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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.

 

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Characterization of an Uncinocarpus Reesii-expressed Recombinant Tube Precipitin Antigen of Coccidioides Posadasii for Serodiagnosis

Early and accurate diagnosis of coccidioidomycosis, also known as Valley fever, is critical for appropriate disease treatment and management. Current serodiagnosis is based on the detection of patient serum antibodies that react with tube precipitin (TP) and complement fixation (CF)…
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Peripheral Blood Smear Findings in a Kidney Transplant Recipient with Disseminated Histoplasmosis and Elevated Aspergillus Galactomannan.

We report a case of disseminated histoplasmosis in a renal transplant recipient who presented with a nodular pulmonary lesion and elevated serum and bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) Aspergillus galatomannan. This almost led to an erroneous diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis since the…
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ID Week: Advances in Diagnosis of Progressive Coccidioidomycosis

Dr. Joseph Wheat presenting Thursday, October 3, 2019 at ID Week Session Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 Session Time: 12:15 PM – 1:30 PM Stop by poster 236 on October 3rd, 12:15PM – 1:30PM, to speak with Dr. Wheat. Event…
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Saturday testing and shipments

Saturday testing and shipments We now accept specimens on Saturdays and offer Histoplasma antigen and Blastomyces antigen EIA tests on Saturdays.

Updates to our Hours of Operation

Updates to our hours of operation: BUSINESS HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday:  8:00am – 5:00pm EST CLINICAL TESTING HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday:  8:00am – 5:00pm EST Tuesday – Friday:  8:00am – 11:00pm EST Saturday:  8:30am – 5:00pm EST CLINICAL CONSULTATION HOURS:…
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CDC Investigating Histoplasmosis Outbreak Among Boy Scout Campers in Baton Rouge

At least two Boy Scout campers have been diagnosed with histoplasmosis after staying at Camp Avondale in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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