Mumps Serology

Test Information

Test Name

Mumps Serology


Mumps virus serology; Mumps virus titre; Mumps IgG; Mumps IgM


$25.00 IgG; $25.00 IgM

Price Disclaimer

Many services are free for eligible patients. A minimum charge may apply. Prices listed are for unfunded, individual, requests. Please contact us for commercial testing.

Preferred Specimen

Extra SST

Testing Location


Turn Around Time

1 week

Clinical Update

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Collection Information


  • A viral buccal swab for mumps PCR is the recommended sample.
  • Mumps serology is not recommended for routine diagnostic purposes in mumps parotitis.
  • Include history of MMR vaccination and date of onset of symptoms on the laboratory request form.

As from 18th May 2020 (Monday) PLW Immunology will do in-house testing for all patient paid test requests (all sites). All others will be a send away test to WHL.

Processing Information

Registration Code


Alternative Specimen

Plain tube



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External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

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