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Blood: The Worldwide Market for Blood Products, Blood Testing, Blood Equipment, and Synthetic Blood Products


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This comprehensive evaluation of the blood industry provides an analysis of all the key market segments involved in this industry, including blood products such as:

  • Red Blood Cells (RBCs)
  • Immunoglobulins
  • Albumin
  • Other Plasma Products
  • Synthetic HBOC and PFC Agents
  • Recombinant Factors

And blood supply management products, including:

  • Blood Collection Equipment
  • Automated Blood Collection Equipment
  • Blood Banking and Plasmapheresis Testing
    • Blood Typing
    • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Testing
    • Hepatitis A Virus Testing
    • Hepatitis B Virus Testing
    • Hepatitis C Virus Testing
    • Human T-Cell Leukemia Virus Testing
    • West Nile Virus Testing
    • Other Safety Testing

In addition to complete market data, including forecasts to 2012, the study reports

  • Product demand estimates by region
  • Collection and transfusion estimates
  • High-blood-loss procedure estimates
  • Product pricing
  • Reimbursement rates
  • Epidemiology of key conditions requiring blood products
  • Products on the market and in development

The report also provides discussions of the key trends, as well as the regulatory, business, and clinical challenges facing the various sectors; profiles of 25 major players in the industry are included.

Historical information for this report was gathered from a wide variety of published sources including company reports and filings, government documents, legal filings, trade journals, newspapers and business press, analysts’ reports and other sources. Primary interviews and correspondence with company representatives were conducted to capture the perspectives from industry participants’ point of view and assess trends, and form the basis of the forecasting and competitive analysis.


