Anti-Infectives: A Global Strategic Business Report
San Jose, California (PRWEB) February 22, 2010
Anti-infectives are indicated for the treatment of infections caused by bacteria, fungi, protozoa, prions, and parasites. Anti-infectives market mainly includes antibacterials, anti-virals, anti-fungals, and vaccines. Other causative agents responsible for developing infectious disorders include Chlamydiae, Mycoplasmas, Worms, Rickettsiae, Helminths, and Yeast.
Antibacterials represent the largest segment of anti-infectives market globally, as stated by a new market research report on anti-infectives. Among the anti-bacterials class, sales is led by Cephalosporins, followed by Macrolides, Fluoroquinolones, and Penicillins. Anti-virals represents another major anti-infective drug class. Some of the major growth drivers for anti-virals include increased awareness of the disease and its progression, development of novel drug classes, limited generic competition, increased R&D investments fuelled by the growth of drug resistance among patients, and reduction of R&D costs through genomics. Anti-viral drugs are also expected to register the fastest growth rate, compared to the other drug classes, including ant-bacterials, anti-fungals, and others such as vaccines.
Key players profiled in the report include Abbott Laboratories, Alcon Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Astellas Pharma Inc., AstraZeneca Plc, Bayer HealthCare AG, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., Boehringer Ingelheim, Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc., Daiichi Sankyo Company Ltd., Eli Lilly and Company, Gilead Sciences Inc., GlaxoSmithKline Plc, F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Ltd., Johnson & Johnson, Merck & Co. Inc, Novartis AG, Pfizer Inc., Sanofi-Aventis SA, Schering-Plough Corp., and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc., among others.
The report titled "Anti-Infectives: A Global Strategic Business Report" announced by Global Industry Analysts Inc., provides a comprehensive review of anti-infectives market by therapeutic class, growth drivers, growth inhibitors, research and development, product introductions/, product approvals and recent industry activity. The study provides sales for regions including US, Japan, Europe and Rest of World. The report also analyzes the market by therapeutic classes, including antibacterials, antivirals, antifungals, and others. Anti-bacterials are further broken down by drug classes such as Cephalosporins, Penicillins, Fluoroquinolones, Macrolides, and Others.
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