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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

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 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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

The DNA and DNA Forensic Laboratories industry is in the growth stage of its industry life cycle. IBISWorld estimates that the industry's contribution to the overall economy, as measured by industry value added (IVA), will grow at an annualized rate of 9.6% in the 10 years to 2017. By comparison, the US economy is expected to grow 1.8% per year on average during the same period.

In spite of some consolidation among existing operators, the number of firms operating in this industry is expected to increase over the next five years, largely due to the industry's high profit margins. In the five years to 2017, the number of industry enterprises is expected to increase at an average rate of 2.0% per year to 141 firms... 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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