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


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Fueled by the aging population in the US, Europe and Japan, blood markets have shown continued growth and should continue to do so near-term. There are many aspects to the blood market: blood products, testing, blood equipment, and synthetic products. In one volume, a single comprehensive evaluation Kalorama Information's Blood: The Worldwide Market for Blood Products, Blood Testing, Blood Equipment, and Synthetic Blood Products of the blood industry provides an analysis of all the key market segments involved in this industry, including products, equipment and testing. Blood products covered in the report include:

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

Blood equipment revenues and forecasts are provided for:

  • Blood Collection Equipment
  • Automated Blood Collection Equipment
Testing markets covered include:
  • 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 23 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 STORAGE AND PROCESSING
    • BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS
    • BLOOD MANAGEMENT AND SAFETY ISSUES
    • SYNTHETIC BLOOD PRODUCTS
    • BLOOD PRODUCTS MARKET
      • Table Global Blood Products Market, 2007
      • Table Global Projected Blood Banking and Plasmapheresis Molecular Diagnostics Testing Market Estimate: 2007-2014
    • PLASMA AND BLOOD COLLECTION EQUIPMENT MARKET
      • Table Global Market for Blood Collection Equipment: 2007-2014
    • SYNTHETIC BLOOD PRODUCTS MARKET
      • Table Recombinant Factor and High Blood Loss Market: 2007-2014
  • Overview
    • THE GLOBAL BLOOD INDUSTRY
    • HISTORY OF THE BLOOD INDUSTRY
      • Table Timeline of Global Blood Industry Development 1922 - 2008
    • BLOOD AND ITS COMPONENTS
      • Plasma
    • IMMUNOGLOBULIN PRODUCTS
    • BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS
    • EFFORTS TO CREATE A VIRUS-FREE BLOOD SUPPLY
      • Table Viral Inactivation Methods for Viruses Found in Platelets
      • Table Viral Inactivation Methods for Viruses Found in Red Blood Cells
    • SYNTHETIC BLOOD PRODUCTS
    • Hemoglobin Based Oxygen Carriers
    • Perflurocarbon (PFC) Based Blood Products
    • Factor Products for Hemophilia A
    • Synthetic Platelets
  • The Blood Management System: Blood Collection, Processing and Use
    • BLOOD COLLECTION
    • ORGANIZATIONS COLLECTING BLOOD
    • DONOR DONATION DEMOGRAPHICS
    • DONOR RECRUITMENT
    • BLOOD SCREENING AND EVALUATION
    • METHODS FOR COLLECTING BLOOD FROM DONORS
    • CORD BLOOD COLLECTION
    • PLASMA COLLECTION
    • BLOOD TYPING AND TESTING FOR DISEASES
      • Table Basic Blood Types
      • Table Blood Transfusion Compatibility
    • BLOOD TESTING
      • Table PCR-Based Screening Tests Licensed by CBER
      • Table Comparison of Direct and Indirect ELISA Tests
    • BLOOD PROCESSING
      • Table Plasma Proteins of Therapeutic Interest
      • Cascade Plasma Fractionation
      • Automated Fractionation
    • BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS
    • TYPES OF TRANSFUSIONS
    • BLOOD MANAGEMENT ISSUES
    • SAFETY ISSUES
      • Table Risk of Contamination
      • Table Viral Inactivation by Procedure
  • The Human Blood and Blood Products Market
    • DRIVING FORCES OF THE HUMAN BLOOD INDUSTRY
      • Table Geographical Distribution of RBC Demand by Region (United States, Europe, Japan, ROW) 2007
      • Table Projected World Demand for RBCs 2007-2014
      • Table Worldwide Demand for RBCs for Acute and Chronic Conditions, 2007
      • Table Number of High Blood Loss Surgical Procedures by Type, 2007
      • Table Average Blood and Component Requirements by Condition
