Virology Market Analysis

Virology Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2015-2025

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This Virology market study offers a comprehensive analysis of the business models, key strategies, and respective market shares of some of the most prominent players in this landscape. Along with an in-depth commentary on the key influencing factors, market statistics in terms of revenues, segment-wise data, region-wise data, and country-wise data are offered in the full study. This study is one of the most comprehensive documentation that captures all the facets of the evolving Virology market.


Virology, the study of viruses, is an unparalleled branch of life sciences. With immensely high prevalence of diseases such as flu, hepatitis, AIDS, and STDs, the importance of virology is repeatedly highlighted. The global virology market is expected to grow over 2015-2025.

FMI’s research identifies growing infectious diseases as a key force driving the market throughout the forecast period.

Market Growth Analysis

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Virology Market:
Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2015-2025
Key Drivers: Virology Market

Key Restraints to Market Growth

Maintaining the quality and safety standards of viral a controlling therapy has been a longstanding challenge, which is anticipated to hamper the market in the forecast period as well. Moreover, stringent approval processes for antiviral drugs is also foreseen to be a restraint to market growth. Another factor identified for affecting the market growth includes resistance toward and side effects of antiviral drugs for new treatment options.

Global Virology Market: Competitive Landscape

By 2017 end, a few important patents are approaching expiry, including Tamiflu, Sustiva, Tenofovir, Combivir, Relenza, and Telbivudine. Following expiry of these blockbuster drugs, the market is estimated to discover a dynamic competitive landscape. The generic competition in the virology market will be at a high pace 2017 onward.  

Apart from expiring drugs, the market also has some late stage pipeline drugs, including Inavir, Elvitegravir, Vicriviroc, Rilpivirine, and Rapiacta. These drugs are set to enter the global market, fostering the competition globally.

Virology Market: Segmentation

FMI's research on the global virology market provides a 10-year forecast, segmenting the market on the basis of product type, application, end-use, and region.

Based on product type, the global virology market is segmented into

Regional Outlook: Global Virology Market

North America is the largest virology market led by the U.S., owing to technological advancements such as rapid, portable diagnostics. N. America is expected to retain the top market position over the forecast period as well.

Europe is projected to maintain the position as the second largest market globally. During the forecast period, Europe is anticipated to record the highest CAGR, attributed by enhanced healthcare infrastructure, facilitated access to diagnostics, and growing affordability of diagnostic tests for viral diseases.

Japan is currently a growing virology market, which is estimated to grow at a remarkable CAGR through to 2025. However, APEJ and Africa are expected to witness the most promising growth opportunities during the forecast period. While China will be a leading APEJ market, India will contribute a considerable revenue share to the APEJ virology market.

Segment-wise Market Forecast

Immunoprophylaxis therapy and antiviral drugs are the fastest-growing market segments in the estimated forecast period.

STDs, urinary tract infections, and respiratory tract infections are currently dominating compared to other application types in the global virology market.

On the basis of diagnosis tests, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, HIV, human papillomavirus (HPV), and other tests (influenza, ebola, and dengue) are estimated to attract the largest market shares globally.

Hospitals and laboratories projected to continue the most dominating end-use segments, accounting for almost 50% market share globally.

Key Players in the Global Virology Market

The notable players identified in the global virology market include GlaxoSmithKline plc, Abbott Laboratories, Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation, Merck and Co. Inc., Novartis International AG, Siemens, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca AB, and Roche.

Merck and Co. Inc. has several drug candidates in phase 2, including cancer, diabetes, cardiac arrest, and hepatitis C, and some candidates in phase 3, including breast cancer, atherosclerosis, Alzeimer's, ebola, and HIV. The company also has many other candidates, which are currently under review.

Abivax, a high profile biotech company in Paris, France, has already successfully produced candidates against dengue and chikungunya viruses. The company has a few more candidates against HIV and ebola, currently under development.

The research report presents a comprehensive assessment of the market and contains thoughtful insights, facts, historical data, and statistically supported and industry-validated market data. It also contains projections using a suitable set of assumptions and methodologies. The research report provides analysis and information according to categories such as market segments, geographies, accessories and applications.

The report is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, inputs from industry experts and industry participants across the value chain. The report provides in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macro-economic indicators and governing factors along with market attractiveness as per segments. The report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on market segments and geographies.

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Competitive Positioning Matrix

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Average Selling Price (ASP) Analysis

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Current Trends in the Virology Field

  • In 2015, the virology industry was predominantly influenced by ebola, MERS, and hepatitis C viruses. In 2016, zika virus is dominating the research, with better prospects in the near future.
  • Virologists are persistently investigating novel applications for viruses. Currently, an ongoing research is experimenting on the exploitation of viruses for plant production, aiming at the efficient production of high quality, eco-friendly food.

Diagnosing Test

  • DNA Viruses
  • RNA Viruses
  • Prions Diagnostic Test
  • Other Viral Tests

Viral Infection Controlling Methods

  • Immunoprophylaxis
  • Active Prophylaxis (Vaccines)
  • Passive Prophylaxis

Antiviral Chemotherapy

  • Virucidal Agents
  • Antiviral Agents
  • Immunomodulators

Interferons

  • Cytokines

Based on application, the global virology market is segmented into

  • Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
  • Respiratory Tract Infections
  • GI Tract Infections
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Eye Infections
  • CNS Infections
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Perinatal Infections

According to the end-user, the market is segmented into

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Laboratories
  • Diagnostic Centres
  • Blood Banks
  • Pharmacies

The report covers exhaustive analysis on:

  • Market Segments
  • Market Dynamics
  • Market Size
  • Supply & Demand
  • Current Trends/Issues/Challenges
  • Competition & Companies involved
  • Technology
  • Value Chain

Regional analysis includes

  • North America (U.S., Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Brazil)
  • Western Europe (Germany, Italy, France, U.K, Spain, Nordic countries, BENELUX)
  • Eastern Europe (Poland, Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (China, India, ASEAN, Australia & New Zealand)
  • Japan
  • Middle East and Africa (GCC and S. Africa)

Report Highlights:

  • Detailed overview of parent market
  • Changing market dynamics in the industry
  • In-depth market segmentation
  • Historical, current and projected market size in terms of volume and value
  • Recent industry trends and developments
  • Competitive landscape
  • Strategies of key players and products offered
  • Potential and niche segments, geographical regions exhibiting promising growth
  • A neutral perspective on market performance
  • Must-have information for market players to sustain and enhance their market footprint.
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