GVR Report cover Urinary Tract Infection Testing Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Urinary Tract Infection Testing Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Type (Urethritis, Cystitis, Pyelonephritis), By End-use (Reference Laboratories, General Practitioners, Urologists), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2023 - 2030

  • Report ID: GVR-4-68039-951-8
  • Number of Pages: 115
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Range: 2018 - 2021
  • Industry: Healthcare

Report Overview

The global urinary tract infection testing market size was estimated at USD 579.23 million in 2022 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.4% from 2023 to 2030. The urinary tract infection (UTI) testing market is witnessing growth due to factors such as rising disease burden, rapid technological advancements, increasing geriatric population, and R&D investments by key players to introduce self-testing products. Urinary tract infection is becoming a common global concern. According to research studies, UTI occurs in one in five adult women at some point in their life. In the U.S., about 25%-40% of women aged 20-40 have suffered a UTI. More than 6 million UTI patient visits to physicians every year in the U.S. Out of which around 20% of those visits are to the emergency department.

U.S. urinary tract infection testing market size and growth rate, 2023 - 2030

Women are more prone to UTIs than men.The incidence of disease in adult women tends to increase with age. Infection rate is comparatively high in postmenopausal women, owing to factors such as changes in vaginal flora, which provides a favorable environment for growth of certain pathogens.

Introduction of portable handheld equipment and availability of at-home sample collection kits & self-testing kits for UTI testing are among factors likely to boost adoption. For instance, in May 2020, Healthy.io Ltd. launched home test kit in the UK. Moreover, point-of-care testing for UTI will be a key growth area, which is expected to increase investments by companies. Moreover, researchers are developing technologically advanced products for disease diagnosis, which are expected to be commercialized in the space in the coming years. In January 2020, engineers at the University of Bath developed a test for UTI using a smartphone camera. They have claimed that it can detect E.coli presence in a urine sample in less than 25 minutes.

The space experienced a setback due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Amid the pandemic, hospitals and clinics have reported a decrease in the number of urinary tract infection testing. However, in several countries globally, the effect of COVID-19 declined post the second quarter of 2021, which helped the market regain traction.

However, false results associated with UTI testing may hamper space growth. According to research article published by CUTIC, rapid tests or dipstick tests can give false-positive results in one out of five patients. Such factors can hamper their reliability, slowing down space growth. In addition, an advanced automated system can also provide false results. Nevertheless, the rate of false results is relatively very less in the case of an advanced system.

Type Insights

The cystitis segment dominated the market with a share of 41.42% in 2022. This can be attributed to high incidence & recurrence rate of cystitis, increased number of product approvals, and high number of diabetes patients who are more prone to cystitis. According to NCBI’s epidemiology report, globally, acute cystitis occurs in about 10 out of 100 women every year. In addition, its recurrence rate is also high in women; half of the women affected by cystitis have it again within a year.

In addition, pyelonephritis is anticipated to be the fastest-growing segment in the coming years and is expected to grow at a significant CAGR due to its growing prevalence.According to NCBI statistics, in the U.S., more than 250,000 cases of pyelonephritis are diagnosed every year. The study further suggested that across the globe, in women aged 18 years to 49 years, there are around 28 pyelonephritis cases per 10,000 individuals.

End-Use Insights

The reference laboratories segment held a share of 26.66% in 2022 attributed to the ongoing efforts of reference laboratories to enhance patient outcomes by offering diagnostic facilities at retail level. Moreover, reference labs can run large volumes of diagnostic tests at a faster rate and offer better outcomes at comparatively lower prices, which is expected to provide economies of scale to service providers. In addition, emerging players providing standalone or reference clinical lab services are expected to contribute to rapid segment growth.

Global urinary tract infection testing market share and size, 2022

Urogynecologists segment is expected to grow at a fastest CAGR over the forecast period.  Due to ongoing efforts to improve patient outcomes by providing diagnostic facilities. It is a recently emerging field that is growing rapidly in developed economies. However, there is a dearth of urogynecologists in underdeveloped and developing economies, which can slow down market growth. Practices in this field are focused on complicated UTIs among females. The number of urogynecologists is anticipated to grow at a high rate over the forecast period, which can be attributed to greater share of female UTIs over male UTIs.

