DUBLIN, Jan. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2kcc66/vitamin_d_testing) has announced the addition of the "Vitamin D Testing Market in Europe - Industry Analysis 2015-2019" report to their offering.
The report forecasts the vitamin D testing market in Europe to grow at a CAGR of 3.66% over the period 2014-2019.
Vitamin D Testing Market in Europe 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the landscape of the market and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. Vitamin D is found in liver and fish oils. It is essential for the absorption of calcium in the body and includes calciferol (vitamin D2) and cholecalciferol (vitamin D3).
Vitamin D testing is performed to measure the vitamin D levels in the body. Various methods are used for the detection of vitamin D levels in the body, of which common methods include 25-hydroxy vitamin D blood test and 1, 25-dihydroxy vitamin D blood test. Deficiency of vitamin D can result into various acute and chronic diseases such as asthma, cardiovascular diseases, osteoporosis, heart diseases, hypertension, obesity, and autoimmune disorder.
The report covers the current scenario and the growth prospects of the vitamin D testing market in the US for the period of 2015-2019. To calculate the market size, the report considers revenue generated from the sales of the reagents and equipment such as mass spectroscopy, analyzer platforms (CLIA, RIA, and ELISA) and assay kits for vitamin D testing.
The market for vitamin D testing in Europe is experiencing a trend of home based vitamin D testing kits. Due to the high unpenetrated market and high cost of vitamin D testing, this trend is expected to grow at a faster pace.
According to the report, the market is driven by factors such as a highly unpenetrated market, because of which major players in the market are attracted toward Europe due to the availability of a vast potential market.
Further, the report states that increase in the product recalls, and lack of availability of vitamin D tests that provide accurate results.
The market is divided into the following segments based on applications:
- 25-hydroxy vitamin D testing
- 1, 25-dihydroxy vitamin D testing
- Abbott Diagnostics - Biomeriux - Diasorin - Quest Diagnostics - Roche Diagnostics - Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics
Other prominent vendors
- Beckman Coulter
- Becton Dickinson
- Dade Behring
- DIAsource ImmunoAssays
- Diazyme laboratories
- ESA Biosciences
- Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics
- Piramal Healthcare
- Quest Diagnostics
- The Vitamin D Company
- Tosoh Bioscience
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