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Toxicology Laboratories in the US: Market Research Report

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Toxicology Laboratories Market Research Report | Life Sciences | Laboratory Services | Nov 2015

Test positive: Greater employment and drug use will drive demand for toxicology labs

IBISWorld’s Toxicology 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.

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Market Share of Companies
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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 10-15
5.6%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
12,473
Businesses
724
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Toxicology Laboratories industry has experienced steady growth over the past five years as demand for employee drug testing, the industry's largest product segment, rose in line with increased employment during the economic recovery. Underpinning growth in employee toxicology testing is the trend of increasing illicit drug use in the United States, the economic costs of which have been substantial. To avoid productivity losses, most businesses have required drug tests of workers, at least upon initial employment, which has driven steady revenue growth for the industry. This growth is anticipated to continue over the next five years.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Urine testing

Urine testing accounts for the majority of drug tests conducted by the industry, with an estimated 84.4% of revenue generated from this product segment. This includes lab-based testing and instant testing, which are expected to account for 65.6% and 18.8% of revenue, respectively. Demand for urine testing can be attributed to the availability of samples, its higher concentration of metabolites compared with blood and the availability of point-of-care tests. However, urine testing only provides a short to intermediate window of detection, which can make other testing types more advantageous to accurately determine illicit drug and alcohol use. Over the past five years, this segment has grown marginally as a share of revenue... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Toxicology Laboratories Industry?

This industry receives and independently analyzes samples of biological material for various toxins, primarily drugs. Services include blood testing, saliva testing and urine testing. Employers, the medical community and law enforcement are major purchasers of this industry's services.

Industry Products
Lab-based urine testingInstant urine testingHair testingLab-based oral fluid testingInstant oral fluid testing
 
Industry Activities
Blood testingUrine testingOral fluid testingSaliva testingHair testing


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