LONDON, Nov. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- This new report from VPGMarketResearch.com is designed to help current suppliers and potential market entrants identify and evaluate emerging opportunities in the molecular diagnostics market during the next five years. Highlights - Five-year test volume and sales forecasts- Feature comparison of major analyzers- Profiles of market players and start-up firms developing innovative technologies and products- Specific product and business opportunities for instrument and consumable suppliers Rationale The molecular diagnostics market is unquestionably the most rapidly growing segment of the in vitro diagnostics industry. The next five years will witness significant developments in reagent systems and automation, as well as introduction of a wide range of new products that will require innovative marketing approaches. The rate of market penetration into routine clinical laboratories, however, will depend on the introduction of cost-effective and automated systems with amplification methods. In order to successfully capitalize on the opportunities presented by the molecular diagnostics market, many companies are already exploiting new molecular technologies as corporate strategic assets, managed in support of business and marketing strategies. Integrating new technology planning with business and corporate strategies will be one of the most challenging tasks for diagnostic companies during the next five years. Market Segmentation Analysis - Five-year test volume and sales forecasts for major applications, including: - Infectious Diseases - Forensic Testing - Cancer - Paternity Testing/HLA Typing - Genetic Diseases - Others - Five-year test volume and sales projections for over 30 NAT assays. Product/Technology Review - Comparison of leading molecular diagnostic analyzers. - Review of molecular diagnostic technologies, test formats, detection methodologies, trends in testing automation and over 30 target/signal amplification methods, including: - PCR - bDNA- SDA - NASBA- TMA - SSSR, and others- LCR - Companies, universities and research centers developing new molecular- diagnostic technologies and products.