Mumps IgM Antibody

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC:

MISC CHEM

POE DESCRIPTION: MUMPS IGM ANTIBODY TITER; MUMPS IGM
CPT CODE: 86735-90
TURNAROUND TIME: 5-7 working days
CONTAINER TYPE:

Red top Vacutainer® tube or SST tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

2.0 mL blood (1.0 mL serum)

REJECTION CRITERIA: Excessive hemolysis, gross contamination of specimen, chylous serum, improper storage of specimen, inappropriate specimen container, insufficient specimen volume.
MINIMUM VOLUME:

1.0 mL blood (0.5 mL serum)

REFERENCE RANGE:

See Specialty Labs - Search Test Code 9721

METHODOLOGY:

Enzyme immunoassay (EIA)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The test is used to aid in the diagnosis of acute Mumps virus infection.
TEST SYNONYM(S):Parotitis Epidemica Antibodies