Imperial Collage Healthcare

Mumps virus IgM antibodies

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

Sample Required
RST (rust top)

Sample Volume
5 mL

Turnaround Time
5 days

Not currently performed in house; this test is referred to the Virus Reference Department in London.

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