Swab Market Analysis On The Future Growth Prospects
And Industry Research Outlook 2021-2027
The swab is a medicated absorbent majorly used for collecting urine, DNA, and
saliva specimens and is generally made with polypropylene or aluminum shaft.
Swabs include disinfectants and antiseptics such as alcohol, cetrimide,
chlorhexidine, and iodine respectively. The growing number of medical tests for
infectious diseases and various types of surgeries are primarily driving the
market growth. Further, the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic immensely
increased the swab market demand across the globe.
There are many types of respiratory infections. A nasal swab test can help your
provider diagnose the type of infection you have and which treatment would be
best for you. The test may be done by taking a sample of cells from your
nostrils or from the nasopharynx. The nasopharynx is the uppermost part of
your nose and throat.
Other names: anterior nares test, nasal mid-turbinate swab, NMT swab
nasopharyngeal culture, nasopharyngeal swab
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Key players in the global swab market include Puritan Medical Products,
Neogen Corporation, MWE, FL MEDICAL s.r.l, Clean Cross Co., LTD,
Elmex Controls Pvt Ltd., Citotest Labware Manufacturing Co., Ltd., GPC
Medical, Unilever, SARSTEDT AG & Co. KG, Merck KGaA., Medscape,
AdvaCare, Copan Diagnostics, Inc., Veracyte, Stream S.r.l., Blue
Manufacturing Company, Groupe Lemoine, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and
Sirchie, among others.
The industry participants are focusing on various growth strategies such as
partnership or collaboration and merger or acquisition for business expansion
and strengthening their market position. For instance, in December 2019,
Veracyte and Nanostring entered into a partnership for developing a nasal swab.
Additionally, in the current COVID-19 situation, industry manufacturers are
focusing on providing swabs for the COVID-19 swab test owi