Frequently asked questions
The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to impact the market for STD testing devices significantly. The screening rates for conditions like gonorrhea and chlamydia declined during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the weekly positivity rates rose, according to Quest Diagnostics 2020 Health Trends. Additionally, they discovered a 40% drop in STI testing from late February to early April 2020. As a result, the market for STD testing devices is impacted by decreased testing due to lockdowns and restricted access to testing facilities.
In 2021, North America held the largest revenue share of the global STD testing devices market.
Increased government initiatives, favorable reimbursement policies, and the rising prevalence of STDs are the main factors driving the global market for STD testing devices.
The chlamydia segment had a major revenue share in the global market in 2021.
The laboratory testing segment had a major revenue share in the global market.