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Mumps Serology

Mumps Serology is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
N/A

Common Use:
To assist in diagnosing a present or past mumps infection.

Specimen:
Serum collected in a gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube. Place separated serum into a standard transport tube within 2 hr of collection.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Indirect immunofluorescence)

IgMInterpretationIgGInterpretation
Negative0.89 index or lessNo significant level of detectable antibodyLess than 5 IU/mLNo significant level of detectable antibody; indicative of nonimmunity
Indeterminate0.9–1 indexEquivocal results; retest in 10–14 d6–9 IU/mLEquivocal results; retest in 10–14 d
Positive1.1 index or greaterAntibody detected; indicative of recent immunization, current or recent infection10 IU/mL or greaterAntibody detected; indicative of immunization, current or past infection

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Citation

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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