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【Clinical diagnostics】
EIKEN CHEMICAL, comprehensive manufacturer of clinical diagnostics, provides reliable products and services, endeavoring with its research and development to create products and technologies that can live up to the needs of the most advanced medicine of the present day.

【Testing of food and environment】
EIKEN CHEMICAL sells reagents for microbiological tests on food to detect food poisoning bacteria as well as reagents for environmental microbiological tests and equipment and devices to measure contamination of work environments.

EIKEN CHEMICAL set the "clinical diagnostics business" and "food and environment testing business" among healthcare businesses as their main business domains for which they can utilize the technologies and strengths owned by the EIKEN Group to achieve steady growth and increase in profitability. Furthermore, in these domains, they are aiming at creating new businesses for future growth. today the desire for health of the people including prevention and early diagnosis of lifestyle-related diseases are becoming increasingly large, the role of clinical testing is gaining further importance. We, as a comprehensive manufacturer of clinical diagnostics, contribute to the health and medical care of people around the world.

Composition Ratio of Sales (FY2016)

Microbiological Reagents
Reagents that are effective for diagnosis and treatment of microorganism infection, such as mediums, antimicrobial susceptibily tests and rapid test reagents.

Urinalysis Test Strips

Urine analysis test strips for testing various items such as occult blood, protein and glucose.


Fecal Immunochemical Tests Reagents

Our major products are reagents and sampling bottles for fecal immunochemical tests for screening of colon cancer.

Immunological and Serological Reagents
Reagents to diagnose and  measure infectious disease, rheumatism, inflammation, atrophic gastritis, and prostate specific antigens.

Clinical Chemistry Test Reagents

Reagents for clinical chemistry tests that assist to measure and analyze biological components in blood serum and urine, with a focus on the test items that are related to lifestyle related diseases.

Equipment/ Culture Mediums Related to Food and Environment

Reagents for microbiological tests on food to detect food poisoning bacteria as well as reagents for environmental microbiological tests and equipment and devices to measure contamination of work environments.

Medical Devices

Various types of automated analyzers. They contract manufacturing specialized equipment that uses their in-house reagent.

Molecular genetics (LAMP)

Reagents using the LAMP method, gene amplification technology.

Summary of EIKEN's financial performance.

What are clinical testing?




Japanese IVD market