Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “2008 Worldwide Medical Laboratories Industry Report” report to their offering.

The 2008 Worldwide Medical Laboratories Industry report is the leading annual publication that describes the industry in over 45 countries. The report provides the most current and accurate estimates of the sales, employment and establishments in the industry.

With over 100 pages, the report features:- 2008 establishments, employment and sales totals- 2009 forecast establishments, employment and sales totals- 5-year trend establishments and sales totals- Industry financial ratios such as sales per employees, sales per establishment and employees per establishment- 2007 establishments and sales totals for this industries minor industries- Industry definitions and descriptionsExecutive Summary:Industry DefinitionNAICS 621511: Medical Laboratories. This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing professional analytic or diagnostic services to the medical profession, or to the patient on prescription of a physician.Related Industries- Pharmaceutical Preparation Mfg.- Medical & Surgical Hospitals- Health Care Services- Offices of PhysiciansU.S. Census CategoriesNAICS 621511 - Medical Laboratories is almost comparable to:64% of SIC 8071 - Medical LaboratoriesSub-Industries- Medical laboratories- Pathological laboratory- Testing laboratories- Urinalysis laboratory- Bacteriological laboratory- Neurological laboratory- Biological laboratory- Ultrasound laboratory- Blood analysis laboratory- X-ray laboratory, including dentalAppendix: Definitions & Terms

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