Mumps Serology


Test Information

Test Name

Mumps Serology

Synonyms

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

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

1 week

Clinical Update

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Collection Information

Preparation

  • 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

MUMP

Alternative Specimen

Plain tube


Methodology

Interpretations

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Contact Information

andrew.soepnel@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

External Lab Website