Abbott Laboratories specializes in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceutical and medical products. Net sales break down by family of products as follows:
- medicine (58%): anesthetics, antiviral products, antibiotics, inhibitors, anti-inflammatories, etc.;
- nutrition products (16.2%): pediatric nutrition products, nutritional supplements, and dietetic products;
- diagnostic systems and instruments (10.8%);
- vascular devices (7.7%): endoprosthetic systems, dilation catheters, arterial closures, etc.;
- other (7.3%).
Net sales are distributed geographically as follows: the United States (42.1%), Japan (6.1%), the Netherlands (4.7%), Germany (4.4%), Canada (3.1%), France (2.9%), Italy (2.8%), the United Kingdom (2.6%), Spain (2.4%) and other (28.9 %).