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23267 Mumps Virus Antibody, IgM (MMPM)

Mumps Virus Antibody, IgM (MMPM)
Test Code: MUMPMSO
Synonyms/Keywords
Mumps IgM, Mumps Serology
Useful For
Laboratory diagnosis of mumps virus infection​
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
Serum​ ​Serum Separator Tube (SST) ​Red Top Tube (RTT) ​1.0 mL ​0.5 mL
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Serum ​ ​Refrigerated (preferred) ​14 days
​Frozen ​14 days
Rejection Criteria
Hemolysis
Gross reject
​Lipemia
Gross reject
​Heat-inactivated specimen​Reject
Interference

Results must always be interpreted together with other clinical and laboratory findings.

Serum specimens drawn during the acute phase of infection may be negative by serological tests.

All positive results must be interpreted with care, as some false-positive results or heterotypical responses of the IgM have been seen in the serum of pregnant women or in patients with an acute infection caused by cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex virus, measles, rubella, and parvovirus.

Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Report Available Methodology/Instrumentation
​Mayo Clinic Laboratories Monday through Friday​ 1 to 4 days
Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)​
Reference Lab
Reference Range Information
Negative
Index value 0.00-0.79=negative
Reference values apply to all ages. 
Interpretation
Positive:  presence of IgM-class antibodies to mumps virus may support a clinical diagnosis of recent or acute phase infection with this virus.
 
Negative:  absence of IgM-class antibodies to mumps virus suggests lack of acute phase infection with mumps virus. However, serology my be negative in early disease, and results should be interpreted in the context of clinical findings.
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​86735
Synonyms/Keywords
Mumps IgM, Mumps Serology
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
​Centricity ​None
​Cerner ​Mumps Antibody IgM (80977)
If the ordering application you are looking for is not listed, contact your local laboratory for assistance.
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
Serum​ ​Serum Separator Tube (SST) ​Red Top Tube (RTT) ​1.0 mL ​0.5 mL
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Serum ​ ​Refrigerated (preferred) ​14 days
​Frozen ​14 days
Rejection Criteria
Hemolysis
Gross reject
​Lipemia
Gross reject
​Heat-inactivated specimen​Reject
Interference

Results must always be interpreted together with other clinical and laboratory findings.

Serum specimens drawn during the acute phase of infection may be negative by serological tests.

All positive results must be interpreted with care, as some false-positive results or heterotypical responses of the IgM have been seen in the serum of pregnant women or in patients with an acute infection caused by cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex virus, measles, rubella, and parvovirus.

Useful For
Laboratory diagnosis of mumps virus infection​
Reference Range Information
Negative
Index value 0.00-0.79=negative
Reference values apply to all ages. 
Interpretation
Positive:  presence of IgM-class antibodies to mumps virus may support a clinical diagnosis of recent or acute phase infection with this virus.
 
Negative:  absence of IgM-class antibodies to mumps virus suggests lack of acute phase infection with mumps virus. However, serology my be negative in early disease, and results should be interpreted in the context of clinical findings.
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Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Report Available Methodology/Instrumentation
​Mayo Clinic Laboratories Monday through Friday​ 1 to 4 days
Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)​
Reference Lab
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Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​86735
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