Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Treatment Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking - Global Review 2018 to 2028

  • Single User License $3500

Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Treatment Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking - Global Review 2018 to 2028

Status : February, 2020 | Healthcare IT | PPT format

Report Digest


Asymptomatic bacteriuria is defined as the isolation of a substantial count of bacteria in voided urine specimen obtained from an individual who does not show any symptoms and signs of urinary tract infection. It is caused by bacterial colonization inside the urinary tract, which affects around 5 to 10 percent of both pregnant and sexually active women. However, asymptomatic bacteriuria is less prevalent in men as compared to women. Asymptomatic bacteriuria refers to the detection of bacteria in voided urine sample and does not cause any symptoms. However, asymptomatic bacteriuria infection needs to be taken into account in case of pregnant women as it may lead to symptomatic upper urinary tract infection called pyelonephritis, which may result in a complicated pregnancy. Asymptomatic bacteriuria, most of the times, enters into urinary tract during sexual intercourse or wiping after bowel movement. Since asymptomatic bacteriuria goes undetected, it is crucial to know the causes that increase a person’s risk of infection with asymptomatic bacteriuria. Early detection and treatment can help avoid the consequences of untreated asymptomatic bacteriuria.

Some of the risk factors associated with asymptomatic bacteriuria infection in the asymptomatic bacteriuria treatment market includes sickle cell disease, diabetes, immunosuppressive disorders, urinary tract obstructions, loss of bladder control and need for chronic instrumentation of the bladder. If a person encounters any of these risk factors, he or she must consult a doctor immediately. In case of non-pregnant women, asymptomatic bacteriuria rarely causes any serious disorder. Standard treatment recommended for asymptomatic bacteriuria on a broad category includes antibiotic therapy. Under the antibiotic therapy segment defined for the asymptomatic bacteriuria treatment market, sulfisoxazole, followed by ampicillin, accounts a significant revenue share in the global asymptomatic bacteriuria treatment market. Quinolone antibiotics including ciprofloxacin and Cipro are commonly recommended antibiotic drugs in the asymptomatic bacteriuria treatment market for the treatment of infection caused by asymptomatic bacteriuria. Seven to ten day antibiotic treatment for asymptomatic bacteriuria may be required in case of acute and recurrent infection. Major distribution channels in the asymptomatic bacteriuria treatment market, from where these antibiotics can be availed, include hospital pharmacies, retail pharmacies, drug stores, online sales and others.

Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Treatment Market: Drivers and Restraints

The growing prevalence of risk factors associated with asymptomatic bacteriuria related infection is expected to be the major driving factor for the growth of the asymptomatic bacteriuria treatment market over the forecast period. Asymptomatic bacteriuria is generally present in 3% to 5% of pregnant women and is more common in diabetic patients and elderly people. Thus, the growing number of pregnant women and increase in elderly population are further expected to drive revenue growth in the global asymptomatic bacteriuria treatment market. The launch and addition of new antibiotic drugs and therapies is another important factor contributing to the growth of the global asymptomatic bacteriuria treatment market. Moreover, a variety of drugs are still under clinical trial phases, which is further expected to drive revenue generation in the global asymptomatic bacteriuria treatment market. However, the increasing number of undiagnosed cases of asymptomatic bacteriuria infection is restraining revenue growth in the global asymptomatic bacteriuria treatment market.

Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Treatment Market: Segmentation

Tentatively, the global asymptomatic bacteriuria treatment market can be segmented on the basis of treatment, distribution channel and geography.

