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DNA & DNA Forensic Laboratories in the US: Market Research Report

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DNA & DNA Forensic Laboratories Market Research Report | Life Sciences | Laboratory Services | Nov 2012

All relative: after recent strong revenue growth due to paternity test demand, revenue will slow

IBISWorld’s DNA & DNA Forensic Laboratories market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
LabCorp LabCorp market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 07-12
11.7%
Annual Growth 12-17
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Profit
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Employment
5,120
Businesses
128
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 Analysis Chapter

IBISWorld estimates that revenue for the DNA and DNA Forensic Laboratories industry will increase at an average rate of 11.7% per year to nearly $2.0 billion in the five years to 2012. Industry operators provide a wide variety of tests, including paternity tests, grandparentage tests, siblingship tests and twin zygosity tests. During the past five years, the industry has benefitted from improvements in technology that have caused the price of many services to decline. Although this factor has contributed to some price competition between players, it has also caused industry demand to rise... purchase to read more

 


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What is the DNA & DNA Forensic Laboratories Industry?

This industry provides DNA paternity testing, DNA forensic services, veterinary DNA testing, ancestry tracking and other services related to human genetics. It excludes not-for-profit, state-funded and state-owned institutions such as public university labs, and labs that are owned and operated by law enforcement entities and the court system. Although some operators have multiple patient service centers, the industry is composed of the laboratories to which samples are submitted.

Industry Products
Discretionary paternity testing Legal forensic services Veterinary DNA testing Ancestry and family relationship testing
 
Industry Activities
Paternity testing servicesDNA forensic servicesVeterinary DNA testing servicesAncestry tracking services


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