I. Introduction
II. Hepatitis Worldwide Market and Technology Overview
A. Background
B. Hepatitis A
C. Hepatitis B
D. Hepatitis C
0 Classification
0 Transmission of Infection
0 Occupational Hazards
0 Acute Hepatitis
0 Diagnosis of Acute Infection
0 Chronic Hepatitis
0 HCV and Other Chronic Liver Diseases
0 Alcoholic Liver Disease
0 Hepatitis B Coinfection
0 Cirrhosis and Hepatocellular Carcinoma
0 Diagnostic Tests
0 Possible Indications for HCV RNA Testing
0 Conclusions and Future Direction
E. Hepatitis D
0 Historical Perspective
0 Epidemiology
0 HBV-HDV "Coinfection" vs. "Superinfection"
0 Methods of Detecting HDV
0 Prevention
F. Hepatitis E
0 Background
0 Prevalence of the Disease
0 Diagnostic Tests
0 Epidemiologic Serosurveys
0 Serologic Cross-Reactivity
G. Hepatitis G
0 Vaccines and Drugs

H. Review of Leading Analyzers Marketed by: Abbott, Beckman
Coulter/Danaher, BioMerieux, Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Roche,
Siemens, Tosoh, Wallac and Other Suppliers
I. Emerging Diagnostic Technologies
1. Molecular Diagnostics
2. Monoclonal Antibodies
3. Immunoassays
4. Differential Light Scattering
5. Information Technology
6. Artificial Intelligence
7. Liposomes
8. Flow Cytometry
9. Chromatography
10. Diagnostic Imaging
11. Gel Microdroplets
12. Other
VI. Japan: Market Size, Growth and Major Suppliers'
Sales and Market Shares
X. 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

XI. 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
XII. Competitive Assessments
- Abbott
- Affymetrix
- Beckman Coulter/Danaher
- Becton Dickinson
- bioMerieux
- Bio-Rad
- Cepheid
- Diamedix/Erba
- DiaSorin
- Eiken Chemical
- Elitech Group
- Enzo Biochem
- Fujirebio
- Grifols
- Hologic/Gen-Probe
- ID Biomedical/GSK
- Kreatech/Leica
- Lonza
- Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics
- Qiagen
- Roche

- Scienion
- Sequenom
- SeraCare
- Siemens
- Takara Bio
- Thermo Fisher
- Wallac/PE
- Wako


List of Tables
Major Companies Developing or Marketing Hepatitis Tests
Japan
HAV NAT Test Volume and Diagnostics Sales Forecast
By Market Segment
Japan
HBV NAT Test Volume and Diagnostics Sales Forecast
By Market Segment
Japan
HBs Ag Test Volume and Diagnostics Sales Forecast
By Market Segment
Japan
Hepatitis C Test Volume and Diagnostics Sales Forecast
By Market Segment
Japan
Anti-HBc Test Volume and Diagnostics Sales Forecast
By Market Segment
Japan
Anti-HBs Test Volume and Diagnostics Sales Forecast
By Market Segment
Japan
Anti-HAV Test Volume and Diagnostics Sales Forecast
By Market Segment
Japan
Hepatitis Delta Test Volume and Diagnostics Sales
Forecast by Market Segment
Japan
Hbc Ag Test Volume and Diagnostics Sales Forecast
By Market Segment

Japan
Hbe Ag Test Volume and Diagnostics Sales Forecast
By Market Segment
Japan
ALT/SGPT Test Volume and Diagnostics Sales Forecast
By Market Segment
Japan
Hepatitis Testing Market Diagnostics Sales
By Major Supplier
Japan
Hepatitis C Testing Market Diagnostics Sales
By Major Supplier