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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 2013

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

IBISWorld’s Toxicology 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 08-13
1.0%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
10,425
Businesses
1,102
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The majority of industry revenue comes from employee drug testing, so industry performance is directly tied to employment rates. As the American economy suffered from the dual impact of the financial meltdown and housing market collapse starting in 2007, companies began scaling back production and laying off workers. Slow job creation and fewer employed Americans over the past five years led to fewer drug screenings taking place throughout the recession, which hurt toxicology labs' revenue and slowed industry growth. As companies start hiring again and more people gain healthcare coverage, demand for toxicology lab services is forecast to rise.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The Toxicology Laboratories industry provides a range of tests that detect the effect of various toxins, such as drugs or alcohol, on the human body. These tests include blood analysis, urine analysis, saliva analysis and EtG/EtS alcohol analysis.

Blood tests

Toxicology labs primarily use blood tests and blood analysis to determine the presence of drugs in a human body. Along with urine sampling, blood tests are the most commonly used toxicology methods in laboratories across the country. As a result, blood tests will account for the largest share of industry revenue in 2013 at about 29.7%. A doctor or nurse conducts a blood test by drawing blood from the patient. The sample is then taken into the lab for analysis... 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
Blood testsUrine testsSaliva testsEtG/EtS testsOther tests
 
Industry Activities
Blood testingUrine testingSaliva testingEtG/EtS testing


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