DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "World Drug Screening Market - Opportunities and Forecasts, 2014 - 2022" report to their offering.
The key factors responsible for the growth of the drug and alcohol testing market are growing population and count of aging population coupled with rising drug & alcohol abuse, along with increased funding by the U.S. Federal Governments for drug testing. Furthermore, growing awareness on drug screening procedures across developing nations along with formulation of stringent laws by these countries is a major factor boosting the market growth.
For instance, with effect from 2014, the federal government in Brazil made it mandatory for all professional drivers to pass a hair drug test while they apply for license renewal. However, the recent ban on alcohol consumption in some Muslim-majority countries is a key factor hampering the growth of this market.
Furthermore, privacy rights given to employees related to drug testing in Canada and various regions of Europe hinders the growth of the market in these regions. Growing count of population affected by drug addicts, the manufacture of high-end drug & alcohol screening devices, along with rising concerns related to drug and alcohol testing offer abundant growth opportunities in this market. Accuracy and specificity factors of drug and alcohol testing equipment especially for breathalyzers is a major market challenge faced by key stakeholders and market players.
The report segments the drug and alcohol testing market, on the basis of products and services, sample type, end-users and geography. Products and services market is further segmented into equipment, rapid testing devices, consumables and oral fluid testing devices and laboratory services. The equipment is further segmented into immunoassay analyzers, chromatography instruments, breath analyzers while breath analyzers is further segmented into fuel cell breathlyzers, semiconductor breathlyzers and other devices.
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