Mumps Antibody, IgG

Abbrev Code:MUIGG   
Order Code:LAB6373Order Name:Mumps IGG
Methodology:Chemiluminescent immunoassay
CPT Codes: 86735 x1
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results reported the same day.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.9 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Causes for Rejection:Gross hemolysis

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and separate serum from cells ASAP. Aliquot 2 mL, 0.35 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:24 hours at room temperature; 7 days refrigerated.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab UM Specialty Core/Prot/Endo (Liaison D) 


Reference Range:
Mumps Antibody, IgG
Less than 9.0 AU/mL Negative; suggests no immunologic exposure
9.0-11.0 AU/mL Equivocal; please recollect in 1-2 weeks or later
11.0 AU/mL or greater Positive; suggests previous exposure or immunization
and probable immunity
Note: The magnitude of the result above the cut-off is not indicative of the amount of antibody present.
Use:Aid in the diagnosis of mumps virus infection and aid in evaluating immunity; mumps PCR should be sent out if current infection is suspected.

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