Regional Insights

In 2022, North America dominated the overall UTI testing market in terms of value, accounting for a share of nearly 33.94%. This can be attributed tothe high disease burden, availability of infrastructure, increased healthcare expenditure, rapid technological advancements, proactive government initiatives, rise in patient awareness, and presence of major players.

Urinary Tract Infection Testing Market Trends, by Region, 2023 - 2030

In addition, the Asia Pacific region is expected to witness highest CAGR over the forecast period. The high growth rate can be attributed to rising disease incidence rate, and high geriatric population. Increasing demand for cost-effective diagnostics, and growing population are among factors significantly contributing to market growth. Asia Pacific markets such as Australia and South Korea already have a healthcare reimbursement system that provides coverage for UTI diagnostic tests.

Key Companies & Market Share Insights

The global UTI testing market is highly competitive, led by companies such as F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. and Sysmex Corporation. Key players are trying to gain market share through product launches and other strategic initiatives. For instance, in May 2023, PathogenDx planned to launch a microarray-based urinary tract infection test. The test will identify 20 associated microbial resistance genes and 26 pathogens in one multiplexed test. For instance, in July 2020, Uqora, Inc. (Pharmavite, LLC), a urinary health biotechnology company, launched a UTI diagnostic and management kit. It includes rapid diagnostic device, Clarify, which is compatible with PoC and homecare settings. Similarly, in May 2020, Healthy.io Ltd. launched urinary tract infection rapid home test kit in the UK. Some of the prominent key players in the global urinary tract infection testing market include:


  • Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc.

  • Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.

  • F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.

  • Danaher Corporation

  • Siemens Healthcare GmbH

  • Randox Laboratories Ltd.

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.

  • bioMérieux SA

  • T2 Biosystems, Inc.

Urinary Tract Infection Testing Market Report Scope

Report Attribute


Market size value in 2023

USD 602.71 million

Revenue forecast in 2030

USD 812.01 million

Growth rate

CAGR of 4.4% from 2023 to 2030

Base year for estimation


Historical data

2018 - 2021

Forecast period

2023 - 2030

Report updated

September 2023

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2023 to 2030

Report coverage

Volume & revenue forecast, company ranking, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends

Segments covered

Type, end-use, region

Regional scope

North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; Latin America; Middle East & Africa

Country scope

U.S.; Canada; Germany; U.K.; France; Italy; Spain; Denmark; Sweden; Norway; China; Japan; India; Australia; South Korea; Thailand, Brazil; Mexico; Argentina; South Africa; Saudi Arabia; UAE; Kuwait

Key companies profiled

QIAGEN; Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc.; Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.; F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.; Danaher Corporation; Siemens Healthcare GmbH; Randox Laboratories Ltd.; Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.; bioMérieux SA; T2 Biosystems, Inc.

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Global Urinary Tract Infection Testing Market Report Segmentation

This report forecasts revenue growth and provides an analysis on the latest trends in each of the sub-segments from 2018 to 2030. For the purpose of this report, Grand View Research has segmented the global urinary tract infection testing market report on the basis of type, end-use, and region:

Global Urinary Tract Infection Testing Market Report Segmentation

  • Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2018 - 2030)

    • Urethritis

    • Cystitis

    • Pyelonephritis

    • Vaginitis

  • End-use Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; Volume, Units, 2018 - 2030)

    • General practitioners (GP's)

    • Urologists

    • Urogynecologists

    • Accountable Care Organization (ACO's)

    • Hospital Laboratories

    • Reference Laboratories

    • Hospital Emergency Departments

    • Urgent Care

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, Volume, Units, 2018 - 2030)

    • North America

      • U.S.

      • Canada

    • Europe

      • Germany

      • UK

      • France

      • Italy

      • Spain

      • Denmark

      • Sweden

      • Norway

    • Asia Pacific

      • Japan

      • China

      • India

      • Australia

      • South Korea

      • Thailand

    • Latin America

      • Brazil

      • Mexico

      • Argentina

    • Middle East and Africa (MEA)

      • South Africa

      • Saudi Arabia

      • UAE

      • Kuwait

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