MUMPS VIRUS RNA, QUALITATIVE REAL-TIME PCR

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Send a buccal swab in universal transport media (UTM). Transport refrigerated.

Alternate Specimen
3.0 mL buccal swab in M4

Methodology
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)

Stability
Room temperature: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday-Saturday

Turnaround Time3-4 days
Test CodeMUMP
CPT-4 Code (s)
87798
LOINC Codes
47532-7

Warde
Medical
Laboratory