Lab Code : MUME
Test Background Please note that patients born between 1981 and 1986 do NOT need laboratory confirmation of mumps. If advice is required please contact the Health Protection Agency on 01376 302282.
Clinical Indications Please give detailed clinical information, including date of onset/contact with the suspected infection.
Reference Range Negative
Sample Required RST (rust top)
Sample Volume 5 mL
Turnaround Time 5 days
Notes Not currently performed in house; this test is referred to the Virus Reference Department in London.