Veterinary Molecular Diagnostics Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2023 - 2028)

Global Veterinary Molecular Diagnostics Market is Segmented by Products (Instruments, Kit and Reagents, and Software and Services), Applications (Infectious Diseases, Genetics, and Other Applications), Technology (PCR, Microarray, and DNA Sequencing), and Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and South America).

Veterinary Molecular Diagnostics Market Size

Veterinary Molecular Diagnostics Market Summary
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Study Period 2018 - 2028
Market Size (2023) USD 591.93 Million
Market Size (2028) USD 941.23 Million
CAGR (2023 - 2028) 9.72 %
Fastest Growing Market Asia-Pacific
Largest Market North America

Major Players

Veterinary Molecular Diagnostics Market Major Players

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

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Veterinary Molecular Diagnostics Market Analysis

The Veterinary Molecular Diagnostics Market size is expected to grow from USD 591.93 million in 2023 to USD 941.23 million by 2028, at a CAGR of 9.72% during the forecast period (2023-2028).

The outbreak of COVID-19 had a significant impact on the veterinary molecular diagnostics market because healthcare services were significantly reduced due to social distancing measures taken by governments. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, in its article published in the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in July 2021, indicated that the pandemic had direct impacts on account of movement restrictions and a fear of the spread of the virus infection, and indirect impacts that resulted from resources being directed away from animal health surveillance activities to COVID-19-related activities. In another article presented in the journal of Frontiers in Veterinary Science in February 2021, standard practices, such as routine animal check-ups and surgeries, were disrupted, and veterinary clinics and hospitals had to quickly modify standard protocols to safely serve their clients and patients. Thus, the COVID-19 pandemic had a pronounced impact on the growth of the market studied. However, the sector has been recovering since restrictions were lifted. An increase in veterinary visits and the reopening of veterinary clinics have been leading market recovery over the last two years.

Veterinary molecular diagnostics is primarily driven by the growing pet animal population worldwide, increased expenditures on animal health, and advancements in veterinary molecular diagnostics. According to the pet population data published in March 2021 by the Pet Food Manufacturers Association, over 59% of households in the United Kingdom had pets, with over 32.6 million pets in 2021. The trend of treating pets as family members is growing, which increases the demand for better healthcare and veterinary applications.

Moreover, the growing prevalence of animal diseases is expected to propel the growth of the market over the forecast period. According to a study published by the University of Calgary in June 2021, conducted to investigate the infections of Echinococcus multilocularis in domestic dogs to infer their potential role in zoonotic transmission, stated that Echinococcus multilocularis, a parasitic helminth of the northern hemisphere (Alberta, Canada), normally cycles through definitive and intermediate hosts. But in urban areas, domestic dogs can also become hosts for this parasite, which could become a significant risk factor to humans due to their proximity. An article by the government of Canada on reportable diseases in terrestrial animals, updated in February 2021, listed a number of diseases that affect animals, including companion animals in the region. The large list of diseases includes equine infectious anemia, equine piroplasmosis, Newcastle disease, Pullorum disease, and vesicular stomatitis, among others. The increase in the occurrence of diseases among companion animals in the region and the requirement for associated diagnostics will provide lucrative growth opportunities for the veterinary molecular diagnostics market.

As per the estimates of the American Pet Products Association published in April 2022, the total American pet industry expenditure reached USD 123.6 billion in 2021, up from USD 103.6 billion in 2020. The rise in animal health expenditure is expected to drive the growth of the veterinary molecular diagnostics market, as a significant portion of pet owners are expected to use advanced diagnostic modalities for various disease conditions in animals.

Various activities by key market players, such as mergers and acquisitions and partnerships, are expected to propel the growth of the market. For instance, in April 2022, Carolina Liquid Chemistries Corporation of Greensboro signed a semi-exclusive agreement to distribute a portable analyzer for the US market. The company will distribute the SeamatySMT-120 VP veterinary automated chemistry analyzer, a compact, fully automatic chemistry, electrolyte immunoassay, and coagulation analyzer for animal health diagnosis.

However, the lack of skilled personnel and the high cost of diagnostic tests are expected to slow down market growth over the forecast period.

