Fuji Keizai Releases Report on Japanese Immunoassay Market.
The report estimates that the market for diagnostic products reached about 327.5 billion yen ($2.85 bil) in 2005, of which the immunoassay sector accounted for a little under 50%, reaching 154 billion yen ($1.33 bil).
In particular, the influenza antigen rapid test kit sector demonstrated significant growth. In line with the flu epidemic in 2004, it is expected to have reached 15.5 billion yen ($134.7 mil) in 2005, up from 10 billion yen ($87.0 mil) in 2003.
In addition, three segments in the immunoassay market showed sound growth. They are chemiluminescent assay, latex assay and immunochromato/gold colloid assay.
Entitled Immunoassay Market 2006, the 292-page report (available only in Japanese) sells for 200,000 yen ($1,740).
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