Ultrasound Probe Disinfection Market Research Report by Product (Instrument, Consumables), Probe Type (Linear Transducers), Process (High-Level Disinfection), End-User (Hospitals, Clinics, Ambulatory Surgical Centers), and Region-Global Forecast till 2023
Ultrasound probe disinfection finds robust application in sterilizing or cleaning instruments and devices used that are generally used in hospitals and other medical facilities. The disinfectants are targeting any kind of bacterial contamination. This, resultantly, is triggering the growth of the ultrasound probe disinfection market.
The Global Ultrasound Probe Disinfection System market can surpass an estimated valuation of USD 819.1 million by 2023 all the while acquitting a healthy CAGR of 21.1% between 2017 and 2023, which is considered in the market as the forecast period.
The driving factors impacting the market growth for ultrasound probe disinfection are surge in ultrasound imaging procedures, better awareness on how to maintain a sterile, safe, and disinfectant environment in hospitals and incorporate other technologically advanced machines. Growth in number of patients registering for various imaging procedures can also ensure a better hike for the global ultrasound probe disinfection market.
On the flip side, its high cost can be a market deterrent. But rising demand for safe practices can ensure strong market incorporation of the technology.
Companies taking the global market ahead are implementing several strategic moves to cement their own market position and trigger holistic growth for the market. These companies are Nanosonics (Australia), STERIS (UK), Ecolab (US), Tristel (UK), Advanced Sterilization Products (US), Schülke & Mayr (Germany), Germitec (France), Virox Technologies (Canada), CIVCO Medical Solutions (US), CS Medical (US), Parker Laboratories (US), and Metrex Research (US). MRFR profiled these companies to get a better understanding of the market in the future. This would also help in the understanding of various trends that can trigger market growth.
In June 2019, CS Medical announced that they have received clearance for the new Class II medical device TEEClean Automated TEE Probe Cleaner Disinfector from the US FDA. This is the first-of-its-kind in the US.
The global market for the ultrasound probe disinfection can be segmented into process, probe type, product, and end-user.
By product, the global market for ultrasound probe disinfection can be segmented into service, instrument, and consumables. The instrument can be segmented into manual reprocessors/soaking stations, UV-C disinfectors, automated probe reprocessors, and ultrasound transducer storage cabinets. The consumables can be assessed on the basis of type of disinfectants, formulation, and detergents. By formulation, the disinfectants segmentation includes disinfectant liquids, disinfectant wipes, and disinfectant sprays. By type, the consumables segment comprises high-level disinfectants and intermediate/low-level disinfectants. By detergents, the segmentation holds enzymatic detergents and non-enzymatic detergents.
By probe type the market for ultrasound probe disinfection includes convex transducers, linear transducers, endocavitary transducers, transesophageal echocardiography transducers (TEE), phased array transducers, and other.
By probe type, the market report for ultrasound probe disinfection includes high-level disinfection and intermediate/low-level disinfection.
By end-user, the market for ultrasound probe disinfection integrates diagnostic centers, hospitals & clinics, academic & research institutes, ambulatory care centers, and others.
North America has a better opportunity to register better market growth in the coming years. This would grow due to the substantial expenditure made by various governments and private investors to take the global market forward. Government regulations in the region is fast becoming stringent to ensure better safety for patients. This is also to ensure that the region witnesses better cleanliness and sanitation processes.
Europe has posited itself on the second spot and is known for its presence in the global market. These have become possible due to their substantial investment in research and development projects. Various private investors are showing a keen interest in the regional market and can easily promote the global market.
New healthcare developments and increasing funding are expected to take the regional market for the Asia-Pacific forward. Constant hike in various technological funding is expected to trigger the global market ahead.
However, the regional market in the Middle East & Africa (MRFR) can move at a sluggish pace with various countries showing intense market contributions. Africa has several poor economies that can deter the global market. These companies are known for their lack of infrastructure but it can be managed by the Middle Eastern part due to their hike in the expenditure.