Rise in Consumption of Drugs among Adults Expected to Drive Global Drug of Abuse
Posted by Anita1 on January 5th, 2021
Drugs for abuse testing devices offer various testing methods to detect drugs present in the human body by analyzing blood, urine, saliva, and sweat. The drug for abuse testing devices market comprises kits & devices that help in measuring drug intake. These tests can be conducted at home and in laboratories. The test uses immunoassay for screening different samples and includes the verification of screening results by definitive analytical techniques for instance spectrometry and chromatography. Drugs such as anabolic steroids, cocaine, methamphetamine, marijuana, heroin, diazepam, lorazepam, and inhalants tend to cause addiction, various health problems, and severe illness in adults.
According to study, “Global Drug of Abuse Testing Market: Market Segments: By Product Type (Analyzers, Rapid Testing Devices, and Consumables); By Sample Type(Saliva, Urine, Blood and Others); By End User (Hospitals, Diagnostic Laboratories, Forensic Laboratories and Others);and Region – Analysis of Market Size, Share & Trends for 2014 – 2019 and Forecasts to 2030” the key companies operating in the global drug of abuse testing market are Merck KGaA, Danaher Corporation, Sonic Healthcare Ltd., Siemens AG, Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA, bioMérieux S.A., Express Diagnostics Int'l, Inc., Waters Corporation, Quest Diagnostics Inc., Roche Holding AG, Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, Abbott Laboratories, Alere Inc., Randox Laboratories Ltd., Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., Psyche medics Corporation, and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
The drug of abuse testing market market is driven by rise in advancements in technology of analyzers, followed by increase in impact of drugs & alcohol abuse on public health, rise in consumption of drugs among adults across globe and increase in availability of forbidden drugs. However, lack of global standard definition of a problem drug user, high prices related to drug testing and lack of awareness regarding the availability of advanced drug testing devices may impact the market. Moreover, rise in demand for drug abuse testing among private employers, increase in number of toxicological laboratories and growth in emphasis on work place screening among the urban populations are key opportunities for market. Furthermore, highly usage of drug of abuse tests for legal & medical purposes and growth in adoption of drug testing at the workplace are major trends for market.
Based on type, drug of abuse testing market market is segmented as Narcotic, Psycho stimulants, Sedatives, Hallucinogens and others. Based on testing type, market is segmented as criminal justice testing, pain management testing and work place screening. Based on analyzers type, market is segmented as chromatographic devices, immunoassays and breath analyzers. Based on rapid testing device, market is segmented as oral fluid testing and urine testing. Based on sample type, market is segmented as breath, saliva, blood, urine, sweat and hair. In addition, based on application, market is segmented as forensic laboratories, diagnostics laboratories and hospitals.
Based on geography, the North-American region holds major share in global drug of abuse testing market market owing to rise in consumption of drugs, strong presence of drug of abuse testing device companies and progressing regulatory framework in the region. The European market is anticipated to be the second-largest due to increase in government initiatives to curb abuse and surge in alcohol-related accidents over the forecast period. Additionally, the Asian-Pacific region is also anticipated to witness higher growth rate as a result of rise in alcohol consumption coupled with strict government rules & regulations about testing drug consumption during the forecast period.
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