Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Composition of Certain Financial Statement Captions (Details 1)

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Composition of Certain Financial Statement Captions (Details 1) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Mar. 31, 2013
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Goodwill 224,292us-gaap_Goodwill [1] $ 226,373us-gaap_Goodwill [1] $ 80,450us-gaap_Goodwill  
Technology        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Weighted average amortization period 9 years      
Customer relationships        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Weighted average amortization period 6 years      
Product registrations        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Weighted average amortization period 9 years      
Covenants not to compete        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Weighted average amortization period 5 years      
Tradename        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Weighted average amortization period 4 years      
Other        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Weighted average amortization period 4 years      
OPKO Chile        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 10,806us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OpkoChileMember
[2]      
Goodwill 5,441us-gaap_Goodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OpkoChileMember
[2]      
OPKO Chile | Customer relationships        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 3,945us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OpkoChileMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_CustomerRelationshipsMember
[2]      
OPKO Chile | Product registrations        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 5,829us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OpkoChileMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_ProductMember
[2]      
OPKO Chile | Tradename        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 1,032us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OpkoChileMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_TradeNamesMember
[2]      
OPKO Mexico        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 345us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_ExaktaOpkoMember
     
Goodwill 21us-gaap_Goodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_ExaktaOpkoMember
     
OPKO Mexico | Customer relationships        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 121us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_ExaktaOpkoMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_CustomerRelationshipsMember
     
OPKO Mexico | Product registrations        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 77us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_ExaktaOpkoMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_ProductMember
     
OPKO Mexico | Covenants not to compete        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 70us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_ExaktaOpkoMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= opk_CovenantsNotToCompeteMember
     
OPKO Mexico | Tradename        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 77us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_ExaktaOpkoMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_TradeNamesMember
     
CURNA        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 10,290us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_CurnaAcquisitionMember
     
Goodwill 4,827us-gaap_Goodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_CurnaAcquisitionMember
     
CURNA | In-process research research and development        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 10,000us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_CurnaAcquisitionMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_ResearchAndDevelopmentExpenseMember
     
CURNA | Other        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 290us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_CurnaAcquisitionMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_OtherIntangibleAssetsMember
     
OPKO Diagnostics        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 44,400us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OpkoDiagnosticsAcquisitionMember
     
Goodwill 17,977us-gaap_Goodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OpkoDiagnosticsAcquisitionMember
     
OPKO Diagnostics | Technology        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 44,400us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OpkoDiagnosticsAcquisitionMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_DevelopedTechnologyRightsMember
     
FineTech        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 18,800us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_FinetechAcquisitionMember
     
Goodwill 11,623us-gaap_Goodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_FinetechAcquisitionMember
     
FineTech | Technology        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 2,700us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_FinetechAcquisitionMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_DevelopedTechnologyRightsMember
     
FineTech | Customer relationships        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 14,200us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_FinetechAcquisitionMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_CustomerRelationshipsMember
     
FineTech | Covenants not to compete        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 1,500us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_FinetechAcquisitionMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= opk_CovenantsNotToCompeteMember
     
FineTech | Tradename        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 400us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_FinetechAcquisitionMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_TradeNamesMember
     
OPKO Health Europe        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 8,378us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OPKOHealthEuropeMember
     
Goodwill 8,062us-gaap_Goodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OPKOHealthEuropeMember
     
OPKO Health Europe | Technology        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 3,017us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OPKOHealthEuropeMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_DevelopedTechnologyRightsMember
     
OPKO Health Europe | In-process research research and development        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 1,459us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OPKOHealthEuropeMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_ResearchAndDevelopmentExpenseMember
     
OPKO Health Europe | Customer relationships        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 436us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OPKOHealthEuropeMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_CustomerRelationshipsMember
     
OPKO Health Europe | Product registrations        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 2,930us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OPKOHealthEuropeMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_ProductMember
     
OPKO Health Europe | Covenants not to compete        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 187us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OPKOHealthEuropeMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= opk_CovenantsNotToCompeteMember
     
OPKO Health Europe | Tradename        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 349us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OPKOHealthEuropeMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_TradeNamesMember
     
OPKO Lab        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 14,030us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OPKOLabMember
     
Goodwill 29,629us-gaap_Goodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OPKOLabMember
     
OPKO Lab | Technology        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 1,370us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OPKOLabMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_DevelopedTechnologyRightsMember
     
OPKO Lab | Customer relationships        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 3,860us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OPKOLabMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_CustomerRelationshipsMember
     
OPKO Lab | Covenants not to compete        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 6,900us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OPKOLabMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= opk_CovenantsNotToCompeteMember
     
OPKO Lab | Tradename        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 1,830us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OPKOLabMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_TradeNamesMember
     
OPKO Lab | Other        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 70us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OPKOLabMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_OtherIntangibleAssetsMember
     
SciVac        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 1,130us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_SciVacMember
     
Goodwill 760us-gaap_Goodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_SciVacMember
     
SciVac | Technology        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 1,090us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_SciVacMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_DevelopedTechnologyRightsMember
     
SciVac | Customer relationships        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 40us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_SciVacMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_CustomerRelationshipsMember
     
OPKO Brazil        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 686us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OPKOBrazilMember
     
OPKO Brazil | Other        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 686us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OPKOBrazilMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_OtherIntangibleAssetsMember
     
OPKO Renal        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 191,740us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OPKORenalMember
     
Goodwill 2,411us-gaap_Goodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OPKORenalMember
    2,411us-gaap_Goodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OPKORenalMember
OPKO Renal | In-process research research and development        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 191,530us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OPKORenalMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_ResearchAndDevelopmentExpenseMember
     
OPKO Renal | Other        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 210us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OPKORenalMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_OtherIntangibleAssetsMember
     
OPKO Biologics        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 590,200us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_PROLORMember
     
Goodwill 139,784us-gaap_Goodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_PROLORMember
     
OPKO Biologics | In-process research research and development        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 590,200us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_PROLORMember
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_ResearchAndDevelopmentExpenseMember
     
OPKO Uruguay Ltda.        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 347us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OPKOUruguayLtda.Member
     
OPKO Uruguay Ltda. | Other        
Fair values assigned to major intangible asset classes upon each acquisition        
Total identified intangible assets 347us-gaap_IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= opk_OPKOUruguayLtda.Member
/ us-gaap_FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClassAxis
= us-gaap_OtherIntangibleAssetsMember
     
[1] As of December 31, 2014 and December 31, 2013, total assets include $7.6 million and $6.7 million, respectively, and total liabilities include $12.1 million and $10.4 million, respectively, related to SciVac, previously known as SciGen (I.L.) Ltd, a consolidated variable interest entity. SciVac’s consolidated assets are owned by SciVac and SciVac’s consolidated liabilities have no recourse against us. Refer to Note 4.
[2] Includes intangible assets and goodwill related to ALS acquisition.