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POCT Is An Important Development Direction Of The In Vitro Diagnostic Industry

Jan 31, 2018

POCT is short for PointofCareTesting and is a sub-sector of the In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) industry. By simplifying design and technological innovations, POCT enables quick and easy on-site inspection at the patient's site for quick diagnostic results. At present, POCT products have been widely used in the hospital ICU, surgery, emergency, clinics and patients at home, most of the routine clinical tests can be carried out.

POCT is an important development direction and the fastest growing field of in vitro diagnostic industry in recent years. In 2012, the global POCT market was about 10 billion U.S. dollars and maintained a compound growth rate of 8%.

 The consumption of POCT products is related to medical conditions, health awareness and living standard. In terms of regional distribution, the global consumption of POCT is mainly concentrated in developed countries and regions such as Europe and the United States. The domestic consumption of POCT is mainly concentrated in economically developed cities. At the same time, the consumption of POCT products also shows certain regional characteristics in terms of product categories, For example, in the United States, there is a strong demand for drug abuse testing products, while in Africa, there is a strong demand for infectious disease testing products.

 Currently the hospital is still the main body of POCT product demand in Europe and the United States. Through POCT products and hospital existing center laboratories and other departments to supplement, Europe and the United States hospitals have established to meet the needs of multi-level diagnostic platform.

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