Swab Market - Global Forecast to 2026, by Test Type (Blood, Urine, Saliva, and Others), by Product Type (Alcohol Swab, Cotton Swab, Dry Swab, and Gauze Swab), by Shaft Type  (Aluminum, Propylene, and Others), by End User (Hospitals, Clinics, Microbiology Laboratories, and Academia and Research Institutes), and by Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa) - Size, Share, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2018-2026

  • Published On : Feb 2019 |
  • Pages : 147 Pages |
  • Format : CMI Insight PPT Format CMI Insight PDF Format

Global Swab Market – Swabs for Surgical Procedures

Swab plays a major role in advance healthcare, as they are part of surgery and medicine. It is widely used in first aid kit, wound cleansing, and at injection sites. Swab are made of absorbent material, sometimes pertained with alcohol, iodine, cetrimide or cholrhexidine, which imparts medical properties to it.

The global swab market size was valued at US$ 578.6 million in 2017, and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 6.6% over the forecast period (2018 – 2026).

Figure 1. Global Swab Market Value (US$ Mn), by Region, 2017

                                                                           Source: Coherent Market Insights Analysis

Increasing incidence of surgeries is expected to propel growth of the swab market

Swab is used in for cleaning wounds and disinfecting the pre injection site. High prevalence of chronic diseases is expected to propel demand for surgical procedures, which in turn is expected to drive the market growth. According to the, American College of Cardiology Journal (JACC) in December 2012, an estimated 40% people above aged 25 years are diagnosed with high blood pressure in the U.S., and the number of patients with elevated blood pressure has increased from 600 million in 1980 to a billion in 2008.

Moreover, increasing incidences of road accidents and falls associated wound and injuries are propelling growth of the swab market over the forecast period. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) factsheet 2018, road accidents caused around 20 and 50 million injuries annually around the world. Road traffic injuries are the leading cause of death among people aged between 5 and 29 years, and more than 1.35 million people die annually, as a result of road traffic crashes globally.      

Figure 2. Global Swab Market Share (%), by Shaft Type, 2018 and 2026

                                                                      Source: Coherent Market Insights Analysis

Increasing prevalence of cardiovascular diseases in North America is expected to bolster the market growth

North America holds dominant position in the global swab market, owing to high prevalence of cardiovascular disease, which leads to angioplasty and other surgeries. According to the American Heart Association, 2016, cardiovascular diseases accounted for around 17.3 million deaths annually worldwide, whereas an estimated 23.3 million people are expected to die from cardiovascular disease by 2030.

Moreover, increasing geriatric population susceptible to cardiovascular disease in this region is expected to bolster the market growth over the forecast period. According to the American Heart Association, December 2015, an estimated 85.6 million Americans suffers from some form of cardiovascular disease and nearly 50% of African and America adults are diagnosed with cardiovascular disease in which women comprised around 48% and men around 46%

 

 Moreover, key players in the market are focused on receiving the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for novel products in diagnostic tools. For instance, in April 2018, Parsagen Diagnostic Inc., received the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for PartoSure test, which consist of sterile flocked swab, lateral flow test strip, and vial with extraction solvent.

Key Players

Major players operating in the global swab market include Puritan Medical Products, Copan Diagnostics, Inc., Sarstedt AG & Co. KG, FI Medical MWE, Cleancross Co.,LTD., AdvaCare Systems, GPC Medical Ltd., Elmex Controls Pvt Ltd., and Citotest Labware Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Swabs are made of absorbent material, which imparts medicinal properties to it. Swab is part of surgery and medicine and it is used in surgical procedures, injuries, at pre injection site and in diagnostic kits to obtain sample. The major role of swab is wound cleansing and disinfection. The antiseptics used in swab are iodine, cetrimide and disinfectant such as alcohol.

Market Dynamics

Increasing prevalence of accidents and falls cause’s injuries, which is expected to increase surgical procedures, in turn driving swab market growth. According to World Health Organization (WHO) factsheet in 2018, annually there are around 37.3 million falls, which require medical attention, whereas an estimated 646,000 individuals die annually from falls globally. Moreover, increasing prevalence of cardiovascular disease is expected to propel treatment via surgery, which is expected to boost the market growth. According to the, World Health Organization (WHO) published in 2009, around 3.8 million men and 4.4 million women die annually from coronary heart disease worldwide. Moreover, according to the same source, the mortality for age between 15 to 59 years, was around 1,332, 000 and for above 60 years of age, it was around 5,825, 000.

