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Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Detection of Mumps RNA is indicative of infection with Mumps virus.
No virus detected.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Mumps testing is available through the MDHHS laboratory but must be approved. Pre-approval arrangements for Michigan clients must be made through the MDHHS VPD Surveillance Coordinator at 517-335-8159.Preapproval for Michigan Medicine physicians may be obtained from Infection Prevention and Epidemiology at 734-936-6355 or page 30032.
Collect oral/buccal swab with a dacron tip and an aluminum or plastic shaft, and place into M4RT transport media. Send to Specimen Processing refrigerated.