Automated Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Market – Insights
Automated antimicrobial susceptibility testing is extensively used to achieve minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) results using an antimicrobial susceptibility testing system, which offers flexible, customizable testing options to accommodate laboratories of all sizes. Antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) aims to ensure that suitable antibiotics are prescribed to individuals by monitoring inhibition zone of antibiotics and emergence of resistant pathogens in infected individuals. Information on local patterns of antimicrobial susceptibility can be collected using antimicrobial susceptibility testing, so that policies guiding the therapy can be based on current data on local resistance trends or institutional antibiogram.
The global automated antimicrobial susceptibility testing market size was valued at US$ 1,295.5 million in 2018 and is expected to witness a CAGR of 8.9% over the forecast period (2018 – 2026).
Global Automated Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Market Share (%) Analysis, By Product Type, 2018
Source: Coherent Market Insights Analysis (2019)
Emergence of multidrug resistance worldwide is expected to drive growth of the automated antimicrobial susceptibility testing market
Increasing number of multidrug resistance cases in tuberculosis (TB), malaria, HIV, influenza, and others among the global population is expected to result in increasing adoption of antimicrobial susceptibility testing to reduce the resistance exposure during the forecast period. For instance, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), in 2014, there were around 480,000 new cases of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), a form of tuberculosis that is resistant to the two most powerful anti-TB drugs. Among these, only around 123,000 cases were detected and reported.
Moreover, increasing number of product launches is also expected to highly contribute to the automated antimicrobial susceptibility testing market growth. For instance, in March 2016, Becton, Dickinson and Company launched the new BD Phoenix M50 ID/AST system, which helps to deliver the same rapid, accurate, and cost-effective testing as the legacy BD Phoenix 100, within a small footprint.
Automated Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Market - Restraints
Challenges in automated antimicrobial susceptibility testing include stringent rules and regulations from regulatory bodies, which hinders growth of the automated antimicrobial susceptibility testing market size. For instance, in the European Union, antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) systems are regulated by the Directive 98/79/EC (IVD directive), which was changed in 2017 with the introduction of the Regulation 2017/746 of the European Parliament and of the Council. It requires design, development, and manufacturing to be performed under a quality system according to ISO 13485.
Automated Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Market - Regional Insights
On the basis of region, the global automated antimicrobial susceptibility testing market is segmented into North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa. North America is expected to hold a dominant position in the global automated antimicrobial susceptibility testing market during the forecast period, owing to development of new antimicrobial testing procedures and increasing awareness among people regarding antimicrobial resistance (AMR). For instance, in April 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Thermo Scientific Sensititre ID/AST System, the first to offer delafloxacin and meropenem/vaborbactam on IVD-labeled, microbroth dilution susceptibility plates. The antimicrobials are currently available in the U.S. on Sensititre custom plates and are expected be available soon in new standard formats.
Asia Pacific is expected to witness rapid growth in the automated antimicrobial susceptibility testing market, owing to high prevalence of microbial infections and increasing consumption of antibiotics, eventually developing resistance among the population. For instance, according to a 2014 WHO report, multidrug-resistant tuberculosis rates were high in India, especially among those who were previously treated and treatment for the disease is generally limited.
Global Automated Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Market Value (US$ Mn) & Y-o-Y Growth (%), 2016-2026
Source: Coherent Market Insights Analysis (2019)
Automated Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Market - Competitive Landscape
Key players operating in the global automated antimicrobial susceptibility testing market include bioMérieux S.A., HiMedia Laboratories, Alifax Holding S.p.A., Creative Diagnostics, Resistell AG, Danaher Corporation, Becton, Dickinson and Company, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., Merck KGaA, and Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
Automated antimicrobial susceptibility testing products are of two types, consumables and instruments. Consumables used in automated antimicrobial susceptibility testing includes culture & growth media, ready-to-use reagents, complete reagent kits, susceptibility disks, susceptibility plates, and susceptibility cards, among others. Key players offer reagent kits and disposables, which are designed for use with their automated AST instruments, which optimizes workflow and overall laboratory efficiency. Automated microbial identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) instruments offer rapid, accurate, and efficient susceptibility testing, thereby enhancing workflow, reducing hands-on time, and enabling rapid reporting. Automated laboratory AST instruments are equipped with Laboratory Information System (LIS) compatible software to enable better compatibility.
Increasing prevalence of antibiotic resistance worldwide is expected to boost the automated antimicrobial susceptibility testing market growth. According to the World Health Organization’s Global Antimicrobial Surveillance System (GLASS) report of January 2018, antibiotic resistance is found among 500,000 people with suspected bacterial infections across 22 countries. The most commonly reported resistant bacteria were Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Staphylococcus aureus, and Streptococcus pneumoniae, followed by Salmonella sp.
However, the major restraining factor affecting growth of the automated antimicrobial susceptibility testing market is the product recalls of instruments for failures or for various other reasons. For instance, in 2016, bioMérieux S.A.’s VITEK 2 Gram Positive Susceptibility Test Cards were recalled by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as the product could lead to false susceptible results of Staphylococcus spp., Enterococcus spp., and S. agalactiae. This product was terminated in May 2017.
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