Key features of the study:

  • This report provides in-depth analysis of the swab market and provides market size (US$ million) and Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR %) for the forecast period (2018 – 2026), considering 2017 as the base year
  • It elucidates potential revenue opportunities across different segments and explains attractive investment proposition matrices for this market
  • This study also provides key insights about market drivers, restraints, opportunities, new product launches or approval, market trends,  regional outlook, and competitive strategy adopted by key players
  • It profiles key players in the global swab market based on the following parameters – company overview, financial performance, product portfolio, market presence, distribution strategies, key developments, strategies, and future plans
  • Key companies covered as a part of this study include, Puritan Medical Products, Copan Diagnostics, Inc., Sarstedt AG & Co. KG, FI Medical MWE, Cleancross Co., LTD., AdvaCare Systems, GPC Medical Ltd., Elmex Controls Pvt. Ltd., Citotest Labware Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
  • Insights from this report would allow marketers and the management authorities of the companies to make informed decisions regarding their future product launches, technology up-gradation, market expansion, and marketing tactics.
  • The global swab market report caters to various stakeholders in this industry including investors, suppliers, product manufacturers, distributors, new entrants, and financial analysts
  • Stakeholders would have ease in decision-making through various strategy matrices used in analyzing the swab market.

Detailed Segmentation:

  • Global Swab Market, By Test Type:
    • Blood
    • Urine
    • Saliva
    • Others
  • Global Swab Market, By Product Type:
    • Alcohol Swab
    • Cotton Swab
    • Dry Swab
    • Gauze Swab
  • Global Swab Market, By Shaft Type:
    • Aluminum
    • Polypropylene
    • Others
  • Global Swab Market, By End User:
    • Hospitals
    • Ambulatory Surgical Centers
    • Others
  • Global Swab Market, By Geography:
    • North America
      • By Test Type:
        • Blood
        • Urine
        • Saliva
        • Others
      • By Product Type:
        • Alcohol Swab
        • Cotton Swab
        • Dry Swab
        • Gauze Swab
      • By Shaft Type:
        • Aluminum
        • Polypropylene
        • Others
      • By End User:
        • Hospitals
        • Ambulatory Surgical Centers
        • Others
      • By Country:
        • U.S.
        • Canada
    • Latin America
      • By Test Type:
        • Blood
        • Urine
        • Saliva
        • Others
      • By Product Type:
        • Alcohol Swab
        • Cotton Swab
        • Dry Swab
        • Gauze Swab
      • By Shaft Type:
        • Aluminum
        • Polypropylene
        • Others
      • By End User:
        • Hospitals
        • Ambulatory Surgical Centers
        • Others
      • By Country:
        • Brazil
        • Mexico
        • Argentina
        • Rest of Latin America
    • Europe
      • By Test Type:
        • Blood
        • Urine
        • Saliva
        • Others
      • By Product Type:
        • Alcohol Swab
        • Cotton Swab
        • Dry Swab
        • Gauze Swab
      • By Shaft Type:
        • Aluminum
        • Polypropylene
        • Others
      • By End User:
        • Hospitals
        • Ambulatory Surgical Centers
        • Others
      • By Country:
        • Germany
        • U.K.
        • France
        • Italy
        • Spain
        • Russia
        • Rest of Europe
    • Asia Pacific
      • By Test Type:
        • Blood
        • Urine
        • Saliva
        • Others
      • By Product Type:
        • Alcohol Swab
        • Cotton Swab
        • Dry Swab
        • Gauze Swab
      • By Shaft Type:
        • Aluminum
        • Polypropylene
        • Others
      • By End User:
        • Hospitals
        • Ambulatory Surgical Centers
        • Others
      • By Country:
        • China
        • India
        • Japan
        • Australia
        • South Korea
        • ASEAN
        • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Middle East
      • By Test Type:
        • Blood
        • Urine
        • Saliva
        • Others
      • By Product Type:
        • Alcohol Swab
        • Cotton Swab
        • Dry Swab
        • Gauze Swab
      • By Shaft Type:
        • Aluminum
        • Polypropylene
        • Others
      • By End User:
        • Hospitals
        • Ambulatory Surgical Centers
        • Others
      • By Country:
        • GCC
        • Israel
        • Rest of Middle East
    • Africa
      • By Test Type:
        • Blood
        • Urine
        • Saliva
        • Others
      • By Product Type:
        • Alcohol Swab
        • Cotton Swab
        • Dry Swab
        • Gauze Swab
      • By Shaft Type:
        • Aluminum
        • Polypropylene
        • Others
      • By End User:
        • Hospitals
        • Ambulatory Surgical Centers
        • Others
      • By Country:
        • South Africa
        • Central Africa
        • North Africa
  • Company Profiles
    • Puritan Medical Products *
      • Company Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Highlights
      • Market Strategies
    • Copan Diagnostics, Inc.
    • Sarstedt AG & Co. KG
    • FI Medical MWE
    • Cleancross Co., LTD.
    • AdvaCare Systems
    • GPC Medical Ltd.
    • Elmex Controls Pvt Ltd.
    • Citotest Labware Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

 “*” marked represents similar segmentation in other categories in the respective section.

