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To assist in diagnosing a present or past mumps infection.
Serum collected in a gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube. Place separated serum into a standard transport tube within 2 hr of collection.
(Method: Indirect immunofluorescence)
|Negative||0.89 index or less||No significant level of detectable antibody||Less than 5 IU/mL||No significant level of detectable antibody; indicative of nonimmunity|
|Indeterminate||0.9–1 index||Equivocal results; retest in 10–14 d||6–9 IU/mL||Equivocal results; retest in 10–14 d|
|Positive||1.1 index or greater||Antibody detected; indicative of recent immunization, current or recent infection||10 IU/mL or greater||Antibody detected; indicative of immunization, current or past infection|
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Mumps Serology." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425035/all/Mumps_Serology.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Mumps Serology. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425035/all/Mumps_Serology. Accessed April 22, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Mumps Serology. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425035/all/Mumps_Serology
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Mumps Serology [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 22]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425035/all/Mumps_Serology.
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