MiraVista Diagnostics is an Industry Leading Mycology Reference Laboratory

MiraVista Diagnostics is a CLIA and CAP certified mycology reference laboratory (RL) with an exclusive focus on developing and processing diagnostic tests for serious fungal infections. We offer the highest standards in clinical accuracy and sensitivity for detection, monitoring and diagnostic testing for blastomyces dermatitidis, histoplasma capsulatum, cryptococcus, coccidioides, aspergillus and beta-D glucan.

Clinical Laboratory Testing for Serious Fungal Infections

The company was founded in 2002 by the renowned infectious disease scientist, Dr. Lawrence Joseph Wheat, whose groundbreaking research contributions resulted in the development of the first histoplasmosis antigen test in 1986. Today, MiraVista Diagnostics serves the medical and healthcare sectors in the U.S. and Canada processing over 100,000 tests per year for fungal infections. This includes antigen and antibody detection tests for coccidioides (valley fever fungus), aspergillus, histoplasmosis capsulatum, Blastomyces dermatitidis and cryptococcus.

MiraVista Diagnostics offers same-day testing, prompt response, fast shipping and direct access to the laboratory’s team of experienced infectious disease specialists that has collectively published more than 1,000 scientific research articles. Clients include large medical research hospitals, healthcare systems and universities as well as large reference labs. Contact us to discuss a fungal infection case, set up a corporate account for high volume testing or order from among MiraVista Diagnostics’ menu of diagnostic screening tests for fungal diseases.

Company News

Diagnosis of Histoplasmosis Using the MVista Histoplasma Galactomannan Antigen Qualitative Lateral Flow–Based Immunoassay: A Multicenter Study.

The second US based multicenter study found high concordance with the MiraVista LFA and EIA and reported higher sensitivity with the EIA. Read more about the US LFA Multicenter Study.  

Validation and Concordance Analysis of a New Lateral Flow Assay for Detection of Histoplasma Antigen in Urine

Several studies have recently been published, evaluated the MVista® CE marked Histoplasma urine antigen lateral flow immunoassay. The first study was conducted in Columbia in partnership with the CDC and reported high sensitivity with the MVD LFA. Read more about…
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MiraVista Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Announcement

In compliance with NIAID/NIH guidelines research at MiraVista Diagnostics utilizing synthetic or recombinant DNA is annually reviewed by the MiraVista Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC). The IBC is made up of internal and external subject matter experts to ensure that MiraVista…
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Test Report Updates for 2021

In order to maintain good business practices, MiraVista Diagnostics is providing a 90-day notice of pending updates to our referral testing customers. Beginning March 1, 2021 MiraVista Diagnostics will transition to an improved MVista® Histoplasma Antigen Quantitative EIA. The new…
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Are You Underdiagnosing Coccidioidomycosis?

Are You Underdiagnosing Coccidioidomycosis? Capture Additional Cases with Combined Antigen and Antibody Testing. Dear Colleagues, The prevailing method for diagnosis of coccidioidomycosis is serum antibody testing by immunodiffusion (ID) with a sensitivity of 84.2% and specificity of 96.5%, but a…
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Test Report Updates for 2020

In order to maintain good business practices, MiraVista Diagnostics is providing a 90-day notice of pending updates to our test report format to our referral testing customers. Minor changes have been made to the layout, while critical information such as…
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