Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

24 hours

MiChart Code
Mumps Antibody, IgG
Soft Order Code
MUMPG

Test Updated:

Synonyms

MUMPGT
MUMPS IGG ANTIBODY BY EIA
MMR Vaccine Response
Viral Antibody: Mumps Virus IgG
MUMPG
Mumps IgG Antibody
MUMGN
MUMGI

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Multiplex Flow Immunoassay

Test Usage

Support the diagnosis of Mumps infection. The presence of IgG antibody generally indicates past exposure and immunity. The presence of IgM antibody or a fourfold or greater rise in IgG antibodies in paired sera indicates recent infection. Single IgG levels are not useful for supporting the diagnosis of acute infection. Elevated responses in neonates should be followed up with studies to rule out the presence of maternal antibodies, either by obtaining a convalescent specimen or by the demonstration of the absence of an IgM response.

Reference Range

NEGATIVE: No Mumps IgG Antibody detected; POSITIVE: Mumps IgG Antibody detected, indicating previous exposure and immunity to Mumps virus.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect specimen in SST tube. Post-vaccination samples should be collected 4-6 weeks from the date of vaccination.

Collection Offsite

Collect specimen in SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate up to 7 days. Post-vaccination samples should be collected 4-6 weeks from the date of vaccination.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.2 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
86735
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
6476-6

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