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Invasive Mycology Testing Solutions

Bio-Rad offers mycology solutions designed to provide rapid results, because patient survival depends on early diagnosis and rapid initiation of appropriate antifungal therapy.

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Serological Testing Solutions in Mycology

A Comprehensive Solution

Bio-Rad offers a full range of serological immunoassay reagents, testing systems, and expertise for your mycology testing challenges.

Our serological assays include those for detecting antigens of Candida, Aspergillus, and Cryptococcus neoformans as well as antibodies using standardized antigens of Candida and Aspergillus.


Our EIA microplate-based assays for mycology testing can be performed using manual, semi-automated, or fully-automated instrument systems including our EVOLIS Systems.

Rapid Results for Today's Mycology Labs

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Make Effective, Timely Decisions

Bio-Rad assays are designed for quick time-to-results, because when invasive fungal infections spread, time matters for patients.

Be Confident

Galactomannan and mannan biomarkers are recommended in international guidelines for the detection of invasive aspergillosis and invasive candidiasis, respectively.

Join the Leaders

We've expanded our mycology product portfolio and expertise! Today, our Platelia Aspergillus Ag assay is broadly used by mycology experts around the world.

Fungal Infection Serological Assays

Aspergillosis

Platelia Aspergillus Ag Assay

Screen, Diagnose, and Monitor High-Risk Patients

The Platelia Aspergillus Ag assay is a unique, high-performance tool for Galactomannan antigen detection enabling physicians to screen, monitor, and diagnose invasive aspergillosis and rapidly provide the antifungal treatment patients need.

  • Galactomannan antigen detection (Platelia Aspergillus Ag) is among the mycological criteria defined by the EORTC/MSG Consensus Group
  • Monitors the efficacy of antifungal treatment for invasive aspergillosis in high-risk patients
  • Non-invasive procedure performed in serum allows for twice-weekly screening of high-risk patients
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Aspergillosis

Platelia Aspergillus IgG Assay

High Performance Anti-Aspergillus IgG Detection

The Platelia Aspergillus IgG assay uses highly purified recombinant Aspergillus antigen in a standardized EIA procedure.

  • Designed for the detection of anti-Aspergillus antibodies in immunocompetent patients suffering from various forms of chronic aspergillosis
  • Excellent sensitivity and specificity
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Candidiasis

Platelia Candida Ab Plus Assay

Early Diagnosis of Invasive Candidiasis

The regular monitoring of at-risk patients, combining the detection of circulating mannan antigen (Platelia Candida Ag Plus) and anti-mannan antibodies (Platelia Candida Ab Plus), aids in improving the early diagnosis of invasive candidiasis.

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Cryptococcosis

RDT CryptoPS Assay

Rapid, Easy-to-Use Unitary Assay

With simple testing in just 10 minutes and no extraction step, the RDT CryptoPS Assay is perfect for Cryptococcus antigen screening. The semi-quantitative assay, with two different cut-off levels, ensures a facilitated patient triage. And a titration protocol is available for proceeding to serial dilutions.

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EVOLIS Systems

The EVOLIS Systems are designed for...

  • Convenience: intuitive software
  • Workflow Optimization: walkaway system for up to 7 microplates processed simultaneously
  • Safety: positive identification of samples and reagents and triple-detection technology including barometric, capacitive, and colorimetric
  • Traceability
    • Bidirectional interfacing with LIS
    • Comprehensive event log from sample loading to result release

The EVOLIS Advantages for processing mycology assays

Short Time-to-Result

Results obtained in 3 hours (vs. several days with traditional fungal tests)

Optimal Workflow

Platelia Aspergillus Ag, Platelia Aspergillus IgG, Platelia Candida Ag Plus and Platelia Candida Ab Plus assays can be processed in parallel during the same run.

Secured Process

Take advantage of all the outstanding security and traceability features (e.g. positive identification of samples and reagents, bidirectional interfacing with LIS, etc.) provided by the EVOLIS and EVOLIS Twin Plus systems.

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Quality Control

Bio-Rad quality control solutions feature QC products, data management tools and services covering hundreds of analytes and thousands of methods.

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BRiCare Support and Monitoring

Bio-Rad's instrument monitoring application for remote service and support. BRiCare is available for all of Bio-Rad's diagnostic instruments for continuous monitoring and remote sessions with an instrument's computer.

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