I. Market Overview
A. Introduction

1. Major Factors Affecting Market Penetration of Microbiology Instrumentation
2. Traditional Practices
3. Technological Challenges
4. Automation: Impact on the Microbiology Laboratory and the Patient
B. Major Specimen Types
1. Urine
2. Sterile Fluids: Blood, Serum, and CSF
3. Throat Swabs and Respiratory Secretions
4. Genital Secretions
5. Stool
6. Abscess/Wound
7. Sputum
8. Saliva
C. Test Applications
1. Microbial Identification
2. Antibiotic Susceptibility
3. Urine Screening
a. Photometry
b. Bioluminescence
c. Colorimetric Filtration
d. Enzymatic Detection
e. Optical Detection
4. Blood Cultures
D. Major Microbiology Automated and Semi-Automated Systems
1. Multiple Purpose Microbiology Systems
2. Specialized Microbiology Systems
3. Molecular Diagnostic Systems
4. Immunodiagnostic Systems
E. Emerging Diagnostic Technologies
II. Market Size and Growth: Specimen, Test Volume, Application, and Sales
Forecasts for 100 Assays

III. Major Product Development Opportunities
IV. Design Criteria for Decentralized Testing Products
V. Alternative Market Penetration Strategies
VI. Potential Market Entry Barriers and Risks
VII. Competitive Assessments
- Abbott
- Affymetrix
- Agilent Technologies
- Applied Gene Technologies
- Arca Biopharma
- Beckman Coulter/Danaher
- Becton Dickinson
- Biokit
- bioMerieux
- Bio-Rad
- Biotest
- CellMark Forensics/Lab Corp
- Cepheid
- Decode Genetics
- Diadexus
- Diamedix/Erba
- DiaSorin
- Eiken Chemical
- Elitech Group
- Enzo Biochem
- Exact Sciences
- Fujirebio
- Grifols
- Hologic/Gen-Probe
- ID Biomedical/GSK
- Illumina
- Kreatech/Leica
- Li-Cor Biosciences
- Lonza
- Monogram Biosciences
- Myriad Genetics
- Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics
- Perkin Elmer/Caliper

- Proteome Sciences
- Qiagen
- Roche
- Scienion
- Sequenom
- SeraCare
- Shimadzu
- Siemens
- Sierra Molecular
- Takara Bio
- Tecan
- Thermo Fisher
- Wallac/PE
- Wako


List of Tables
Microbiology Specimen Volume Forecast by Type
Microbiology Test Volume Forecasts by Application
Microbiology Consumables Market Forecast by Application
Infectious Disease Test Volume Forecast by Assay
Infectious Disease Diagnostics Market Forecast by Test
Infectious Disease Blood Screening NAT Volume Forecast by Assay
Infectious Disease Blood Screening NAT Reagent Market Forecast by Assay
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