Increasing Blood Donations and Accidents to Benefit Global Blood Collection Tubes Market. Which Tubes are in Demand?


Published Date : Apr 07, 2016

Every year, the units of blood being donated globally is increasing. Blood, a vital element of the body is being increasingly used for accident victims, cancer therapies, and necessary transplantations. Unfortunately, the number of people dying due to road accidents is increasing year after year. Also, for the diagnosis and testing of various diseases, blood is used as a major biological sample. As blood collection is an essential part of any diagnostics, for transfusion procedures, and in surgeries, the demand for various blood collection tubes is expected to increase in the years to come. 

Every year, a huge amount of blood is collected for various medical purposes. Since the past few years, it has been noticed that a lot of surgeries and operations got canceled due to defects found in the blood collection equipment. Thus, the increasing demand for blood collection tubes is expected to drive the global market. Following are the different types of blood collection tubes that are in demand:

  • Rapid Serum Tubes
  • Serum Separating Tubes
  • Heparin Tubes
  • Plasma Separation Tubes
  • EDTA Tubes

The demand for serum separating tubes is expected to be the highest in the years to come. Recently, the increasing concerns about the spread of various infectious diseases through the donated blood has propelled the demand for blood components. The availability of a variety of blood collection tubes is expected to create growth opportunities for the leading players. With the increasing occurrence of diseases and the rising aging population, the demand for blood testing is expected to be on the higher side. For blood testing, blood donation, or for surgical procedures it is a must to carry the blood in clean sterilized tubes. 

Stringent regulatory guidelines, healthcare policies, and safe blood collection technologies are predicted to benefit the global blood collection tubes market in the next few years. Further, developed markets including North America and Asia Pacific are predicted to contribute considerable owing to the increased level of government support, awareness, and advancements in the blood collection tubes and techniques.