Based on treatment, the global asymptomatic bacteriuria treatment market can be segmented into:

  • Sulfisoxazole
  • Ampicillin
  • Amoxicillin
  • Cephalexin
  • Nitrofurantoin
  • Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole
  • Quinolone

Based on distribution channel, the global asymptomatic bacteriuria treatment market can be segmented into:

  • Hospital Pharmacies
  • Retail Pharmacies
  • Drug Stores
  • Online Pharmacy
  • Others

Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Treatment Market: Overview

The global market for asymptomatic bacteriuria treatment is expected to witness moderate growth over the forecast period. While majority of antibiotic drugs have been introduced in the asymptomatic bacteriuria treatment market, some of them are still under clinical trials and thus, high competition exists among local and regional players. Among the antibiotic drugs indicated for asymptomatic bacteriuria infection, the sulfisoxazole segment is expected to lead the global asymptomatic bacteriuria treatment market over the forecast period. The retail pharmacy distribution channel is expected to contribute a high share in the global asymptomatic bacteriuria treatment market as it is the most accessible channel for all kind of patients. Online pharmacies also account for significant revenue generation, owing to a large number of people purchasing medicines from e-commerce stores as compared to drug stores.

Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Treatment Market: Regional Outlook

Geographically, the global asymptomatic bacteriuria treatment market can be segmented into viz. North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ), Japan and the Middle East and Africa (MEA). North America is expected to be a dominant region in the global asymptomatic bacteriuria treatment market, owing to a rise in the number of patients with asymptomatic bacteriuria infection, coupled with the high number of pregnancies conceived as compared to other regions. The asymptomatic bacteriuria treatment market in Asia Pacific excluding Japan is expected to grow at a significant CAGR due to the increased production of antibiotic drugs by key domestic players. Europe is expected to register the second largest share in the global asymptomatic bacteriuria treatment market throughout the forecast period, owing to the increased awareness about the early diagnosis of asymptomatic bacteriuria infection in pregnant women.

Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Treatment Market: Key Players

The global asymptomatic bacteriuria treatment market is highly fragmented, owing to the presence of a large number of domestic manufacturers. Examples of some of the key players operating in the global asymptomatic bacteriuria treatment market include Apotex Inc., Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited, Merck & Co., Inc., Sandoz International GmbH, GlaxoSmithKline plc and others.

The report is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, inputs from industry experts and industry participants across the value chain. The report provides in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macro-economic indicators and governing factors along with market attractiveness as per segments. The report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on market segments and geographies.

The study presents a granular assessment and quantitative evaluation of:

  • Key growth factors and prominent trends
  • Size and share of key segments in overall market
  • Key challenges and winning imperatives
  • Factors shaping competitive landscape
  • Insights into how contours of market will change in coming years
  • Technological advances
  • New avenues and imminent investment pockets
  • Regulatory landscape shaping current and future strategies of companies

The region-wise assessment includes market dynamics in:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The study is prepared with the help of an extensive primary and secondary research. Primary research includes but not limited to interactions, interviews, surveys, and events. Opinions of policy makers and industry experts are carefully integrated into the insights to complement primary research. Volumes of secondary data gleaned through renowned paid sources, annual statements, reputed journals, and government documents offer insights into current dynamics and key evolution trajectories the market is likely to assume. The research employs various industry-wide analytics methods and well-established methodologies to ascertain the attractiveness of key segments. Further, it evaluates the lucrativeness of key regions and factors underlying their maturity. The insights notably include a detailed analysis of forces behind vendor differentiation and offers insight into investment-decision making by prominent players.

The report strives to enlighten businesses and industry stakeholders on multiple facets of the growth dynamic of the market, the key of which include answers to:

  • Which key factors will shape the competitive landscape?
  • Which trends will stimulate research and development activities in different geographies?
  • Which are the lucrative growth areas and what is the size of potential they are likely contribute to the overall market?
  • Which disruptions in market growth are likely to come with the new business models?
  • Which are some of the recent overhauls in policies that may change the course of the market significantly?
  • Which are the geographies that will form sizable sources of new streams to new and established players alike?
  • How are top players likely to realign their strategy to counter the forces of competition?
  • Which key strategies emerging players are likely to focus on to consolidate their position?
  • Which changes in end-user preferences might affect the status quo held by the leading players?
  • Which are some of the game-changing innovations influencing the projected share and revenue of the market and its segments?

Note: Utmost care has invariably been taken to present data and arrive at statistics at all the TMR Research reports. Meanwhile, some recent developments and new industry trends may take time to be included in the reports.

Wish to check Table of Contents of this report?

Click below to Request TOC

Request TOC