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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 2014

All relative: Improved technology and declining costs will support the industry

The DNA & DNA Forensic Laboratories market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
LabCorp LabCorp market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 09-14
10.5%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
7,957
Businesses
135
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

In the five years to 2014, the DNA and DNA Forensic Laboratories industry will benefit from improved accessibility and declining prices, which have made DNA testing more affordable and common. Furthermore, the long-term trend of an increasing number of babies being born outside of wedlock has bolstered industry demand for DNA paternity testing. Looking forward, the industry is expected to continue growing, as improved technology will increase industry productivity and revenue. Consistent investment in research and development will also support the industry, as it causes prices to decline.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The DNA and DNA Forensic Laboratories industry exhibits a low level of concentration. In 2014, the top three firms are estimated to account for less than 20.0% of the market. Although the industry has high barriers to entry, the diverse nature of the products this industry offers keeps market concentration low. The market for many of the industry's discretionary testing services (e.g. ancestry testing, non-forensic paternity testing) is highly fragmented as these firms operate in a very lax regulatory environment. Indeed, many in-home DNA paternity tests are not accredited. Over the next five years, the industry's discretionary testing services are expected to experience increased demand as the cost of testing continues to decrease as lab throughput increases... 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 nonprofit, 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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