I. Introduction
II. Worldwide Market and Technology Overview
A. Introduction
B. Thrombin Time: Clinical Significance
and Current Laboratory Procedures
C. Instrumentation Review
- Introduction
- Benk Hemolab
- Benk TRT Thrombotimer
- Bio/Data MCA 310
- Bio/Data MCA 210
- Bio/Data PAP-4C D/4D/4C
- Cardiovascular Diagnostics COAG
- Diagnostica Stago STA Compact
- Diagnostica Stago STA-R
- Diagnostica Stago Star 4/8
- Helena Laboratories Cascade 480
- Helena Laboratories Cascade M
- Helena Laboratories PACKS-4
- Helena THOR
- Instrumentation Laboratory ACL 100 and 1000 series
- Instrumentation Laboratory ACL6000
- Instrumentation Laboratory ACL7000
- Instrumentation Laboratory ACL9000
- Instrumentation Laboratory Electra 1000C
- Instrumentation Laboratory Electra 1400C
- Instrumentation Laboratory Electra 1600/C
- Instrumentation Laboratory Electra 1800C
- Instrumentation Laboratory Futura
- ITC Hemochron 8000
- Roche Diagnostics CoaguChek
- Siemens BCS
- Siemens BCT

- Siemens BF II/Fibrintimer Series
- Sysmex CA-50
- Sysmex CA-500
- Sysmex CA-1500
- Sysmex CA-5000/CA-1000
- Sysmex CA-6000
- Sysmex CA-7000
- Teco Coatron II/Jr./AccuStasis 5000
- Trinity Biotech Amax CS190
- Trinity Biotech Amax CS400
- Trinity Biotech Coag-A-Mate Max
- Trinity Biotech KC 40, 4A, 1A Series
- Trinity Biotech MDA 180
- Trinity Biotech Coag-A-Mate MTX
- Trinity Biotech Coag-A-Mate RA4
- Trinity Biotech Coag-A-Mate XC/Plus
- Trinity Biotech Coag-A-Mate XM
D. Major in Vitro Diagnostic Technologies and Their
Potential Applications
1. Chromogenic Substrates
2. Monoclonal and Polyclonal Antibodies
3. Immunoassays
a. Applications
b. Technological Principle
c. Enzyme Immunoassays (EIA)
- Overview
- ELISA
- EMIT
- Dot Immunobinding Assays
- Capillary Immunoassays
- Enzyme Amplification
- Electrochemical Immunoassay
d. Fluorescent Immunoassays
- Fluorescence Polarization
- Time-Resolved Pulse Fluorescence
- Fluorescence Lifetime
e. Latex Agglutination

f. Immunoprecipitation
4. Microcomputers
5. Automation
6. Robotics
7. DNA Probes
a. Overview
b. Amplification Methods
- PCR
- Ligase Chain Reaction
- Branched DNA
- Q-Beta Replicase
- NASBA
- SDA
- 3 SR
- HPA
- Two-Tiered System
- LAT
8. Artificial Intelligence
9. Dry Chemistry
10. Biosensors
III. France: Test Volume Forecasts by Market Segment
IV. Germany: Test Volume Forecasts by Market Segment
V. Italy: Test Volume Forecasts by Market Segment
VI. Japan: Test Volume Forecasts by Market Segment
VII. Spain: Test Volume Forecasts by Market Segment
VIII. UK: Test Volume Forecasts by Market Segment
IX. USA: Test Volume Forecasts by Market Segment
X. Design Criteria For Decentralized Testing Products
XI. Alternative Market Penetration Strategies
A. Internal Development

B. Collaborative Arrangements
C. University Contracts
D. Distribution Strategies for Decentralized Testing Markets
1. Marketing Approaches
2. Product Complexity
3. Customer Preference
4. Established Suppliers
5. Emerging Suppliers
6. Major Types Of Distributors
7. Market Segmentation
XII. Potential Market Entry Barriers and Risks
A. Market Maturity
B. Cost Containment
C. Competition
D. Technological Edge and Limitations
E. Patent Protection
F. Regulatory Constraints
G. Decentralized Testing Market Challenges
XIII. Competitive Assessments
- Abbott
- ADI/American Diagnostica
- Alere/Biosite/Inverness
- Axis-Shield
- Beckman Coulter
- Becton Dickinson
- Bio/Data Corporation
- Chrono-Log
- Corgenix Medical
- Diagnostica Stago/Trinity Biotech
- Grifols
- Helena Laboratories
- HYPEN BioMed
- Instrumentation Laboratory
- ITC
- Roche

- Siemens
- Sienco
- Sysmex
- Thermo Fischer
- ZyCare/Alere


List of Tables
Major Companies Developing or Marketing Thrombin Time Tests
France
Thrombin Time Test Volume Forecasts by Market Segment
Germany
Thrombin Time Test Volume Forecasts by Market Segment
Italy
Thrombin Time Test Volume Forecasts by Market Segment
Japan
Thrombin Time Test Volume Forecasts by Market Segment
Spain
Thrombin Time Test Volume Forecasts by Market Segment
U.K.
Thrombin Time Test Volume Forecasts by Market Segment
U.S.A.
Thrombin Time Test Volume Forecasts by Market Segment