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DNA & DNA Forensic Laboratories: Market Research Report

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DNA & DNA Forensic Laboratories Market Research Report | NAICS OD4175 | Mar 2016

All relative: Improved technology and declining costs will foster industry revenue growth

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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Demand for this industry’s paternity testing rose with more babies born out of wedlock
  • The accessibility of the industry's services has boosted industry performance
  • Significant margins are expected to draw more operators into the industry
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

In the five years to 2016, the DNA and DNA Forensic Laboratories industry will benefit from improved accessibility and declining prices, which have made DNA testing more affordable and common. Furthermore, the long-term trend of an increasing number of babies being born outside of wedlock has bolstered industry demand for DNA paternity testing. Looking forward, the industry is expected to continue growing, as improved technology will increase industry productivity and revenue. Consistent investment in research and development will also support the industry, as it causes prices to decline... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The industry's major products can be broadly separated into two categories: forensic and discretionary DNA testing services. Over the past five years, consumer discretionary DNA testing services have been a driving factor behind the industry's growth.

Legal forensic services

Legal forensic DNA testing services are used in both criminal and civil cases. In criminal cases, DNA testing has broad applications from identifying the DNA profile of an individual off of a hair sample to establishing the identity of a completely decomposed body that is found buried. Primarily, DNA testing is used to identify or exonerate individuals linked to a specific criminal case. Ind.. ... purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the DNA & DNA Forensic Laboratories Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the DNA & DNA Forensic Laboratories Industry are

  • Having a good reputation
  • Having contacts within key markets
  • Undertaking technical research and development
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of births and Outsourcing in the DNA & DNA Forensic Laboratories industry impact industry performance... 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 nonprofit, 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

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of births
  • Outsourcing
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Research and development expenditure
  • Current Performance
  • Number of births in and out of wedlock
  • Industry accessibility causes growth
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Effects of economic growth
  • Efficiency rises as technology improves
  • Table: DNA & DNA Forensic Laboratories Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - DNA & DNA Forensic Laboratories Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Law Firms
  • Veterinary Services
  • Hospitals
  • Consumers
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Glass Product Manufacturing
  • Laboratory Supply Wholesaling
  • Medical Supplies Wholesaling
  • Plastic Pipe & Parts Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Legal forensic services
  • Discretionary paternity testing
  • Ancestry and family relationship testing
  • Veterinary DNA testing
  • Chart: DNA & DNA Forensic Laboratories Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
  • Private sector demand
  • Public sector demand
  • Major Markets
  • Law enforcement, legal and government
  • Consumers
  • Hospitals
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the DNA & DNA Forensic Laboratories Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation
  • Additional expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs DNA & DNA Forensic Laboratories
  • Basis of Competition
  • Public sector
  • Private sector
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the DNA & DNA Forensic Laboratories Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings
  • Table: Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the DNA & DNA Forensic Laboratories Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the DNA & DNA Forensic Laboratories Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Research and development expenditure (2007-2021)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Buccal Swab
  • A non-invasive way to collect DNA from the inside of a person's cheek.
  • Combined Dna Index System (Codis)
  • A DNA database funded by the FBI that stores DNA profiles created by forensic crime laboratories.
  • Dna Profile
  • An encrypted set of numbers that reflects a person's DNA makeup and can be used as their identifier.
  • Grandparentage Test
  • Test that is used to verify the biological relationship between grandparents and grandchildren.
  • Siblingship Test
  • Test that is used to determine if two or more individuals are biological siblings.
  • Twin Zygosity Test
  • Test that is used to determine whether twins are identical or fraternal.

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    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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