I. Introduction
II. Worldwide Market and Technology Overview7
A. Major Flow Cytometry Applications
1. Cell Surface Markers
a. Lymphocyte Subclassification CD4/CD8
° Instrumentation and
Reagent Test Kits
* BD FACS Count
* Beckman Coulter VCS
* T Cells Diagnostics TRAx
b. Other Cell Markers
2. DNA Content Analysis
3. RNA Content Analysis
4. Chemotherapy Monitoring
5. Cell Cycle Analysis
6. Reticulocytes
7. Chromosome Analysis
8. Fetal Cell Analysis
9. HLA Typing
10. Microbiology
11. Protein Content Analysis
12. Multiparameter Analysis
13. Other Applications
B. Instrumentation Review
a. Introduction
b. System Overview
° BD FACSadvantage
° BD FACSAria III
° BD FACSCalibur
° BD FACScan
° BD FACSCanto II
° BD FACSCount
° BD FACSort
° BD FACStar Series
° BD FACStrak


° BD FACS Vantage
° BD Influx
° Beckman Coulter Epics C
° Beckman Coulter Epics Elite Analyzer
° Beckman Coulter Epics Elite ESP
° Beckman Coulter Epics Profile
° Beckman Coulter Epics XL
° Beckman Coulter FC 500 Series
° Beckman Coulter Vi-CELL XR
C. Current Market Needs and Future Demand for
Hematology Analyzers
D. Reagents and Controls
E. Current and Emerging Technologies
1. Information Technologies
2. Automation and Robotics
3. Lasers
4. Artificial Intelligence
5. Monoclonal Antibodies
6. Molecular Diagnostics
7. Microdrop Technology
III. Italy
A. Executive Summary
B. Business Environment
C. Market Structure
D. Market Size, Growth and Major Suppliers’
Instrument Placements, Installed Base, Sales
and Market Share
IV. Major Product Development Opportunities
A. Instrumentation
B. Reagent Kits and Test Systems/Panels
C. Information Technology
D. Auxiliary Products

V. Design Criteria for Decentralized Testing Products
VI. Alternative Market Penetration Strategies
A. Internal Development
B. Collaborative Arrangements
C. University Contracts
D. Distribution Strategies for the Decentralized
Testing Markets
1. Four Marketing Approaches
2. Product Complexity Factor
3. Customer Preference Factor
4. Established Suppliers
5. Emerging Suppliers
6. Major Types of Distributors
7. Market Segmentation Factor
VII. 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
VIII. Competitive Assessments
° Abbott
° Agilent Technologies
° Beckman Coulter/Danaher
° Becton Dickinson
° Bio-Rad
° Horiba
° Iris Diagnostics/Danaher
° Nihon Kohden
° Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics
° Roche
° Siemens
° Sysmex

IX. Appendix: Major Universities and Research
Centers Developing Hematology/Flow Cytometry
Technologies and Applications



List of Tables


Italy, Laboratories Performing Hematology/
Flow Cytometry Tests By Market Segment
Italy, Hospital Laboratories Performing
Hematology and Flow Cytometry Tests By Bed Size
Italy, Commercial/Private Laboratories
Performing Hematology and Flow Cytometry Tests
By Annual Test Volume
Italy, Total Flow Cytometry and Special
Hematology Specimen Volume Forecast By Market Segment
Italy, All Market Segments, Total Flow
Cytometry and Special Hematology Test Volume Forecast
Italy, All Market Segments Flow Cytometry
And Special Hematology Test Volume Forecast
Italy, Hospital Laboratories, Flow Cytometry
And Special Hematology Test Volume Forecast

Italy, Commercial/Private Laboratories, Flow Cytometry
And Special Hematology Test Volume Forecast
Italy, Major Flow Cytometers, Estimated
Placements and Installed Base
Italy, Total Flow Cytometry Diagnostics Market
Forecast By Market Segment
Italy, Flow Cytometry Instrument Market Forecast
By Market Segment
Italy, Flow Cytometry Consumables Market Forecast
By Market Segment

Italy, Total Flow Cytometry Diagnostics Market
By Major Supplier
Italy, Flow Cytometry Instrument Market
By Major Supplier
Italy, Flow Cytometry Consumables Market
By Major Supplier