Veterinary Molecular Diagnostics Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the Veterinary Molecular Diagnostics Market according to our research experts:

The Instruments Segment is Expected to Register Robust Growth

Veterinary molecular diagnostics instruments include electrolyte analyzers, electrolyte blood, gas analyzers, automated chemistry analyzer, semi-automated chemistry analyzer, hematology analyzers, coagulation analyzers, and immuno-analyzers, such as enzyme-linked immunoassay or colloidal particle-based immune assays, to detect the presence of disease-causing antigens. The rising prevalence of various diseases among animals and the increasing importance of animals are expected to drive the growth of the segment during the forecast period.

The growing prevalence of animal diseases is expected to boost the growth of the segment. According to an article published by Emerging Pathogen Institutes in November 2021, bovine respiratory diseases account for 75% of feedlot illnesses and economic losses to cattle producers exceeding USD 1 billion annually. The estimated costs for pinkeye are USD 150 million yearly, and losses to dairy producers due to foot rot range from USD 120 to USD 350 per animal. Such increasing losses and genetic disorders among animals are expected to drive the demand for veterinary molecular diagnostics, thereby contributing to the growth of the segment.

Product launches by key market players are expected to support the growth of the market over the forecast period. For instance, in April 2022, Carolina Liquid Chemistries corp of Greensboro signed a semi-exclusive agreement to distribute a portable analyzer for the US veterinary market. The company will distribute the SeamatySMT-120 VP veterinary automated chemistry analyzer, a compact, fully automatic chemistry, electrolyte immunoassay, and coagulation analyzer for animal health diagnosis. In September 2021, Micro Vet diagnostics launched Micro-chem II, a completely new chemistry, electrolyte, immunoassay, and coagulation analyzer for animal health, producing accurate reference and laboratory-quality results.

Thus, due to the above-mentioned factors, the studied segment is expected to witness significant growth during the forecast period.

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North America is Expected to Retain a Major Share in the Market

The North American veterinary molecular diagnostics market is projected to have the largest share over the forecast period. This is primarily due to the growing trend of pet ownership and the rising demand for animal-based proteins in the region.

The United States is expected to retain its significant market share due to rising pet adoption and increasing per capita animal healthcare expenditure. The rise in the prevalence of animal diseases and injuries is also a major factor fuelling the market growth. According to the 2021-2022 National Pet Owners Survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association (APPA), around 70% of US households owned a pet in 2021, which equates to 90.5 million homes, including 45.3 million cats and 69 million dogs. The same source also reports that the annual expenditure on a routine visit for dogs accounts for USD 242 and USD 178 for cats in the country. The rising number of pet adoption is expected to add to the growth of the studied market over the forecast period.

The increasing number of product launches in North America that focus on molecular diagnostics for animals drives the market growth. For instance, in January 2022, IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. expanded its reference laboratory menu of tests and services that will enable veterinarians to better meet the challenges of diagnosing and treating cancer. The expansion includes a liquid biopsy test that utilizes next-generation DNA sequencing technology to diagnose canine cancers. Such activities are expected to add to the growth of the studied market over the forecast period.

Thus, owing to the increasing prevalence of pet adoption in the region and rising innovative diagnostic product launches, the veterinary molecular diagnostics market in North America is expected to grow significantly over the forecast period.

Veterinary Molecular Diagnostics Market - Growth Rate by Region

Veterinary Molecular Diagnostics Industry Overview

The veterinary molecular diagnostics market is moderately fragmented and competitive. Market players in veterinary molecular diagnostics focus on R&D and new product launches to expand their market share. Key market players include Biomerieux SA, Ingenetix GmbH, Idexx Laboratories Inc., Neogen Corporation, and Thermo Fischer Scientific Inc., among others.

Veterinary Molecular Diagnostics Market Leaders

  1. Ingenetix GmbH

  2. Idexx Laboratories Inc.

  3. Thermo Fischer Scientific Inc.

  4. Biomerieux SA

  5. QIAGEN N.V.

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

Veterinary Molecular Diagnostics Market Concentration

Veterinary Molecular Diagnostics Market News

  • In June 2022, R-Biopharm AG acquired AusDiagnostics. With this acquisition, R-Biopharm expanded its product portfolio with molecular biology multiplex diagnostics, extraction reagents, and laboratory automation equipment for animals and humans.
  • In May 2022, MSD Animal Health announced the launch of the DNA TRACEBACK Fisheries platform, a new DNA-based analytical tool that helps governments and fishery agencies to identify the sustainable yield of wild fish stocks so that they can accurately identify the total allowable catch for fishermen in specific regions.

