Cardiac Biomarkers: A Global Strategic Business Report
San Jose, CA (PRWEB) February 19, 2009
The healthcare sector worldwide place utmost importance on fast and accurate identification of heart problems, in order to initiate timely and accurate treatment at the earliest. The market for cardiac biomarkers, which helps in detecting the severity and existence of heart problems at the earliest, is expected to witness steady growth. The Point-of-Care Testing (POCT) platform is more popular among the new breed of physicians who give prime importance on faster resulting and mobility; while experienced physicians rely more on Laboratory Testing platform that is perceived to be more accurate and provide detailed analysis.
The United States is the largest market worldwide, followed by Europe as the second largest regional market. By Assay Test type, Cardiac troponin assay test represents the largest segment, and B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) and N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) assay test represent the second largest and the fastest growing test segment. By location type, Laboratory Testing segment is the leading segment, while the Point-of-Care Testing segment is growing at a faster pace.
Key participants in the global marketplace include Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inverness Medical Innovations, Response Biomedical, Roche Diagnostics, Abbott Diagnostics, Beckman Coulter, Ortho-clinical Diagnostics, Nanogen, biomérieux, Axis-Shield, Lifesign, and Prognostics.
"Cardiac Biomarkers: A Global Strategic Business Report" from Global Industry Analysts, Inc. provides a comprehensive review of market trends, drivers, product profile, players, competition, recent developments, mergers, acquisitions, and other strategic industry activities. Analysis is presented for major geographic markets such as the United States, Europe and rest of world. Global and regional analytics are provided in terms of assay test types such as CK-MB, Cardiac Troponin, Myoglobin and BNP & NT-proBNP assay tests. Analytics is also provided in terms of location type such as Laboratory Testing and Point-of-Care Testing (POCT).
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