Swab and Viral Transport Medium Market: Introduction
Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled, ‘Global Swab and Viral Transport
Medium Market ’. According to the report, the global swab and viral transport medium market was
valued at US$ 0.9 Bn in 2019 and is projected to expand at a CAGR of ~3% from 2020 to 2030. Viral
transport medium (VTM) enables safe transfer of viruses, chlamydia, and mycoplasma for research,
including conventional cell culture methods, diagnostic tests, and molecular biology techniques. Swabs
collected and transported dry or in saline are compared to commercially available swab/medium
combinations for PCR detection of influenza, enterovirus, herpes simplex virus, and adenovirus.
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In terms of product, the global swab and viral transport medium market has been bifurcated into swab
type and transport medium. The swab type segment has been split into nasal swabs, nasopharyngeal
swabs, and throat swabs. The transport medium segment accounted for a major share of the global
swab and viral transport medium market in 2019. The segment is anticipated to expand at a high CAGR
during the forecast period, owing to rise in the need and demand for detection and prevention of the
infectious diseases across the world. Based on application, the global swab and viral transport medium
market has been classified into viral infection diagnosis and others. The viral infection diagnosis segment
has been segregated into COVID-19, influenza, herpes simplex virus, varicella-zoster virus, and others.
The viral infection diagnosis segment held a significant share of the global swab and viral transport
medium market in 2019.
In terms of end user, the global swab and viral transport medium market has been categorized into
hospitals & clinics, microbiology laboratories, diagnostic laboratories, and others. The hospitals & clinics
segment held a major share of the global