Commercial/Private Laboratories
Infectious Disease Screening Test Volume Forecast
Japan, Hospital Laboratories Infectious
Disease Screening Test Volume Forecast
Japan, All Market Segments Blood Typing
and Grouping Reagent Market Forecast
By Market Segment
Japan, All Market Segments Blood Typing
And Grouping Reagent Market Forecast by Major Test
Japan, Hospital Laboratories Blood
Typing and Grouping Reagent Market Forecast
By Major Test
Japan, Blood Banks Blood Typing and
Grouping Reagent Market By Major Test Forecast
Japan, Commercial/Private Laboratories
Blood Typing and Grouping Reagent Market Forecast
By Major Test

Japan, All Market Segments Infectious
Disease Screening Reagent Market Forecast
By Market Segment
Japan, All Market Segments Infectious
Disease Screening Reagent Market Forecast by Test
Japan, Blood Banks Infectious Disease
Screening Reagent Market Forecast by Test
Japan, Commercial/Private Laboratories
Infectious Disease Screening Reagent Market Forecast
By Test
Japan, Hospital Laboratories Infectious
Disease Screening Reagent Market Forecast by Test
Japan, Major Suppliers of Blood Typing
And Grouping Reagents Estimated Sales
And Market Shares
Japan, HIV/HTLV Blood Screening Market,
Reagent Sales by Major Supplier
Japan, Hepatitis C Blood Screening Market,
Reagent Sales by Major Supplier
Japan, CMV Blood Screening Market,
Reagent Sales by Major Supplier
Japan, Syphilis Blood Screening Market,
Reagent Sales by Major Supplier