      • Table Global Blood Products Market by Type, Number of Units, Average Price and Total Value, 2007
      • Table Global Blood Collection and Transfusion Estimates (Millions of Units) 2005-2012
      • Table Global Plasma Collection and Transfusion Estimates 2005-2012
      • Table Countries Conducting Routine Leukocyte Reduction, 2008
      • Table Surgical Procedures Amenable to Autologous Blood Donation
      • Table CMS Platelet Reimbursement Rates, 2008 - Single-Donor Platelets and Random-Donor Platelets
      • Table CMS Platelet Reimbursement Rates, 2008 - Gamma-Irradiated Blood
    • AVERAGE COST OF TRANSFUSION
    • PLASMA AND PLASMA DERIVED PRODUCTS
      • Table Selected Plasma Derived Product Approvals, 2003 - 2008
      • Table The Global Market for Plasma and Plasma Derived Products 2002 - 2014
      • Table Industry Shifts, 2003 - 2008
      • Table Sales and Market Shares of Leading Suppliers of Plasma and Plasma Derived Products, 2007
      • Table Global Market for Immunoglobulins by Manufacturer 2007-2014
      • Table Global Market for Human Albumin Products by Brand 2007-2014
      • Table Prevalence of Conditions Requiring Prothrombin Complex Concentrates
      • Table Leading Factor IX Products, 2008
  • The Blood Testing and Typing Markets
    • BLOOD TESTING PRODUCTS FOR DONOR SCREENING
      • Table Global Blood Banking and Plasmapheresis Testing by Molecular Diagnostics: 2007-2014 (HIV, Hep C, Hep B, Hep A, HTLV, West Nile, Others)
      • Table U.S. Blood Banking and Plasmapheresis Testing by Molecular Diagnostics: 2007-2014 (HIV, Hep C, Hep B, Hep A, HTLV, West Nile, Others)
      • Table Global Projected Blood Banking and Plasmapheresis Molecular Diagnostics Testing Market Potential: 2007-2014 (HIV, Hep C, Hep B, Hep A, HTLV, West Nile, Others)
      • Table Projected Blood Banking and Plasmapheresis Molecular Diagnostics Testing Market Potential in the United States: 2007-2014 (HIV, Hep C, Hep B, Hep A, HTLV, West Nile, Others)
      • Table Selected Commercially Available Molecular (Nucleic Acid) Tests for Blood, Plasma and Organ Donor Screening in the United States, 2001 - 2008
    • BLOOD TYPING PRODUCTS
    • PLASMA AND BLOOD COLLECTION EQUIPMENT
      • Table Total Global Market for Blood Collection Equipment: 2007-2014
      • Table Global Market for Automated Blood Collection Equipment: 2007-2014
  • Synthetic Blood Products Market
    • DRIVING FORCES OF THE SYNTHETIC BLOOD PRODUCTS INDUSTRY
    • RECOMBINANT FACTOR MARKET
      • Table World Recombinant Factor Market by Brand, 2009-14
      • Table High Blood Loss Market HBOC and PFC Agent Revenues 2007-2012
    • SYNTHETIC BLOOD PRODUCTS IN CLINICAL DEVELOPMENT
      • Table Recombinant Factor Products in Clinical Trials
    • OTHER RESEARCH INITIATIVES
  • Total Blood Products Market
    • THE BLOOD PRODUCTS INDUSTRY
      • Table Global Blood Products Market Forecast by Segment, 2007 - 2014 (Blood Collection Equipment, Molecular Diagnostic Tests, Albumin, Blood Typing, RBCs, Recombinant Factors, Immunoglobulins, HBOCs and PFCs)
  • Company Profiles
    • AABB
    • ABBOTT LABORATORIES
    • ALLIANCE PHARMACEUTICALS
    • AMERICA'S BLOOD CENTERS
    • AMERICAN RED CROSS
    • BAXTER INTERNATIONAL
    • BIOPURE CORP.
    • BIO-RAD LABORATORIES
    • BIOTIME INC.
    • CHIRON
    • CSL BEHRING
    • GEN-PROBE INC.
    • FENWAL
    • GRIFOLS BIOLOGICALS, INC.
    • HAEMONETICS, INC.
    • HEMOSOL CORP.
    • JP LABORATORIES INC.
    • NORTHFIELD LABORATORIES
    • NOVO NORDISK A/S
    • PERFTORAN
    • SANGUINE CORP.
    • OXYGEN BIOTHERAPEUTICS
    • TALECRIS BIOTHERAPEUTICS

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