MUMPS VIRUS IgG ANTIBODY

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 0.5 mL serum (0.3 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Chemiluminescence

Stability
Room Temperature: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 9 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
<9.0   Negative:   No antibody detected  
9.0-10.9   Equivocal:   Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful  
>=11.0   Positive:   IgG antibody to Mumps detected which may indicate current or previous exposure/immunization to Mumps  

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time3 days
Test CodeMUMG
CPT-4 Code (s)
86735
LOINC Codes
7966-5

Warde
Medical
Laboratory