Toxicology Laboratories in the US: Market Research Report

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

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

IBISWorld’s Toxicology Laboratories market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 Locations Chapter

The location of establishments within the Toxicology Laboratories industry is largely influenced by the size of the American population and the age distribution of each region. Typically, industry operators locate near major markets, including hospitals and physicians. As a result, the industry follows the dispersion of healthcare providers. In general, industry activity is concentrated in the three most populous regions of the United States: the Southeast, accounting for an estimated 26.5% of employer establishments and an estimated 25.4% of the population; the Mid-Atlantic, accounting for 17.6% of establishments and 15.6% of the population; and the West, accounting for 17.4% of establishments and 17.0% of the population... 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 testingOther testing
Industry Activities
Blood testingUrine testingOral fluid testingSaliva testingHair testing

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