The increased prevalence of multi-drug resistance (MDR) tuberculosis (TB) throughout the world is one of the key factors driving market development
The global Tuberculin Skin Test market has expanded fast in recent years, and it is estimated to increase by 3084 USD million at a CAGR of 5% over the forecast period. Tuberculins skin tests, also known as Mantoux tuberculin tests, are used to identify whether or not you have ever been exposed to tuberculosis (Tuberculosis). A positive tuberculosis skin test indicates that the individual has been infected with TB germs.
It does not reveal if the individual has a latent tuberculosis infection or tuberculosis disease. Other tests, such as a sputum sample and a chest x-ray, are necessary to identify whether the individual is suffering from tuberculosis. To perform the TB test, a little quantity of protein is inserted beneath the upper layer of skin on patients’ inner forearm. If patient ever been exposed to TB germs, his skin will react by creating a hard red bump at the location within two days.
Tuberculin PPD (purified protein derivative) is another name for tuberculin, which is a solution containing Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex antigens. During the tuberculin purified protein derivative (PPD) skin test, the TB antigen is injected beneath your skin, and if antibodies are present, your body will respond with an immunological response. At the injection site, there will be an area of irritation. Standardization of processes, training, supervision, and practice is required for reliable tuberculin skin test administration and reading.
A tuberculin skin test takes two doctor visits. The tuberculin PPD (purified protein derivative) skin test is applied on the first appointment and the test result is reviewed by the health care expert on the second visit. The majority of people can get a tuberculin skin test.
The tuberculin skin test is only not recommended if you have had a significant response to a previous tuberculin skin test (e.g., necrosis, anaphylactic shock, blistering, or ulcerations). It is not harmful to anybody else, including newborns, pregnant women, children, HIV-positive persons, or those who have had the BCG (Bacille Calmette-Guérin) immunization.
A health care provider trained to assess TST findings should read the skin test reaction between 48 and 72 hours following administration. If a patient does not return within 72 hours, another skin test will be ordered for her or him. The indurations response should be measured in millimeters (firm swelling). Erythema should not be measured by the reader (redness).
MDR tuberculasis is basically caused by the type of bacteria that are resistant to the most effectual antimicrobials as well as tuberculosis medications. In addition, the availability of technologically sophisticated POC (Point-of-Care) diagnostic technologies is hastening market development. The Interferon-Gamma Release Assay (IGRA) and NAATS (Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests) are modern diagnostic technologies that are more accurate, convenient, and produce findings faster than standard diagnostic techniques.
Other factors such as the expanding senior population, government initiatives and expenditures to promote R&D activities, and rising healthcare spending are likely to drive the market even further.
The study by Adroit Market Research covers the years 2018 to 2028 and covers a wide variety of market developments. This study report also includes important information on growth drivers, bottlenecks, and possibilities. The market is predicted to grow from 2018 to 2020, with 2020 acting as the base year and the forecast years being 2021 to 2028.
This analysis helps report users to evaluate the Tuberculin Skin Test market based on a variety of factors such as brand loyalty, switching costs, economies of scale, existing distribution channels, capital investments, manufacturing rights & patents, government regulations, the impact of advertisements, and consumer preferences.
This condensed data is meant to assist key decision-makers in making better judgments. This research also investigates whether new entrants should be allowed into the Tuberculin Skin Test business. Alere Inc., BioMerieux, Epistem Ltd., Cepheid Inc., Roche Holding AG, Hologic Inc., Hain Lifescience GmbH, QIAGEN GmbH, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., and Siemens, etc. are the key service providers in the global Tuberculin Skin Test market.
On considering the product type, the global market for Tuberculin Skin Test is fragmented into mantoux test, mom test, and pirquet test.
In terms of the application, the global market for Tuberculin Skin Test is fragmented into diagnostic laboratories as well as hospitals and clinics.
The tuberculin skin test market is geographically expanded into regions such as North America, South America, and the Middle East and Africa, Europe, and the Asia Pacific.
Key Segments of the Global Tuberculin Skin Test Market
Product Type Overview, 2018-2028 (USD Million)
- Mantoux Test
- Pirquet Test
- Mom Test
Application Overview, 2018-2028 (USD Million)
- Diagnostic Laboratories
- Hospitals and Clinics
Regional Overview, 2018-2028 (USD Million)
• Rest of Europe
• Rest of Asia Pacific
• Rest of South America
The Middle East and Africa