A new report by Transparency Market Research (TMR), titled “Bioterrorism Detection Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 – 2019,” provides a comprehensive study of this market taking its present as well as past performance into consideration.
Bioterrorism can be defined as the intentional propagation of biological agents such as viruses, bacteria, or toxins to spread terror in a specified place. The rising number of such incidences is causing immense harm to nature as well as humans. To avoid such situations, early detection of bioterrorism has emerged as the need of the hour.
The research study offers a comprehensive overview of the global market for bioterrorism detection and provides detailed information of the market segmentations. It also discusses the current as well as the imminent trends and the growth rate of this market and provides an insight into its future prospects.
The research report analyzes the worldwide bioterrorism detection market on the basis of it regional spread and the type of biological agents and their mode of delivery. As per the study, the global market is spread across North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Rest of the World.
Based on the type of biological agents, the report segments the market into three categories. The first category consists of agents such as tularemia, anthrax, bubonic plague, smallpox viruses, hemorrhagic fever viruses, and botulinum toxins. These agents pose a high threat to the safety and security of human beings and animals.
The second category comprises toxins such as glanders, typhus, Q fever, and viral encephalitis. These toxins carry a moderate threat to the society and are less harmful than other agents. The third category includes emerging toxins that are specially developed for mass destruction, such as HIV/AIDS, Hantavirus, SARS, Nipah virus, and H1N1 virus. These viruses can be highly fatal and can cause major damage to human health.
These biological agents are released into the environment by food contamination, water contamination, aerosol dissemination, insect vectors, and various other modes of delivery, notes the market study.
The research report also analyzes the global market for bioterrorism detection on the basis of the prevalent competitive landscape. Analysts have reviewed the company profiles of major participants to determine the current hierarchy of this market. According to it, PharmAthene Inc., Human Genome Sciences, Evogen Inc., ICX Technologies Inc., and Acambis Plc. are the leading players functioning in this market, states the research study.
The report attempts to present a clear picture of the global bioterrorism detection market to assist market participants in making important strategies for business expansion.