Test Details

Mnemonic

MUMG

Ordering Code

3003300

CPT-4 Code(s)

86735

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 0.5 mL serum in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top

Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis, lipemia, plasma

Stability

Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 9 days
Frozen: 14 days

Methodology

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
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Reference Range

<9.0 AU/mL Negative: No antibody detected
9.0 - 10.9 AU/mL Equivocal: Repeat testing in 10 - 14 days may be helpful
≥11.0 AU/mL Positive: IgG antibody to Mumps detected which may indicate current or previous exposure/immunization to Mumps
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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