Mumps IgM Antibodies

Last Modified: 9/3/2019 12:17:33 PM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube
Collection Instructions:  
Minimum Volume: 0.2 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 7 days Ambient
14 days Refrigerated
30 days Frozen
Rejection Criteria: Gross hemolysis • Gross lipemia
Reference Range:
<1:20 Antibody not detected
≥1:20 Antibody detected
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)
Clinical Significance: Used in the diagnosis of acute mumps infection.
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 1 to 3 days
Days Performed: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: MUMPM
EPIC Test Code: IMO195
Send Out Test Code: 36565
Alternate Test Names: Mumps Virus Antibody, IgM
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 86735

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