Table of Contents

I. Introduction

II. Worldwide Market and Technology Overview

A. Major Routine Chemistry Tests
1. Albumin
2. Alkaline Phosphatase
3. ALT/SGPT
4. Ammonia
5. Amylase
6. AST/SGOT
7. Bilirubin, Total
8. Blood Gases
9. Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN)
10. Calcium
11. Cardio CRP
12. Cholesterol
13. Cholinesterase
14. CRP
15. Creatinine
16. Electrolytes
a. Carbon Dioxide/Bicarbonate
b. Chloride
c. Potassium
d. Sodium
17. Ferritin
18. Fructosamine
19. Gamma-Glutamyl Transpeptidase (GGT)
20. Glucose
21. High Density Lipoprotein (HDL)
22. Homocysteine
23. Iron
24. Lactate Dehydrogenase (LDH)
25. Magnesium
26. Phosphorus
27. Protein
28. Triglycerides
29. Uric Acid
30. Troponin
B. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM)
1. Overview
2. Carbamazepine
3. Cyclosporin
4. Digoxin
5. Everolimus
6. Gentamicin
7. Lamotrigine/Lamictal
8. Levetiracetam
9. Lidocaine
10. Lithium
11. NAPA/Procainamide
12. Phenytoin
13. Quinidine
14. Sirolimus
15. Tacrolimus
16. Theophylline
17. Topirimate
18. Valproic Acid
C. Endocrine Function Tests
1. Cortisol
2. Estradiol
3. Follicle-Stimulating Hormone (FSH)
4. Gastrin
5. Growth Hormone/IGF-1
6. Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)
7. LH
8. Progesterone
9. PTH/IO PTH
10. Prolactin
11. T3
12. T3 Free
13. T3 Uptake
14. T4 (Thyroxine)
15. T4 Free
16. TBG
17. Testosterone
18. Thyroglobulin Ab
19. TPO Ab
20. TSH
D. Tumor Markers and Special Chemistry Tests
1. AFP
2. CA 15-3
3. CA 19-9
4. CA 27-29
5. Carcinoembrionic Antigen (CEA)
6. Folate/Folic Acid
7. HCG
8. 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D2 and D3
9. Occult Blood
10. Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA)
11. Thyroglobulin
12. Vitamin B-12
E. Immunoprotein Tests
1. Complement
a. C3
b. C4
2. Free Light Chains
3. Immunofixation
4. Immunoglobulins (IgA, IgE, IgG, IgM)
5. Haptoglobin
6. Prealbumin
7. Protein Electrophoresis
F. Drugs of Abuse
1. Overview
2. Test Methodologies
3. Amphetamines
4. Barbiturates
5. Benzodiazepines
6. Cannabinoids/Marijuana
7. Cocaine
8. Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD)
9. Methadone
10. Methaqualone
11. Opiates
12. Phencyclidine
13. Tricyclic Antidepressants
G. Instrumentation Review: Operating characteristics
and features of high-, medium-, and low-volume/POC analyzers
H. Major In Vitro Diagnostic Technologies
and Their Potential Applications
1. Monoclonal and Polyclonal Antibodies
2. Immunoassays
a. Technological Principle
b. Chemiluminescence
c. Enzyme Immunoassays (EIA)
- Overview
- ELISA
- EMIT
- Electrochemical
d. Radioimmunoassays (RIA)
e. Immunoprecipitation
f. Affinity Chromatography
3. Tandem Mass Spec
4. IT and Automation
5. Dry Chemistry
6. Biosensors

VI. Market Size, Growth and Sales Forecasts by Test

VII. Major Product Development Opportunities

VIII. Design Criteria for Decentralized Testing Products

IX. 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

X. 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

XI. Competitive Assessments

- Abbott Laboratories
- AdnaGen
- Agilent Technologies
- Beckman Coulter/Danaher
- Biomedical Diagnostics
- BioMerieux
- Bio-Rad
- DiaSorin
- Eiken
- Fujirebio/Innogenetics
- Instrumentation Laboratory
- Kyowa Medex
- Matritech/Alere
- Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics
- Quest Diagnostics
- Roche
- Siemens
- Sysmex
- Thermo Fisher
- Tosoh
- Wako
- Wallac/PE