Oral Thrush Market Is Anticipated to Develop at CAGR of 4.4% by 2023

Oral Thrush Market Information: By Type (Pseudomembranous, Erythematous, Hyperplastic), Diagnosis, Treatment, End User - Global Forecast Till 2023

Posted: Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 9:22 AM CST

Pune, India -- (SBWire) -- 11/07/2017 --Market Research Future adds new report of "Oral Thrush Market Research Report- Global Forecast till 2023" it contains Company information, geographical data and Table of Content

Oral thrush also called as oral candidiasis is an infection of the mouth caused by strains of the Candida species. Candida albicans is the most commonly implicated organism, which occurs naturally in about 50% of the world's population as a normal component of the oral microbiota. However, Candida albicans is an opportunistic pathogen and it accounts for about 50% of oral candidiasis cases across the globeand other strains of candida such as C. tropicalis, C. glabrata and C. albicans, account for over 80% of cases collectively. Increasing prevalence of HIV has increased immunodeficiency in the patient, which makes the patient more susceptible to dubliniensis and C. geotrichium. Furthermore, the infection is also detected in hospitalized patients, smokers, immune-compromised individuals due to diseases such as diabetes, cancer, and Down syndrome.

Apart from common symptoms such as white layer of infection on the tongue and other parts of oral mucosa, it includes burning sensation, metallic, acidic, salty or bitter taste in the mouth, difficulty swallowing (dysphagia), and hoarseness of the voice etc.

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Competitive Analysis:

Some of key players profiled in the report are Bayer AG, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Stellar Pharma, Pfizer Inc., Wockhardt Ltd., Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited, Bristol Laboratories, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, GlaxoSmithKline Plc., and others.

Market Segments:

The global oral thrush market has been segmented on the basis of type, diagnosis, treatment, and end user. Based on type, the market has been segmented as pseudomembranous, erythematous, hyperplastic, and others. Based on diagnosis, the market has been segmented as examination, biopsy, endoscopy, and others. Based on treatment, the market has been segmented as anti-fungal, immune-modulators, and others. Based on the end user, the market has been segmented as hospitals & clinics, academic and research, and others.

Market Highlight:

Various factors affects the prevalence of Candida such as high humidity, and temperature. Females are more prone to develop the condition as compared to males. Moreover, people wearing dentures, consumption of high carbohydrates containing diet, suffering from xerostomia (dry mouth) are at a higher risk of developing oral thrush. Other factors affecting the market for oral thrush is age with newborns and aged population having the least prevalence while infants having the highest.

Market development represents the best strategy for the market growth. The market will witness exponential growth over the review period owing to advanced antibacterial mouth rinses and improving palatability and quality of oral hygiene products. The developing regions of Asia and the Middle East are attracting new players owing to less regional competition for the oral thrush product. Increase in risk factors such as high fat containing and sugar rich foods, growing screening, increasing infant population. On the other hand, the market may experience a slow growth on account of lack of awareness and misdiagnosis of the disease.

The global oral thrush market is expected to reach USD 9.5 billion by 2023, and the market is projected to grow at a CAGR of ~ 4.4 % during the forecast period 2017-2023.

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Regional Analysis

The Americas accounts for a significant market share owing to extensive use of medications and high expenditure on the health care. Additionally, the fastest uptake of new products in the US drives the oral thrush market. Also, concentration of major healthcare companies in the developed countries of this region coupled with the larger market for oral hygiene products is adding fuel to the market growth. Moreover, the US expend high on the healthcare, which accounts for 16% of GDP also cruises the sale of oral thrush treatment.

Europe is the second largest market in the world due to high income and strong healthcare penetration. European market growth is led by countries such as Germany and France. The UK is expected to be the fastest growing market over the assessment period. Furthermore, the high influence of media and the rise in the awareness regarding oral hygiene coupled with the high per capita income of the population drive the European oral thrush market.

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