MUMPS ANTIBODY (088-0041)
Synonyms: Mumps Antibody, Mumps immune status
CPT4 Code: 86735
Test Order Mnemonic: MUMP
Test Includes: Antibody to mumps virus. A positive result indicates previous exposure to mumps. For acute infection, a specific test for IgM antibody should be requested (Reference Lab test).
Request Form: Microbiology/Serology
Collection: Routine venipuncture, SST (serum separator tube)
Storage Instructions: Centrifuge and store at 2-8░C.
Causes for Rejection: Insufficient quantity, gross hemolysis, lipemia
Availability: Samples are accepted 24 hours per day at Sample Management, 5.136 McCullough.
Turnaround Time: Test is performed twice per week
Volume: 1ml serum
Container: SST (gel separator)
Test Method: Automated EIA (BioPlex 2200)
Revised/reviewed 10/21/2011 by T. Friloux