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Veterinary Rapid Tests Market - By Product type (Kits, Readers), By Test (Antigen, Antibody, Mixed), By Disease Application (Viral, Parasitic, Bacterial, Allergies), By Animal Type (Companion, Livestock), Sample Type, End-user & Forecast, 2023-2032

  • Report ID: GMI3455
  • Published Date: May 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Veterinary Rapid Tests Market Size

Veterinary Rapid Tests Market size was valued at more than USD 740.9 million in 2022 and is poised to register over 8.9% CAGR between 2023 and 2032. The growing preference for at-home and farm testing, rising veterinary health awareness and increasing global animal health expenditure, and rising demand for animal-derived food products are driving the global market expansion.

Veterinary Rapid Tests Market

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Veterinary rapid tests are defined as the tests that are used for screening of animals like cats, dogs, cattle, and bovine. These tests are done by placing a sample of specimen on device. The results are obtained once when antibody-antigen interact with each other then there is formation of a visible indicator as a result on the device. Veterinary rapid tests are easy to perform and quick. These tests are more accurate as compared to other testing and can be done at home.

Veterinary rapid tests give immediate result which results into immediate treatment. During the COVID-19 pandemic, more attention was given to the development of veterinary diagnostics tools for identifying diseases in animals which led to a positive growth in veterinary rapid tests despite the COVID-19 pandemic's ongoing negative effects on worldwide markets. Hence, favourable regulatory scenarios and availability of research funding for effective veterinary rapid tests during the COVID-19 created significant market growth opportunities. Presence of substantial number of veterinary rapid tests market participants as well as emerging players will surge the demand for veterinary rapid tests.

Covid-19 Impact

The global pandemic affected millions of people worldwide, resulting into high mortality rate. During this period, only emergency services were allowed. All the non-emergency and elective surgical procedures had been postponed. Moreover, due to the rising incidence of COVID-19, the need for veterinary rapid tests has also increased across the globe. Major players in the healthcare and medical industry and several government organizations were continuously working on initiatives for veterinary rapid tests in a cost-effective, quick, and accurate manner. Furthermore, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA), and the World Health Organization (WHO) were focusing on taking different strategic initiatives for veterinary rapid tests. With this, the government of different countries is implementing the best suitable strategy for veterinary rapid tests.

Veterinary Rapid Tests Market Trends

One of the major factors driving market expansion is the increasing prevalence of zoonotic diseases. About one billion cases of illness and millions of deaths are caused by zoonotic diseases. Over the last three decades, more than 30 new human pathogens have been discovered and out of them 75% of which originated in animals. The potential risk of zoonotic illnesses increases, leading to increased pet ownership around the world, and it can transfer from animals to humans via viruses, bacteria, fungus, or parasites. The risk of catching zoonotic infections is especially significant among small-scale livestock keepers in rural areas of rising Asian and African countries. Hence, occurrence of these zoonotic diseases in companion animals of veterinary rapid tests will propel the market growth during the forecast period.

Veterinary Rapid Tests Market Analysis

Veterinary Rapid Tests Market Size, By Type, 2021 - 2032 (USD Million)

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Veterinary rapid tests market by product type is segmented into rapid test kits and rapid test readers. The rapid test kits segment held the largest share of USD 487.5 million in 2022. It is attributed to the ability to conduct one or several tests as needed to make the most favourable medical decisions while avoiding waste of time and money. Rapid test kits can be stored at room temperature for a longer period of time, allowing for faster results with specificities ranging from 90% to 100%. Such precise testing will lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment, increasing segment demand.


Veterinary Rapid Tests Market, By Animal Type, 2022

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Veterinary rapid tests market by animal type is classified into companion animals and livestock animals. The companion animals segment further includes dogs, cats, horses, and other companion animals whereas, livestock animals segment further includes cattle, swine, poultry, and other livestock animals. The companion animals segment is expected to account for the largest share of the global veterinary rapid diagnostic tests market in 2022. The large share of this segment is attributed to the large population base of pets globally, high awareness regarding regular check-ups and testing in pet owners and increasing pet care expenditure.


Veterinary rapid tests market by application is classified into viral, bacterial, parasitic, allergies, and other applications. The factors responsible for the growth are increasing viral infection outbreaks in animals, the focus of authorities to monitor and control disease outbreaks in animals globally, and the risk of viral infections of cross-species barrier and infections in humans.


North America Veterinary Rapid Tests Market Size, 2020 - 2032 (USD Million)

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North America veterinary rapid tests market accounted for more than USD 306 million in 2022 and is estimated to witness significant CAGR during the forecast period. The regional growth is attributed to the well-established veterinary medical infrastructure, ongoing technological advancements, surge in R&D activities leads to the growth of the veterinary rapid test market. Due to the presence of advanced veterinary healthcare infrastructure and availability of notable industry players, it leads to the development of veterinary rapid tests in this region.

Veterinary Rapid Tests Market Share

The global veterinary rapid tests industry consists of several players including

  • Zoetis, Inc.
  • IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.
  • Heska Corporation
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
  • Biopanda Reagents Ltd.
  • Fassisi GmbH
  • Swissavans AG
  • Virbac
  • BioNote, Inc.
  • MEGACOR Diagnostik GmbH
  • Woodley Equipment Company, Ltd.

These companies are implementing several strategies such as collaborations, acquisitions, partnerships, mergers, and product launches, etc. to maintain a competitive edge in the industry.

Veterinary Rapid Tests Industry in News:

  • In October 2021, Heska Corporation announced that the Company has acquired majority ownership of Biotech Laboratories U.S.A. LLC, a leading developer of rapid assay diagnostics testing, and with this acquisition Heska Corporation increased its share in the Rapid Assay Point of Care Diagnostics market.

The veterinary rapid tests market research report includes an in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD from 2018 to 2032 for the following segments:

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By Product Type

  • Rapid test kits
  • Rapid test readers

By Test Type

  • Antigen-based rapid test
  • Antibody-based rapid test
  • Mixed tests

By Application

  • Viral
  • Parasitic
  • Bacterial
  • Allergies
  • Other applications

By Animal Type

  • Companion animals
    • Dogs
    • Cats
    • Horses
    • Other companion animals
  • Livestock animals
    • Cattle
    • Swine
    • Poultry
    • Other livestock animals

By Sample Type

  • Blood
  • Feces
  • Serum
  • Plasma
  • Urine
  • Other sample types

By End-user

  • Homecare settings
  • Veterinary hospitals
  • Veterinary clinics
  • Other end-users

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Spain
    • Italy
    • Russia
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia
    • South Korea
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Qatar

Rest of Middle East & Africa

Authors: Mariam Faizullabhoy, Gauri Wani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Global market for veterinary rapid tests was more than USD 740.9 million in 2022 and will register over USD 1.7 billion by 2032.

Veterinary rapid tests industry from the viral application will record massive growth by 2032 owing to increasing viral infection outbreaks in animals and the risk of viral infections in humans.

North America market for veterinary rapid tests is estimated to grow by 2032 due to factors like the presence of well-established veterinary medical infrastructure and ongoing technological advancements.

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc., Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., Heska Corporation, BioNote, Inc., MEGACOR Diagnostik GmbH, Swissavans AG, and Virbac are some of the leading companies in the global veterinary rapid tests industry.

Veterinary Rapid Tests Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 10
  • Tables & Figures: 577
  • Countries covered: 30
  • Pages: 335
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