Drug Testing Category, Sourcing Intelligence Report, 2030

Drug Testing Procurement Intelligence Report, 2023 - 2030 (Revenue Forecast, Supplier Ranking & Matrix, Emerging Technologies, Pricing Models, Cost Structure, Engagement & Operating Model, Competitive Landscape)

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  • Base Year for Estimate: 2022
  • Report ID: GVR-P-10515
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Data: 2020 - 2021
  • Number of Pages: 0

Drug Testing Category Overview

The drug testing category is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.5% from 2023 to 2030. The key drivers of the market growth are the increasing consumption of alcohol by young people and the elderly, the overuse of prescribed medications, and the rising use of narcotics. The demand for drug testing is also anticipated to increase due to the increased instances of illegal drug use and the rising crime rates linked to drug misuse. There is more competition among manufacturers, and those developing innovative products across a wider range of categories are capturing a larger share of the market.

Technologies such as gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS), liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS), and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) are used in this category. Quest Diagnostics uses GC-MS technology, which identifies and quantifies drugs in complex biological samples and separates the components of a sample based on their volatility and mass-to-charge ratio. Labcorp uses ELISA technology that uses enzymes to detect the presence of drugs in blood or urine samples.

This category is highly fragmented with many companies offering a variety of products and services. It includes a mix of large, established companies as well as smaller, specialized companies that focus on specific types of testing or serve niche markets. There are many companies that provide services outside of the traditional laboratory setting such as point-of-care testing devices and at-home drug testing kits.

Suppliers often use a volume-based pricing strategy. Suppliers frequently offer discounts and other incentives to customers who require numerous tests, which in turn helps the suppliers to increase their sales. Additionally, it provides a cost-effective choice for individuals who require ongoing or recurring services. The cost of the equipment, which includes drug testing kits that range from USD 2 to USD 350 depending on the accuracy and kind of sample, is a significant cost component. The typical cost of other equipment, including sterilizing supplies, lab coats, and other sanitary things, is typically between USD 200 - USD 500. The cost of insurance, which must be purchased to cover losses and damages that may result from conducting testing, is another significant cost component. It includes property and general liability and may cost between USD 500 - USD 2,500.

The United States and China are the global leaders in this category as they are heavily investing in research and development to improve the accuracy and efficiency of drug testing technologies. Choosing a trustworthy supplier with a track record of delivering high-quality goods and first-rate customer service is the finest sourcing strategy in the category. Another key parameter to consider is whether the goods adhere to industry norms and rules. Observing OSHA's (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) standards, for instance. In order to prevent tampering or contamination and to guarantee the integrity and authenticity of the results, it is essential to maintain a safe and documented chain of custody for samples.

Drug Testing Procurement Intelligence Report Scope 

Report Attribute


Drug Testing Category Growth Rate

CAGR of 6.5% from 2023 to 2030

Base Year for Estimation


Pricing growth Outlook

9 - 10% (Annually)

Pricing Models

Volume-based pricing model

Supplier Selection Scope

Cost and pricing, Past engagements, Productivity, Geographical presence

Supplier selection criteria

Regulatory compliance, validation and certification, delivery time, location, reliability, experience, technical specifications, operational capabilities, regulatory standards and mandates, category innovations, and others.

Report Coverage

Revenue forecast, supplier ranking, supplier matrix, emerging technology, pricing models, cost structure, competitive landscape, growth factors, trends, engagement, and operating model

Key companies profiled

Quest Diagnostics, Abbott Laboratories, Quidel, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Siemens Healthineers, Bio Rad Laboratories, Agilent Technologies, Labcorp, Clinical Reference Laboratory, Cordant Health Solutions

Regional scope


Revenue Forecast in 2030

USD 14.89 billion

Historical data

2020 - 2021

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD billion and CAGR from 2023 to 2030

Customization scope

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Should Cost Analysis

Component wise cost break down for better negotiation for the client, highlights the key cost drivers in the market with future price fluctuation for different materials (e.g.: steel, aluminum, etc.) used in the production process

Rate Benchmarking

Offering cost transparency for different products / services procured by the client. A typical report involves 2-3 case scenarios helping clients to select the best suited engagement with the supplier

Salary Benchmarking

Determining and forecasting salaries for specific skill set labor to make decision on outsourcing vs in-house.

Supplier Newsletter

A typical newsletter study by capturing latest information for specific suppliers related to: M&As, technological innovations, expansion, litigations, bankruptcy etc.

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