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Image: Mexico\'s in vitro diagnostic (IVD) market is valued at USD 405 million for 2016, making it the second largest in Latin America (Photo courtesy of iStock).

Mexico IVD Market Valued at USD 405 Million for 2016

Mexico's in vitro diagnostic (IVD) market is valued at USD 405 million for 2016, making it the second largest in Latin America, and is considered moderate in its regulatory process and foreign investment opportunities. These are the latest findings of Kalorama Information, an independent medical market research firm. More...
07 Aug 2017
Image: DiaSorin has entered into an agreement to acquire Siemens Healthineers’ micro-titre-based ELISA immunodiagnostic business portfolio (Photo courtesy of iStock).

DiaSorin to Acquire Siemens' ELISA Immunodiagnostics Business

DiaSorin S.p.A. has entered into an agreement to acquire Siemens Healthineers’ micro-titre-based ELISA immunodiagnostic business portfolio and related tangible and intangible assets, including customer sales and distribution contracts, installed base of instruments and relevant intellectual property. More...
01 Aug 2017
Image: Siemens Healthineers has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Epocal, a subsidiary of Alere (Photo courtesy of iStock).

Siemens to Acquire Blood Gas Subsidiary of Alere

Siemens Healthineers, the separately managed healthcare business of Siemens AG, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Epocal Inc., a subsidiary of Alere Inc. that develops and provides point-of-care (POC) blood diagnostic systems for healthcare enterprises. More...
24 Jul 2017
Image: Quidel has entered into definitive agreements to acquire Triage and BNP assets from Alere (Photo courtesy of iStock).

Quidel to Acquire Alere Triage Assets

Quidel Corporation, a provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions, cellular-based virology assays and molecular diagnostic systems, has entered into definitive agreements to acquire the Triage MeterPro cardiovascular (CV) and toxicology assets (“Triage business”) and the B-type Naturietic Peptide (BNP) assay business run on Beckman Coulter analyzers (“BNP business”) from Alere Inc. These products are being divested in order to obtain antitrust approvals required for Abbott’s pending acquisition of Alere. More...
24 Jul 2017
Image: The global clinical laboratory services market is expected to reach USD 327 billion by 2025 (Photo courtesy of Shutterstock).

Global Clinical Lab Services Market to Reach USD 327 Billion by 2025

The global clinical laboratory services market is expected to reach USD 327 billion by 2025, driven by the improvement and implementation of informatics and automated data management solutions to perform seamless operations. The competition among medical device manufacturers for the development of clinical chemistry analyzers that can provide rapid results is also expected to aid the market growth. However, sample preparation and running it through experimental protocols with enhanced productivity still remains a challenge for labs. More...
17 Jul 2017
Image: The global hematology analyzer market is expected to surpass USD 2 billion by 2024 (Photo courtesy of Shutterstock).

Global Hematology Analyzer Market to Surpass USD 2 Billion by 2024

The global hematology analyzer market is expected to surpass USD 2 billion, driven by the introduction of new and innovative products & methods, with sales of 6-part differential analyzers to register the fastest growth and hospitals to account for the highest share. More...
11 Jul 2017
Image: Brazil\'s IVD market is one of the largest, driven by increasing interest in molecular testing technologies, prenatal screening, and POC glucose testing (Photo courtesy of iStock).

Brazilian IVD Market Fueled by Growing Demand

Brazil's in vitro diagnostic (IVD) market is one of the largest, driven by increasing interest in molecular testing technologies, prenatal screening, and point-of-care (POC) glucose testing. Brazil, which has a growing middle class, stabilizing economy, increasing urban population, and a supportive government, is witnessing a major shift toward the private health industry, which supports the growth of IVD technologies that are expensive or not typically covered at the public level. These are the latest findings of Kalorama Information, an independent medical market research firm. More...
03 Jul 2017


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