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Brief Description

Mumps Isolation

Laboratory Unit

Virology

Methodology

Virus Isolation

Specimen Collection

Virus Isolation Kit

Storage/Transport

Refrigerated/freeze packs

Acceptable Specimen
Type(s)

Buccal Swab

Mumps Testing

Test Request Form(s)

Virology Test Request Form

Possible Results

Mumps Virus Isolated, No Virus Isolated, Other Virus Isolated


Reference Range

Virus Isolation - No Virus Isolated

Unacceptable Conditions

Specimen received warm
Improper specimen type
No name on tube
Quantity not sufficient

Interfering Substances

Patients that have received one or more doses of the MMR vaccine may demonstrate an IgM response that is missing, delayed, or transient.

Result Reported

Varies by testing performed

Fees

N/A

CPT Codes

N/A

LOINC/SNOMED Codes

N/A

Additional Information

Mumps serology specimens are referred to the CDC.