Infections is the war between the pathogen and its host. It is important to understand the nature of both sides to prevent and treat the infections, the microbiology testing market accounted for 5% in the global IVD (In-Vitro Diagnostics) market and contributed $3556.7 million in 2013 to the IVD market, and is estimated to reach $4737.2 million by 2013 at a CAGR of 6.2% from 2013 to 2018. Lastly, Singapore’s IVD market is an estimated $89 million. Singapore has the highest rated healthcare system in Southeast Asia and a highly competitive IVD market. Many leading companies in the IVD industry are active in Singapore.
- Host-Parasite interactions
- Morphological characteristics
- Biochemical characteristics