Pertussis Infection Testing : Market Insights
Pertussis refers to the whooping cough, which can lead to a serious illness in children and in adults as well. The common symptoms of pertussis includes vomiting, coughing fits, whooping, long pause in breathing, presence of blue or purple skin color due to lack of oxygen, fever etc.
Pertussis is one of the common infectious disease which can be treated by vaccine. It occurs more commonly in the children younger than 5 years of age. According to center for Disease Control and Prevention, there are approximately 175,000 cases of pertussis each year. According to World Health Organization, there were 195,000 deaths from pertussis infection.
The bordetella pertussis IgM ELISA testing kits, PCR instruments and various other instruments are used in the diagnosis of pertussis infection. FluoroType Bordetella instrument is manufactured by Hain Lifescience Gmbh. It is highly sensitive and specific instrument. It is rapid as result or outcome is obtained within three hours.
There are three stages of pertussis infection. The first stage of the pertussis is the running nose. The first phase lasts for one to two weeks. The second stage of the pertussis is the paroxysmal stage. The duration of this phase varies from patient to patient. The last or the third stage of this disease is convalescent stage. The last stage can lasts for few weeks or months and it might get to a serious level of chronic cough.
Pertussis Infection Testing: Market Dynamics
The increasing prevalence of pertussis, especially in children, is expected to increase the growth of pertussis infection testing market. It is estimated that 20 to 40 million persons are newly infected with pertussis each year, 90 % of cases thereof occur in developing countries. Increasing number of diagnostic laboratories, is another important factor which can increase the growth of pertussis infection testing market. There are various other factors such as increasing number of hospitals, increasing unhygienic conditions in the hospitals, increasing availability of the pertussis testing kits for the treatment of pertussis etc. can be responsible for the significant growth of pertussis infection testing market. Increasing healthcare awareness among the people and increasing per capita healthcare expenditure, are expected to increase the growth of pertussis infection testing market. Increasing disposable income, can also increase the growth of pertussis infection testing market.
There are a few factors which can hinder the growth of pertussis infection testing market. Various factors such as poor availability of the pertussis testing Elisa kits in some of the laboratories, can hinder the growth of pertussis infection testing market. Other factors such as lack of awareness of the pertussis infection testing, especially in some of the developing regions, can hinder the overall growth of pertussis infection testing market. High price of pertussis testing kits can also hinder the overall growth of pertussis infection testing market.
Pertussis Infection Testing Market: Overview
The pertussis infection testing market has been segmented on the basis of its product type and end user. On the basis of products, the pertussis infection testing market has been segmented into reagent & kits and instruments. FluoroType bordetella instrument is involved in the rapid identification of B. pertussis. Pertussis infection testing kits hold a large revenue share in the overall market. Based on the end user, the pertussis infection testing market has been segmented into hospitals, specialty clinics, diagnostic laboratories and research centers. Diagnostic laboratories, is expected to hold a large revenue share in the pertussis infection testing market.
Pertussis Infection Testing Market: Region-wise Outlook
On the basis of geography, global pertussis infection testing market has been segmented into several key regions viz. North America, Latin America, Europe, East Asia, South Asia and Oceania. North America is expected to hold a large revenue share in the global pertussis infection testing market due to technological advancement, especially in the field of healthcare and easy availability of pertussis testing kits. Europe is also expected to hold the second largest share in the global pertussis infection testing market due to the presence of well- established healthcare infrastructure. Asia Pacific is also expected to register a significant growth in the pertussis infection testing market due to the increasing healthcare awareness among the people and increasing population.
Pertussis Infection Testing Market: Key Players
There are many companies associated with the manufacturing of Pertussis Infection Testing market. The key players operating in the Pertussis Infection Testing market follow various promotional strategies such as development of new and advanced products and partnerships with other companies. Some of the key players present in global Pertussis Infection Testing market are Tecan Trading AG, Cortez Diagnostics Inc., Hain Lifescience GmbH, bioMerieux SA etc.
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The regional analysis includes:
- North America (U.S., Canada)
- Latin America (Mexico. Brazil)
- Western Europe (Germany, Italy, France, U.K, Spain, Nordic countries, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg)
- Eastern Europe (Poland, Russia)
- Asia-Pacific Excluding Japan (China, India, ASEAN, Australia & New Zealand)
- The Middle East and Africa (GCC, S. Africa, N. Africa)
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Pertussis Infection Testing Market: Segmentation
The Pertussis Infection Testing market is segmented by application, end user and region:
Segmentation by Product Type
- Reagents and Kits
- Bordetella Pertussis IgM ELISA Test
- FluoroType Bordetella
- PCR Instruments
Segmentation by End users
- Specialty Clinics
- Diagnostic Laboratories
- Research Centers
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