Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
In the five years to 2012, revenue for the DNA and DNA Forensic Laboratories industry grew robustly in the five years to 2012. The industry is composed of major companies like Orchid Cellmark and Laboratory Corporation. The industry has benefited from rapid technology improvements that have boosted efficiency, therefore increasing price-based competition. In the five years to 2017, revenue is expected to slow (as compared with the previous five years). The industry is marked by expansion, as firms open to take advantage of the industry's high profit margins.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
The industry's major products can be broadly separated into two categories: forensic and discretionary DNA testing services. Over the past five years, consumer discretionary DNA testing services have been a driving factor behind the industry's growth.
Legal forensic services
Legal forensic DNA testing services are used in both criminal and civil cases. In criminal cases, DNA testing has broad applications from identifying the DNA profile of an individual off of a hair sample to establishing the identity of a completely decomposed body that is found buried. Primarily, DNA testing is used to identify or exonerate individuals linked to a specific criminal case... purchase to read more