Veterinary Molecular Diagnostics Market Report - Table of Contents

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definition

    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 Rise in Prevalence of Animal Diseases

      2. 4.2.2 Increase in Demand for Animal-derived Proteins

      3. 4.2.3 Growth in Animal Health Expenditure

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

      1. 4.3.1 Lack of Skilled Personnel

      2. 4.3.2 High Cost of Diagnostic Tests

    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 (Market Size by Value - in USD Millions)

    1. 5.1 By Product

      1. 5.1.1 Instruments

      2. 5.1.2 Kit and Reagents

      3. 5.1.3 Software and Services

    2. 5.2 By Application

      1. 5.2.1 Infectious Diseases

      2. 5.2.2 Genetics

      3. 5.2.3 Other Applications

    3. 5.3 By Technology

      1. 5.3.1 PCR

      2. 5.3.2 Microarray

      3. 5.3.3 DNA Sequencing

    4. 5.4 Geography

      1. 5.4.1 North America

        1. 5.4.1.1 United States

        2. 5.4.1.2 Canada

        3. 5.4.1.3 Mexico

      2. 5.4.2 Europe

        1. 5.4.2.1 Germany

        2. 5.4.2.2 United Kingdom

        3. 5.4.2.3 France

        4. 5.4.2.4 Italy

        5. 5.4.2.5 Spain

        6. 5.4.2.6 Rest of Europe

      3. 5.4.3 Asia-Pacific

        1. 5.4.3.1 China

        2. 5.4.3.2 Japan

        3. 5.4.3.3 India

        4. 5.4.3.4 Australia

        5. 5.4.3.5 South Korea

        6. 5.4.3.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific

      4. 5.4.4 Middle East and Africa

        1. 5.4.4.1 GCC

        2. 5.4.4.2 South Africa

        3. 5.4.4.3 Rest of Middle East and Africa

      5. 5.4.5 South America

        1. 5.4.5.1 Brazil

        2. 5.4.5.2 Argentina

        3. 5.4.5.3 Rest of South America

  6. 6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

    1. 6.1 Company Profiles

      1. 6.1.1 Biochek BV

      2. 6.1.2 Biomerieux SA

      3. 6.1.3 Bioneer Corporation

      4. 6.1.4 Idexx Laboratories Inc.

      5. 6.1.5 Ingenetix GmbH

      6. 6.1.6 Neogen Corporation

      7. 6.1.7 Thermo Fischer Scientific Inc.

      8. 6.1.8 Veterinary Molecular Diagnostics Inc.

      9. 6.1.9 Biomedica Group

      10. 6.1.10 Novacyt Group

      11. 6.1.11 QIAGEN N.V.

      12. 6.1.12 Virbac

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

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Veterinary Molecular Diagnostics Industry Segmentation

As per the scope of the report, veterinary molecular diagnostics refer to the molecular diagnostic techniques that are employed to analyze samples from animals (companion, domestic, etc.). Veterinary molecular diagnostics primarily focuses on the detection, identification, and genotyping of pathogens. The veterinary molecular diagnostics market is segmented by products (instruments, kits and reagents, and software and services), applications (infectious diseases, genetics, and other applications), technology (PCR, microarray, and DNA Sequencing), and geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and South America). The report also covers the estimated market sizes and trends of 17 countries across major regions. The report offers all values in USD million for the above segments.

By Product
Instruments
Kit and Reagents
Software and Services
By Application
Infectious Diseases
Genetics
Other Applications
By Technology
PCR
Microarray
DNA Sequencing
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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Veterinary Molecular Diagnostics Market Research FAQs

The Veterinary Molecular Diagnostics Market size is expected to reach USD 591.93 million in 2023 and grow at a CAGR of 9.72% to reach USD 941.23 million by 2028.

In 2023, the Veterinary Molecular Diagnostics Market size is expected to reach USD 591.93 million.

Ingenetix GmbH, Idexx Laboratories Inc., Thermo Fischer Scientific Inc., Biomerieux SA and QIAGEN N.V. are the major companies operating in the Veterinary Molecular Diagnostics Market.

Asia-Pacific is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR over the forecast period (2023-2028).

In 2023, the North America accounts for the largest market share in the Veterinary Molecular Diagnostics Market.

Veterinary Molecular Diagnostics Industry Report

Statistics for the 2023 Veterinary Molecular Diagnostics market share, size and revenue growth rate, created by Mordor Intelligence™ Industry Reports. Veterinary Molecular Diagnostics analysis includes a market forecast outlook to 2028 and historical overview. Get a sample of this industry analysis as a free report PDF download.

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