Test Background Detection of IgG antibodies to mumps virus as appropriate, according to the clinical information given. Please note that patients born between 1981 and 1986 do NOT need laboratory confirmation of mumps. If advice is required please contact Public Health England on 01376 302282. This test is not routinely available for confirmation of immunity/vaccine uptake.
Clinical Indications Suspected cases of mumps in certain cases. Please give detailed clinical information, including date of onset/contact with the suspected infection.