The Latest in Fungal Antigen and Antibody Detection

MiraVista Diagnostics has been an industry leader in fungal infection diagnostics since 2002. Our researchers and clinical laboratory scientists continue to make significant contributions by publishing their research findings, introducing new diagnostic tests and presenting at industry conferences.

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Meet Kairong Li, Ph.D.

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Kairong Li to MiraVista Diagnostics. He brings over 20 years of experience in life sciences to his new role as Senior Research Scientist, where his talents will be utilized to expand MiraVista’s scope into…
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Semi-Quantitative IgG and IgM Anti-Coccidioides Antibody Assay for Diagnosis of Coccidioidomycosis

A healthy young woman from California presented with low-grade fever, cough, arthralgias and painful bumps on her legs of two weeks duration. Temperature was 100.6°F and examination showed tender erythematous nodules on both legs. Chest radiograph demonstrated right hilar lymphadenopathy…
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MiraVista (MVD) Fungal Diagnostic Tests

L. Joseph Wheat, M.D. I’m often contacted for advice on diagnosis of the endemic mycoses. Many physicians are unaware of these tests and publications describing their use for diagnosis. For example, some believe the Histoplasma antigen test is performed only…
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MiraVista History

Dr. Lawrence Joseph Wheat, a Professor of Medicine and Infectious Disease at Indiana University School of Medicine from 1976 to 2002, led a research team to invent a unique antigen test to diagnose histoplasmosis. His team established the Histoplasmosis Reference…
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