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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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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 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 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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