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

IBISWorld’s DNA & DNA Forensic Laboratories market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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 Locations Chapter

Industry establishments are spread primarily across the Southeast, West and Great Lakes regions. While proximity to government and law enforcement agencies or population-dense areas may be convenient, it is not essential to a firm's success. This is because the increasing acceptance of home test kits has made it convenient for individuals to test themselves at home and mail their results to a lab. Additionally, the industry's largest players operate national networks of sample collection facilities, making it easy for individuals to drop off DNA samples. Nevertheless, population-dense urban areas generally have a higher concentration of industry firms due to a larger number of births, hospitals and police departments... 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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