Emerging Wound Closure and Punctureless Injection Devices Leading Growth in the Multi-Billion Dollar U.S. Infection Control and Biosafety Market, According to New Analysis from Medtech Insight

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- Medtech Insight, LLC, a leading provider of medical technology and market information for the medical device and investment community, announces the publication of a new market and technology report titled, "U.S. Markets for Infection Control and Biosafety Products." This new analysis details the U.S. markets for injection devices and related products; handwashes, perioperative skin preparations and germicides; sterilization equipment, services and supplies; traditional and emerging wound closure devices; medical waste disposal products and services; and air filtration systems.

In 2001, the combined U.S. infection control and biosafety products market totaled approximately $6.7 billion, and is expected to reach $10.3 billion in 2010, led by growth in the markets for emerging wound closure and non-skin- puncture injection devices.

In addition to analyses of infection control and biosafety products, technologies, current and forecast markets, competitors, and opportunities in the U.S. for the period 2001 through 2010, this very detailed 261-page report by Medtech Insight provides an overview of infectious organisms and diseases, a discussion of infectious disease demographics and national control guidelines, and nosocomial and community-acquired infections and prevention strategies. Seventy-six exhibits and profiles of 14 key companies involved in this growing and evolving market are also included. A full table of contents and list of exhibits, and ordering information, can be viewed at www.medtechinsight.com/ReportA130.html.

Companies whose products and strategies are detailed in the report include 3M, Abbott Laboratories, Axya Medical, Baxter International, B. Braun Melsungen, Becton, Dickinson and Company, Cohesion Technologies/Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Johnson & Johnson, Kimberly-Clark, Portex/Smiths Group, Purdue Frederick/Purdue Pharma, Stericycle, STERIS, and Tyco, among many others.

Medtech Insight is publisher of the monthly "medtech insight" newsletter, covering the latest discoveries, trends and innovations in the medical technology industry.

Source: Medtech Insight, LLC

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