  • Executive Summary
    • BLOOD COLLECTION
    • BLOOD TYPING AND TESTING FOR DISEASES
      • Blood Typing
      • Blood Testing
    • BLOOD STORAGE AND PROCESSING
    • BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS
    • BLOOD MANAGEMENT AND SAFETY ISSUES
    • SYNTHETIC BLOOD PRODUCTS
    • SCOPE AND METHODOLOGY
    • BLOOD PRODUCTS MARKET
      • Table Market Summary: Global Blood Products Market by Component 2005
    • BLOOD TESTING AND TYPING PRODUCTS MARKET
      • Table Global Projected Blood Banking and Plasmapheresis Molecular Diagnostics Testing Market Estimates by Analyte 2005-2012
    • PLASMA AND BLOOD COLLECTION EQUIPMENT MARKET
      • Table Global Market for Blood Collection Equipment Total Revenue vs Automated Equipment Revenue 2000-2012
    • SYNTHETIC BLOOD PRODUCTS MARKET
      • Table Recombinant Factor and High Blood Loss Market 2005-2012
  • Introduction and Overview
    • THE GLOBAL BLOOD INDUSTRY
    • HISTORY OF THE BLOOD INDUSTRY
      • United States
        • Table Timeline of Global Blood Industry Development 2006-2011
      • Europe
      • Asia
    • BLOOD AND ITS COMPONENTS
      • Red Blood Cells (Erythrocytes)
      • White Blood Cells (Leukocytes)
      • Platelets
      • Plasma
        • Table Composition of Blood Plasma
    • IMMUNOGLOBULIN PRODUCTS
    • BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS
      • Diseases Contracted from Blood Transfusions and Related Identification Testing
      • Transfusion-Associated Risks
    • EFFORTS TO CREATE A VIRUS-FREE BLOOD SUPPLY
      • Plasma Treatment
      • Platelet Treatments
        • Table Viral Inactivation Methods for Viruses Found in Platelets
        • Table Viral Inactivation Methods for Viruses Found in Red Blood Cells
    • SYNTHETIC BLOOD PRODUCTS
      • Blood Volume Expanders
      • Hemoglobin Based Oxygen Carriers
      • Perflurocarbon (PFC) Based Blood Products
      • Factor Products for Hemophilia A
      • Synthetic Platelets
  • The Blood Management System: Collection, Processing, and Use
    • BLOOD COLLECTION
    • ORGANIZATIONS COLLECTING BLOOD
      • Not-For-Profit Blood Collection
      • Red Cross
      • Community Blood Banks
      • Hospitals
      • Other Blood Collection Sites
      • For-Profit Blood Collection
      • National Donor Deferral Registry
    • DONOR DONATION DEMOGRAPHICS
    • DONOR RECRUITMENT
    • BLOOD SCREENING AND EVALUATION
    • METHODS FOR COLLECTING BLOOD FROM DONORS
      • Manual Blood Collection
      • Automated Blood Collection
        • Table Worldwide Annual Blood Collection by Component
      • Plasmapheresis
      • Plateletpheresis
      • Leukopheresis
      • Red Blood Cell Apheresis
    • CORD BLOOD COLLECTION
    • PLASMA COLLECTION
      • Plasma Fractionators
      • Distributors/Brokers
    • BLOOD TYPING AND TESTING FOR DISEASES
      • Blood Typing
        • Table Basic Blood Types
        • Table Blood Transfusion Compatibility
      • Methods of Blood Typing
    • BLOOD TESTING
      • Nucleic Acid Amplification Testing (NAT)
      • CBER Licensed NAT Screening Tests
      • Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Amplification
      • CBER Licensed PCR Screening Tests
        • Table PCR-Based Screening Tests Licensed by CBER
      • Immunoassays
      • Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assays
        • Table Comparison of Direct and Indirect ELISA
      • Costs and Other Barriers
      • Blood Storage
    • BLOOD PROCESSING
      • Cohn Fractionation
      • Classical Fractionation Methods
        • Table Plasma Proteins of Therapeutic Interest
      • Advanced Fractionation Methods
    • BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS
      • Antibody Screen
    • TYPES OF TRANSFUSIONS
      • Packed Red Blood Cells
      • Platelets
      • Leukocytes
      • Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP)
      • Cryoprecipitate
      • Immune Serum Globulin/IMIG/IGIV
      • FactorVIII
      • Factor IX and Factor IX Complex
      • Factor VIIa
      • Fibrin/Thrombin
      • Therapeutic Apheresis
    • BLOOD MANAGEMENT ISSUES
      • Availability
      • Increasing Repeat Donation Rates
      • Increasing Voluntary Donation
      • Safety Issues
        • Table Risk of Contamination by Organism/Contaminant
        • Table Viral Inactivation by Procedures and Targets
  • The Human Blood andBlood Products Market
    • DRIVING FORCES OF THE HUMAN BLOOD INDUSTRY
      • Table Geographical Distribution of RBC Demand by Region (United States, Europe, Japan, ROW) 2005
      • Table Projected World Demand for RBCs 2005-2012
      • Table Worldwide Demand for RBCs for Acute and Chronic Conditions, 2005
      • Table Number of High Blood Loss Surgical Procedures, Units of RBC per Procedure, Total Units Transfused, and Total Market Value by Procedure Type (Gastrointestinal, Cardiovascular, Orthopedic, Urologic, Thoracic, Other) 2005
      • Table Average Blood and Component Requirements by Condition
