September 26, 2011 10:08 ET

Market for Healthcare-Acquired Infection Treatments to Reach $30 Billion by 2016

ROCKVILLE, MD--(Marketwire - Sep 26, 2011) - has announced the addition of the new report "Healthcare-Acquired Infection: Devices, Pharmaceuticals, and Environmental Products," to their collection of Therapeutic Area market reports. For more information, visit

Healthcare-acquired infections are viral, bacterial, or fungal infections that patients acquire after they are admitted to a healthcare facility. Patients can acquire these infections from routine care; surgery; or as a complication from the use of medical devices such as ventilators, catheters, and intravenous lines.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that 2 million HAIs occur annually in the U.S. This leads to 100,000 deaths and costs an additional $36 billion to $45 billion in direct medical costs annually.

This report is designed to investigate the global HAI market by treatment area and by treatment type, with supporting tables and figures to illustrate projected growth. The report will include the U.S., Europe, Japan, and other countries such as China.

The global market for healthcare-acquired infection treatments were $16 billion in year 2010. This market is estimated to be around $19 billion in the year 2011 and is forecasted to cross $30 billion by 2016 at a CAGR of 9.5% for five year period.

Markets for infection control devices and products were $8.3 billion in the year 2010 and are expected to reach $10.3 billion by 2011. This market is forecasted to cross $18.3 billion by 2016 at a CAGR of 12%.

The market for pharmaceutical treatments is expected to be around $4.5 billion. This market is expected to increase at a 5.8% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) to reach $6 billion by 2016.

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