India Genetic Testing Market Studied in In-Demand Kuick Research Report Available at MarketPublishers.com03 Apr 2013 • by Natalie Aster
LONDON - Genetic disorders in India are the third most commonly occurring disorders in India. Poorhealthcare facilities and increased diagnostic costs however, prevent genetic tests forscreening this order, an expensive affair. Much has been researched in terms of the typesof diseases and the kinds of treatment options available to the end user. They have discussed in detail in the following sections.
There has been an upsurge in the genetic diseases in India with congenital malformationsand genetic disorders being the third most common cause of mortality in newborns, according to the report “India Genetic Testing Market Analysis” by Kuick Research. Hence there is a need for adequate and effective genetic testing and counseling services. There are multiple reasons for this rise and can be summarized as consanguinity, high birth rate, improved diagnostic facilities, and a lack of expertise in genetic counseling. Till date, only a few Indian clinics can provide advanced cytogenetic, biochemical, prenatal diagnostic services and counseling. In the public setup, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital Department ofGenetic Medicine in New Delhi is one of the leading genetics centre in India, offering 61 genetic tests and complete services for diagnosis, management, and counseling of genetic disorders.
India Genetic Testing Market Analysis
Published: February, 2013
Price: US$ 600.00
There has now been an increase in the number of both private and public laboratories offering a range of genetic tests with high accuracy and considerably affordable costs. As such there is no official framework for assessing new genetic tests that become available in India, nor any formal system for approving which tests may be used in a clinical setting. There are a number of government bodies that are involved in regulation, research and development of genetic tests. These institutes include Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Genetic Research Centre, The Department of Biotechnology, Department of Science and Technology and University Grants Commission are also known to fund genetics research.
More information can be found in the report “India Genetic Testing Market Analysis” by Kuick Research.