      • Variables Influencing the Demand for Blood Transfusions
      • Market Size
        • Table Global Blood Products Market by Type of Product, Number of Units, Average Price, and Total Value, 2005
        • Table Global Blood Collection and Transfusion Estimates (Millions of Units) 2005-2012
        • Table Global Plasma Collection and Transfusion Estimates 2005-2012
    • CHANGING PATTERNS OF TRANSFUSION PROCEDURES
      • Leukocyte Reduction
        • Table Countries Conducting Routine Leukocyte Reduction, 2006
      • Impact of Autologous Donations
      • Types of Autologous Donations
        • Table Surgical Procedures Amenable to Autologous Blood Donation
    • PRICING OF BLOOD
      • National Blood Exchange
      • RBCs and Leukoreduced RBCs
      • Washed Red Blood Cells
      • Deglycerolized Red Blood Cells
      • Single-Donor Platelets and Random-Donor Platelets
        • Table CMS Platelet Reimbursement Rates by CPT/HCPCS Code 2005
      • Fresh Frozen Plasma and Platelet-Rich Plasma
      • Cryoprecipitate
      • Granulocytes
      • Gamma-Irradiated Blood
        • Table CMS Platelet Reimbursement Rates, 2005
    • AVERAGE COST OF TRANSFUSION
    • PLASMA AND PLASMA DERIVED PRODUCTS
      • Table Selected Plasma Derived Product Approvals (Year, Product, Manufacturer, Indication, Benefit) 2002-2006
      • Plasma Market Size
      • Market Dynamics
        • Table The Global Market for Plasma and Plasma Derived Products 2000-2012
        • Table Selected Plasma Industry Shifts, 2003-2006
        • Table Sales and Market Shares of Leading Suppliers of Plasma and Plasma Derived Products 2005
      • Immunoglobulins
        • Table Global Market for Immunoglobulins by Leading Manufacturer 2005-2012
      • Albumin
        • Table Global Market for Human Albumin Products by Brand 2005-2012
      • Prothrombin Complex Concentrates
        • Table Prevalence of Conditions Requiring Prothrombin Complex Concentrates by Factor
        • Table Leading Factor IX Products, 2006
      • Alpha-1 Proteinase Inhibitors
      • Fibrin Sealants
      • Clotting Factors and Factor VIIa
  • The Blood Testing and Typing Markets
    • BLOOD TESTING PRODUCTS FOR DONOR SCREENING
      • Market Size
        • Table Global Blood Banking and Plasmapheresis Testing Volume by Molecular Diagnostics by Analyte (HIV, HCV, HBV, HAV, HTLV, WNV, Others) 2005-2012
        • Table U.S. Blood Banking and Plasmapheresis Testing Volume by Molecular Diagnostics by Analyte (HIV, HCV, HBV, HAV, HTLV, WNV, Others) 2005-2012
        • Table Global Projected Blood Banking and Plasmapheresis Molecular Diagnostics TestingMarket Potential (Number of Tests, Cost per Test, Market Size) by Analyte (HIV, HCV, HBV, HAV, HTLV, WNV, Others) 2005-2012
        • Table Projected Blood Banking and Plasmapheresis Molecular Diagnostics Testing Market Potential in the United States: 2005-2012
      • Market Participants
        • Table Commercially Available Molecular (Nucleic Acid) Tests for Blood, Plasma and Organ Donor Screening in the United States (Tradename, Format, Sample, Use, Manufacturer, Approval Date)
    • BLOOD TYPING PRODUCTS
    • PLASMA AND BLOOD COLLECTION EQUIPMENT
      • Table Global Market for Blood Collection Equipment 2005-2012
      • Table Global Market for Automated Blood Collection Equipment: 2005- 2012
      • Market Participants
  • Synthetic Blood Products Market
    • DRIVING FORCES OF THE SYNTHETIC BLOOD PRODUCTS INDUSTRY
    • RECOMBINANT FACTOR MARKET
      • Market Size
        • Table World Recombinant Factor Market by Brand 2005-2012
    • OXYGEN CARRIER MARKET
      • Table High Blood Loss Market HBOC and PFC Agent Revenues 2007-2012
    • SYNTHETIC BLOOD PRODUCTS IN CLINICAL DEVELOPMENT
      • Hemolink (Hemosol)
      • Hemopure (Biopure)
      • PolyHeme (Northfield Laboratories)
      • Oxygent (Alliance Pharmaceutical)
      • Albrec (Mitsubishi Pharma)
      • PHP (Curacyte)
      • Advate (Baxter)
    • RECOMBINANT FACTORS
      • Table Recombinant Factor Products in Clinical Trials
      • Synthocytes
      • Gene Therapy
    • OTHER RESEARCH INITIATIVES
      • Jerome H. Holland Laboratory
      • Center for Blood Research
      • National Blood Foundation
  • Company Profiles
    • ABBOTT LABORATORIES
    • ALLIANCE PHARMACEUTICALS
    • AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF BLOOD BANKS (AABB)
    • AMERICA'S BLOOD CENTERS
    • AMERICAN RED CROSS
    • BAXTER INTERNATIONAL
    • BIOPURE CORP.
    • BIO-RAD LABORATORIES
    • BIOTIME INC.
    • CHIRON (ACQUIRED BY NOVARTIS)
    • GEN-PROBE INC.
    • GRIFOLS BIOLOGICALS,INC.
    • HAEMONETICS,INC.
    • HEMOSOL CORP.
    • JP LABORATORIES INC.
    • MASSACHUSETTS PUBLIC HEALTH BIOLOGIC LABS
    • MEDIMMUNE CORP.
    • NORTHFIELD LABORATORIES
    • NOVO NORDISK A/S
    • ORTHO CLINICAL DIAGNOSTICS
    • PERFTORAN
    • SANGUINE CORP.
    • SYNTHETIC BLOOD INTERNATIONAL
    • TALECRIS BIOTHERAPEUTICS
    • ZLB BEHRING

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