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Onsite Fungal Infection Diagnostic Laboratory

MiraVista Diagnostics operates a sophisticated onsite fungal infection diagnostic laboratory (fungal RL). It is the central feature of our new state-of-the-art corporate headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Certified, Focused + Specialized Fungal RL (Reference Lab)

MiraVista Diagnostics’ fungal RL (reference lab) is certified by CAP and CLIA. It is exclusively focused on processing diagnostic tests for serious fungal infections and specializes in a comprehensive menu of fungal antigen and antibody detection tests.

Our experienced clinical laboratory scientists handle, process and analyze over 100,000 diagnostic tests each year and our team of quality assurance specialists are responsible for our fungal infection diagnostic laboratory’s adherence to internal standard operating practices and compliance with industry regulations for infectious disease control, sample integrity, testing procedures, documentation, environmental responsibility and workplace safety.

 

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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