Table of Contents

  1. Research Objectives and Assumptions
    • Research Objectives
    • Assumptions
    • Abbreviations
  2. Market Purview
    • Report Description
      • Market Definition and Scope
    • Executive Summary
      • Market Snippet, By Test Type
      • Market Snippet, By Product Type
      • Market Snippet, By Shaft Type
      • Market Snippet, By End User
      • Market Snippet, By Region
    • Coherent Opportunity Map (COM)
  3. Market Dynamics, Regulations, and Trends Analysis
    • Market Dynamics
      • Drivers
      • Restraints
      • Market Opportunities
    • Impact Analysis
    • Epidemiology
    • Pest Analysis
    • Regulatory Scenario
    • New Product Launches
    • Collaborations and Agreements
    • Market Trends
  4. Global Swab Market, By Test Type, 2018 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2018 and 2026 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2017 – 2026
      • Segment Trends
    • Blood
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
    • Urine
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
    • Saliva
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
    • Others
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
  5. Global Swab Market, By Product Type, 2018 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2018 and 2026 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2017 – 2026
      • Segment Trends
    • Alcohol Swab
      •  Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
    • Cotton Swab
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
    • Dry Swab
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
    • Gauze Swab
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
  6. Global Swab Market, By Shaft Type, 2018 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2018 and 2026 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2017 – 2026
      • Segment Trends
    • Aluminum
      •  Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
    • Propylene
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
    • Others
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
  7. Global Swab Market, By End User, 2018 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2018 and 2026 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2017 – 2026
      • Segment Trends
    • Hospitals
      •  Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
    • Clinics
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
    • Microbiology Laboratories
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
    • Academia & Research Institutes
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
  8. Global Swab Market, By Region, 2018 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, By Region, 2018 and 2026 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, For Regions, 2017–2026
    • North America
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Test Type, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Shaft Type, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
        • U.S.
        • Canada
    • Latin America
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Test Type, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Shaft Type, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
        • Brazil
        • Mexico
        • Argentina
        • Rest of Latin America
    • Europe
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Test Type, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Shaft Type, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
        • Germany
        • U.K.
        • France        
        • Italy
        • Spain
        • Russia
        • Rest of Europe
    • Asia Pacific
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Test Type, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Shaft Type, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
        • China
        • India
        • Japan
        • Australia
        • South Korea
        • ASEAN
        • Rest of APAC
    • Middle East
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Test Type, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Shaft Type, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
        • GCC
        • Israel
        • Rest of Middle East
    • Africa
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Test Type, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Shaft Type, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
        • South Africa
        • Central Africa
        • North Africa
  9. Competitive Landscape
    • Heat Map Analysis
    • Company Profiles
      •  Puritan Medical Products
        • Company Overview
        • Product Type Portfolio
        • Financial Overview
        • Key Highlights
        • Market Strategies
      • Copan Diagnostics, Inc.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Type Portfolio
        • Financial Overview
        • Key Highlights
        • Market Strategies
      • Sarstedt AG & Co. KG
        • Company Overview
        • Product Type Portfolio
        • Financial Overview
        • Key Highlights
        • Market Strategies
      • FI Medical MWE
        • Company Overview
        • Product Type Portfolio
        • Financial Overview
        • Key Highlights
        • Market Strategies
      •  Cleancross Co., Ltd.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Type Portfolio
        • Financial Overview
        • Key Highlights
        • Market Strategies
      • AdvaCare Systems
        • Company Overview
        • Product Type Portfolio
        • Financial Overview
        • Key Highlights
        • Market Strategies
      • GPC Medical Ltd.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Type Portfolio
        • Financial Overview
        • Key Highlights
        • Market Strategies
      • Elmex Controls Pvt Ltd.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Type Portfolio
        • Financial Overview
        • Key Highlights
        • Market Strategies
      • Citotest Labware Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Type Portfolio
        • Financial Overview
        • Key Highlights
        • Market Strategies
    • Analyst Views
  10. Section
    • References
    • Research Methodology
    • About us and Sales Contact

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