Rapid Plasma Reagin Test Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

The Market is Segmented By Product Type (Rapid Plasma Reagin Test Kits, Analyzers and Instruments, Reagents), End User, and Geography.

Market Snapshot

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Study Period: 2018 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: North America
CAGR: 4.1 %

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Market Overview

The rapid plasma reagin test market is expected to register a CAGR of 4.1% during the forecast period. The rapid plasma reagin (RPR) test is a serological test that is used to screen for syphilis, a sexually transmitted infection caused by spirochete bacterium treponema pallidum. Symptoms of syphilis are common to many other illnesses. Some of the early symptoms include fever, swollen glands, muscle aches, rash, and sore throat. Moreover, people who have early-stage syphilis may have sores or lesions, and these can pass the infection on to other people during sexual contact. If syphilis is not detected, it can stay in the body for many years and can harm internal organs. Over time it can cause paralysis, blindness, numbness, and even death. Syphilis can be cured if it is diagnosed in the early stages; this significantly increases the importance of proper and timely diagnostics.

As per the study published in the Current Epidemiology Reports 2018, every year, around 6 million new cases of syphilis were observed in persons aged 15 to 49 years globally. In addition, over 300,000 fetal and neonatal deaths were due to syphilis, and nearly 215,000 infants are at risk of early death due to syphilis.

Increasing incidence of syphilis, growing awareness for sexually transmitted diseases and technological advancement, and the launch of the new products for rapid plasma reagin testing are the key driving factors in the rapid plasma reagin test market.

Scope of the Report

The rapid plasma reagin (RPR) test is a serological test that is used to screen for syphilis, a sexually transmitted infection caused by spirochete bacterium treponema pallidum. The rapid plasma reagin test market is segmented by product type, end-user, and geography.

By Product Type
Rapid Plasma Reagin Test Kits
Analyzers and Instruments
Reagents
By End User
Hospitals and Clinics
Diagnostic Laboratories
Other End Users
Geography
North America
United States
Canada
Mexico
Europe
Germany
United Kingdom
France
Italy
Spain
Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific
China
Japan
India
Australia
South Korea
Rest of Asia-Pacific
Middle-East and Africa
GCC
South Africa
Rest of Middle-East and Africa
South America
Brazil
Argentina
Rest of South America

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Key Market Trends

The Rapid Plasma Reagin Test Kits Segment is Expected to Hold a Major Market Share in the Rapid Plasma Reagin Test Market

  • Rapid plasma reagin test kits are used for the qualitative and semi-quantitative determination of reagin antibodies in serum or plasma from persons with syphilis.
  • According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 1 million sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are acquired every day globally. Moreover, in 2016, about 9,88,000 pregnant women were infected with syphilis resulting in over 3,50,000 adverse birth outcomes, including 2,00,000 stillbirths and newborn deaths.
  • Rapid plasma reagin test kits segment holds a significant market share in the rapid plasma reagin test market and is anticipated to show a similar trend over the forecast period due to the high usage of assays, and the growing availability of the test kits.
  • Increasing incidence of sexually transmitted diseases, including syphilis, and technological advancement in rapid plasma reagin testing are the key driving factors in the rapid plasma reagin test kits segment.
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North America is Expected to Hold a Significant Share in the Market during the Forecast Period

North America is expected to hold a major market share in the global rapid plasma reagin test market due to the increasing incidence of sexually transmitted diseases, including syphilis, and growing awareness regarding the morbidity of sexually transmitted diseases in this region. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in the year 2017, about 30,644 cases of primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis were reported in the United States, i.e., 9.5 cases per 100,000 population which represents a 10.5% increase compared with the year 2016 (8.6 cases per 100,000 population), and a 72.7% increase compared with the year 2013 (5.5 cases per 100,000 population). Furthermore, technological advancement and the launch of new products, high healthcare spending, and the presence of well-established healthcare infrastructure are also fueling the growth of the overall regional market to a large extent.

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Competitive Landscape

The rapid plasma reagin test market is moderately fragmented competitive and consists of several major players. In terms of market share, few of the major players are currently dominating the market. Some of the leading market players include Cardinal Health Inc., Thermo Fisher Scientific, Abbott Laboratories (Alere), F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Danaher Corporation (Beckman Coulter Inc.), Siemens Healthcare, AccuBioTech Co. Ltd, Becton Dickinson and Company, Bio-Rad Laboratories, and bioLytical Laboratories Inc.

Table of Contents

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study

  2. 2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

  3. 3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  4. 4. MARKET DYNAMICS

    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

      1. 4.2.1 Increasing Incidence of Syphilis

      2. 4.2.2 Technological Advancement in Rapid Plasma Reagin Testing

      3. 4.2.3 Growing Awareness Regarding the Morbidity of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

      1. 4.3.1 Poor Reimbursement Policies

      2. 4.3.2 Lack of Adoption Regarding Disease Screening in Developing Countries

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

  5. 5. MARKET SEGMENTATION

    1. 5.1 By Product Type

      1. 5.1.1 Rapid Plasma Reagin Test Kits

      2. 5.1.2 Analyzers and Instruments

      3. 5.1.3 Reagents

    2. 5.2 By End User

      1. 5.2.1 Hospitals and Clinics

      2. 5.2.2 Diagnostic Laboratories

      3. 5.2.3 Other End Users

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 North America

        1. 5.3.1.1 United States

        2. 5.3.1.2 Canada

        3. 5.3.1.3 Mexico

      2. 5.3.2 Europe

        1. 5.3.2.1 Germany

        2. 5.3.2.2 United Kingdom

        3. 5.3.2.3 France

        4. 5.3.2.4 Italy

        5. 5.3.2.5 Spain

        6. 5.3.2.6 Rest of Europe

      3. 5.3.3 Asia-Pacific

        1. 5.3.3.1 China

        2. 5.3.3.2 Japan

        3. 5.3.3.3 India

        4. 5.3.3.4 Australia

        5. 5.3.3.5 South Korea

        6. 5.3.3.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific

      4. 5.3.4 Middle-East and Africa

        1. 5.3.4.1 GCC

        2. 5.3.4.2 South Africa

        3. 5.3.4.3 Rest of Middle-East and Africa

      5. 5.3.5 South America

        1. 5.3.5.1 Brazil

        2. 5.3.5.2 Argentina

        3. 5.3.5.3 Rest of South America

  6. 6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

    1. 6.1 Company Profiles

      1. 6.1.1 Cardinal Health Inc.

      2. 6.1.2 Thermo Fisher Scientific

      3. 6.1.3 Abbott Laboratories (Alere)

      4. 6.1.4 F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd

      5. 6.1.5 Bio-Rad Laboratories

      6. 6.1.6 Siemens Healthcare

      7. 6.1.7 AccuBioTech Co. Ltd

      8. 6.1.8 Becton Dickinson and Company

      9. 6.1.9 Danaher Corporation (Beckman Coulter Inc.)

      10. 6.1.10 bioLytical Laboratories Inc.

    2. *List Not Exhaustive
  7. 7. MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS

**Competitive Landscape covers- Business Overview, Financials, Products and Strategies, and Recent Developments

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Rapid Plasma Reagin Test Market market is studied from 2018 - 2026.

The Rapid Plasma Reagin Test Market is growing at a CAGR of 4.1% over the next 5 years.

Asia Pacific is growing at the highest CAGR over 2021- 2026.

North America holds highest share in 2021.

Cardinal Health, Inc, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Abbott Laboratories (Alere), F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Bio-Rad Laboratories are the major companies operating in Rapid Plasma Reagin Test Market.

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